Gossip column: Ter Stegen, Pogba, Lukaku, Bony, Costa, Odegaard, Bacca

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Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola wants to sign Barcelona goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen, 24, as a replacement for Joe Hart, 29, but the German will cost £67m. (Sunday Express)external-link

Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba, 23, is close to joining Manchester United after he arrived in the city to complete his world-record transfer. The France international will have a medical on Sunday. (Gazzetta dello Sport)external-link

Manchester United believe that bringing Pogba back to the Premier League can deliver as much as £40m worth of commercial income in the first year. (Sunday Times - subscription required)external-link

Premier League champions Leicester City will make a £17m bid for 23-year-old Burnley defender Michael Keane this week.(Sunday People)external-link

Everton are yet to receive an official bid from Chelsea for their Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku, 23.(Sunday Telegraph)external-link

However, Chelsea are ready to offer goalkeeper Asmir Begovic, 29, and striker Loic Remy, 29, to the Toffees as part of a package for Belgium international Lukaku.(Sun on Sunday)external-link

Manchester City have lowered 27-year-old Wilfried Bony's asking price and will accept bids of around £13m for a striker they signed for £25m 18 months ago.(Sunday Express)external-link

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The Sunday Express leads on Manchester City's interest in Marc-Andre ter Stegen

Wales will look to appoint Ryan Giggs as their manager if current boss Chris Coleman takes the vacant Hull City position.(Sunday Mirror)external-link

Turkish club Galatasaray want to sign Manchester United midfielders Bastian Schweinsteiger and Antonio Valencia, both 31, and will pay £4.25m for the pair.(Daily Star Sunday)external-link

Jose Mourinho says he needs time to rebuild Manchester United as predecessor Louis van Gaal "had different ideas to mine" and that "it might be easier for us to bring in 20 completely new players and start again from zero." (Observer)external-link

West Ham want to take Norwegian winger Martin Odegaard, 17, on loan from Real Madrid, but they will face competition from Liverpool. (Squawka)external-link

Chelsea and Spain striker Diego Costa, 27, has been offered a move to Napoli by agent Jorge Mendes. (Corriere dello Sport - in Italian)external-link

Stoke City are still determined to sign England U21 striker Saido Berahino, 23, from West Brom. (Stoke Sentinel)external-link

West Brom are considering a move for Aston Villa forward Jordan Ayew, 24, after ending their interest in West Ham striker Diafra Sakho, 26. (ESPN)external-link

AC Milan and Colombia striker Carlos Bacca, 29, will head to London for talks with West Ham after a potential move to Spain fell through. (Gianluca Di Marzio, via Essex Chronicle)external-link

Italian side Lazio are considering a move for 23-year-old Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha. (Il Messaggero, via HITC)external-link

Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure, 33, will not be leaving the club this summer, according to his agent. (Sunday Express)external-link

Sunday Star backpage
The Star's back page previews Sunday's Community Shield

Sheffield Wednesday will give defender Tom Lees, 25, a new deal worth £25,000 a week in a bid to ward off interest from Burnley, Derby and Fulham. (Mail on Sunday)external-link

Pep Guardiola believes English defender Tosin Adarabioyo, 18, has the ability to be a first-team player for Manchester City this season. (Manchester Evening News)external-link

Hull City caretaker boss Mike Phelan says he is still not sure whether the club will be able to make any further signings before their Premier League opener against Leicester next Saturday. (Hull Daily Mail)external-link

Phelan could be appointed Tigers manager on a permanent basis after the club failed to attract other targets. (Mail on Sunday)external-link

Newcastle United will sell striker Aleksandar Mitrovic, 21, as manager Rafael Benitez does not feel he can trust the Serbian, who is currently serving a four-game ban. (Sunday Mirror)external-link

Former Arsenal defender Thomas Vermaelen, 30, will leave Barcelona for Roma on loan this season. (Sun on Sunday)external-link

Ex-Liverpool and Scotland captain Graeme Souness says Manchester United will win the Premier League this season, Nemanja Matic is better than N'Golo Kante and Paul Pogba is not worth £100m. (Sunday Times - subscription required)external-link

Former Manchester United defender Gary Pallister doubts whether Zlatan Ibrahinovic, 34, can be the new "God" at Old Trafford, but says Jose Mourinho is the right man to take Manchester United into a new era. (Sun on Sunday)external-link

Former Spurs striker and coach Clive Allen says Harry Kane looked tired during Euro 2016 but has backed the Tottenham forward to recover for the new season. (Sunday Mirror)external-link

Best of social media

John Barnes and a group of Liverpool fans recreated his famous 'World in Motion' rap on the London underground. (Twitter)external-link

Jack Grealish has posted a back-of-the-bus photoexternal-link with his team-mates as Aston Villa travelled to Sheffield Wednesday for their first game in the Championship.

Jack Grealish
Aston Villa face Sheffield Wednesday in their first league game outside the top-flight since 1988 on Sunday

New Middlesbrough striker Alvaro Negredo saidexternal-link he enjoyed his first game at the Riverside.

Fenerbahce striker Robin van Persie has quite a passion for fishing, judging by his birthday presents. (Instagram)external-link

Robin van Persie
Van Persie captioned the picture with: "Be careful fishies we're coming to get you!"

Gareth Bale is back at Real Madrid after his heroics for Wales in Euro 2016. (Real Madrid Twitter)external-link

Portsmouth displayed a proud "keep off the grass" sign before their season-opener with Carlisle, reading: "This pitch is one of only five fully natural playing surfaces remaining from the current 92 league clubs." The visitors shared it on Twitter.external-link

And finally

New Cardiff City signing Jazz Richards has been booed by his own supporters for refusing to 'do the Ayatollah'. The gesture, which has been used by Cardiff City fans since the 1990s, involves a player raising his hands above his head, palms down, and repeatedly moving them up and down in a patting motion. (Wales Online)external-link

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