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Manchester United have stepped up their interest in Monaco's 18-year-old forward Kylian Mbappe and midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko, 22, after their goals helped eliminate Manchester City from the Champions League. (Espnfc.co.uk)

Arsenal sent scout Gilles Grimandi to watch Monaco's Mbappe and 22-year-old left-back Benjamin Mendy. (Metro)

However both English sides will face competition from Barcelona if they decide to move for Mbappe. (Sport)

United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic, 35, has refused to rule out a return to Italy with Napoli. Ibrahimovic's former clubs include AC Milan, Inter Milan and Juventus. (Daily Mirror)

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The Daily Express report on Manchester United's advance to the last eight of the Europa League

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola wants to sign Bayern Munich and Germany defender Joshua Kimmich, 22, in the summer. (Sun)

Tottenham have identified Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha, 24, and Everton playmaker Ross Barkley, 23, as summer targets with the total bill for the pair expected to be about £60m. (Daily Mirror)

Barkley has been warned he will be sold if he does not sign a new contract. The England international has 18 months remaining on his current deal. (Liverpool Echo)

Spurs could face a fight to retain manager Mauricio Pochettino who has admirers in the Paris St-Germain hierarchy. (Daily Mail)

Liverpool are interested in Fulham left-back Ryan Sessegnon after the 16-year-old's breakthrough season in the Championship. (Liverpool Echo)

Another teenage-full back, Lyon's 19-year-old Jordy Gaspar, has also been linked with the Reds. (Telefoot via Talksport)

Manchester City have been linked with a move for 23-year-old Benfica goalkeeper Ederson, who has a £43.6m release clause in his contract. (Record via Sport Witness)

Manchester City captain and defender Vincent Kompany has lost the trust of manager Guardiola and will be sold in the summer. (Daily Express)

City are preparing to get rid of up to 13 players in the summer - including full-backs Gael Clichy, 31, and Bacary Sagna, 34, as well as defender Pablo Zabaleta, 32 - after being knocked out of the Champions League. (Manchester Evening News)

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The back page of Friday's Times leads on Wayne Rooney's absence from the England squad

Manchester City need a minimum of three new players to make a serious challenge for European titles, says the club's former defender Richard Dunne. (Talksport)

Former Leicester City boss Nigel Pearson is favourite to become the next Middlesbrough manager after Aitor Karanka's sacking. (Sun)

However, Boro are discussing whether to make a move for Guus Hiddink, 70, who has twice been Chelsea interim boss. (Daily Telegraph)

Southampton are considering a bid for 29-year-old Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart - currently on loan at Torino - as they believe Fraser Forster, 29, could be bound for Everton. (Daily Mail)

Arsenal and Tottenham are keen on French defender Florian Lejeune, 25, who is playing in Spain for Eibar. Lejeune has a release clause of just £8.7m. (Daily Mirror)

Chelsea captain John Terry, 36, will not be offered a new contract when his current deal expires in the summer but could be given a coaching or ambassadorial role by the club. (London Evening Standard)

Former Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp, 70, has applied to become Ghana's national coach. (Sun)

Everton striker Romelu Lukaku can still fulfil his dream of playing in the Champions League if he signs a new contract at Goodison Park, says three-time Arsenal Premier League winner Ray Parlour. (Talksport)

Everton have their eye on Genoa's 21-year-old striker Giovanni Simeone, son of Atletico Madrid boss Diego, to replace Lukaku if necessary. (TuttoMercato via Daily Star)

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The back page of Friday's Sun also leads on Rooney being dropped by England

Sunderland should reappoint Roy Keane as boss if the club are relegated, says former Black Cats striker Stephen Elliott. (Sunderland Echo)

Ipswich Town are set to make a summer move for Colchester United left-sided player Brennan Dickenson, 24, after he scored 10 goals in 29 League Two games. (East Anglian Daily Times)

Norwich City's Switzerland defender Timm Klose, 28, says he faces an uncertain future at the Championship club. (Norwich Evening News)

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Arsenal supporters plan to hire a plane to tow a banner protesting against a new contract for boss Arsene Wenger when the team play at West Brom on Saturday. (Birmingham Mail)

League One's bottom club Coventry City have sold 41,232 tickets for the EFL Trophy final against Oxford United at Wembley on 2 April. (Coventry Telegraph)

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