Gossip column: Pogba, Lukaku, Icardi, Ayew, Sane, Chadli, Evans, Williams

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Manchester United's summer recruitment will not end once they complete a world record move for Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba, 23. Manager Jose Mourinho also wants to sign an experienced central defender. (Sunday Times)external-link

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte is confident the club will re-sign striker Romelu Lukaku, 23, from Everton with the Blues set to offer £60m for the Belgium international.(Sunday Express)external-link

Arsenal could bid £50m for Inter Milan striker Mauro Icardi, 23, if a deal for Lyon's Alexandre Lacazette, 25, falls through. (Daily Star Sunday)external-link

Manchester City could complete the £46.5m signing of Schalke forward Leroy Sane, 20, this weekend. (Bild - in German)external-link

West Ham are willing to bid £20m for Swansea City forward Andre Ayew, 26. (Mail on Sunday)external-link

Chelsea full-back Baba Rahman, 22, is set to join Schalke on a season-long loan deal less than year after joining the Blues for more than £20m. (Evening Standard)external-link

Swansea City are interested in Tottenham winger Nacer Chadli, 26. (Sky Sports)external-link

Sunday Express
The Sunday Express reports Chelsea are willing to spend £60m to re-sign striker Romelu Lukaku

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is still "in the market for players" after losing a "heavyweight" in 31-year-old defender Per Mertesacker to a long-term injury. (Sunday Telegraph)external-link

The Gunners are planning a £15m move for West Brom defender Jonny Evans, 28. (Sunday Mirror)external-link

Swansea defender Ashley Williams, 31, will become Ronald Koeman's first signing at Everton after the clubs agreed a £10m deal for the Wales international. (Sunday People)external-link

Tottenham midfielder Erik Lamela, 24, says he has never thought about leaving the club, despite speculation linking the Argentina international with a move.(ESPN)external-link

Liverpool midfielder Lucas Leiva, 29, is set to complete a £2.3m move to Turkish side Galatasaray next week. (Milliyet, via Sunday Express)external-link

Zinedine Zidane's son Enzo, a 21-year-old Real Madrid midfielder, is a loan target for Premier League newcomers Middlesbrough. (Sunday Mirror)external-link

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has told full-back Pablo Zabaleta, 31, he wants him to stay. (Manchester Evening News)external-link

Manchester United midfielder Adnan Januzaj, 21, has told boss Jose Mourinho he wants to leave by permanently signing for another club, rather than going on loan. (Mail on Sunday)external-link

West Ham are interested in signing Manchester United defender Cameron Borthwick-Jackson, 19, on a season-long loan deal. (Sun on Sunday)external-link

Sunday Sport
Arsenal could make a £50m move for Inter Milan striker Mauro Icardi

Burnley have agreed a deal to sign Liverpool full-back Jon Flanagan, 23, on a season-long loan deal. (Sunday Mirror)external-link

Paris St-Germain are keen on Real Madrid forward Jese, 23. (Sky Sports)external-link

Aston Villa boss Roberto di Matteo says Republic of Ireland defender Ciaran Clark, 26, will be staying despite interest from West Brom. (Birmingham Mail)external-link

Italian and Spanish clubs are pushing for changes to the Champions League, with a new breakaway competition a possibility. (Sunday Telegraph)external-link

Chelsea defender and USA international Matt Miazga, 21, says he is not aware of any plans for the Blues send him out on loan. (ESPN)external-link

Best of social media

An English football icon joined Twitter on Saturday. World Cup winner Sir Bobby Charlton sent his first tweets on the 50th anniversary of England's 4-2 win over West Germany at Wembley.

Sir Bobby Charlton
Charlton was England's all-time leading goalscorer with 49 until Wayne Rooney broke his record last year

It is 20 years to the day since Newcastle United made England striker Alan Shearer the most expensive player in world football when they signed him for £15m from Blackburn.

Alan Shearer
Shearer went on to score 206 goals for the Magpies, a club record

Former Manchester United goalkeeper Anders Lindegaard liked what he saw from his old team in their 5-2 pre-season win over Galatasaray on Saturday.

Anders Lindegaard
The Preston goalkeeper made 19 Premier League appearances for the Red Devils in four years

And finally

Ninth-tier side Jarrow Roofing entertained Hartlepool in a pre-season friendly on Saturday, and had a rather unique excuse for failing to keep supporters up to date with how the second half was going...

Twitter
The game finished 1-1 with vice chairman/social media man/goalkeeper Andy Hudson conceding after being summoned from the bench/pressbox

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