Gossip column: Hazard, Aubameyang, Pastore, Ozil, Evans

Football gossip

Manchester City are ready to make a £150m move for Chelsea's Eden Hazard, 27, after Pep Guardiola identified the Belgium winger as his main summer transfer target. (Sunday Mirror)

Arsenal must either meet Borussia Dortmund's £60m asking price for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, 28, or look elsewhere. (Sunday Mirror)

Paris St-Germain chairman Nasser Al-Khelaifi says the rumours of Neymar, 25, moving to Real Madrid make him laugh and insists "2,000%" that the Brazil international will be at the Ligue 1 outfit next season. (Mail on Sunday)

Manchester City and Manchester United are set to battle it out against in an attempt to sign Brazil midfielder Fred, 24, from Shakhtar Donetsk. (Daily Star Sunday)

Liverpool and Tottenham are set to miss out on 28-year-old Paris St-Germain midfielder Javier Pastore, who has confirmed that returning to Italy is his priority. (Metro)

The odds of Mesut Ozil, 29, following Alexis Sanchez from Arsenal to Manchester United have been slashed. (Manchester Evening News)

Former Barcelona manager Luis Enrique is the leading candidate to replace Chelsea boss Antonio Conte, whose future is in doubt at the club, in the summer. (Mail on Sunday)

Chelsea are ready to make an improved bid to try to complete a deal to sign former Manchester City striker Edin Dzeko from Roma. (Sunday Express)

Arsenal are set to win the race to sign West Brom defender Jonny Evans, 30, with Manchester City poised to sign Aymeric Laporte from Athletic Bilbao. (Daily Star Sunday)

Burnley boss Sean Dyche wants Arsenal defender Rob Holding, 22, on loan for the rest of the season but any deal could depend on whether the Gunners are able to sign Jonny Evans. (Sun on Sunday)

Roma have turned down Liverpool's bid for 25-year-old Brazil goalkeeper Alisson Becker. (Metro)

Newcastle are set to beat Liverpool to the signature of Brazil forward Luan, 24, from Gremio for £17.5m. (Sun on Sunday)

Jorginho's agent has met Manchester United representatives ahead of a move for the 26-year-old from Napoli. (Manchester Evening News)

Manchester United are set to reject offers from Juventus and Roma to sign Italian defender Matteo Darmian, 28, on loan. (Sunday Express)

Tottenham will continue talks with Paris St-Germain over a potential £22m deal for 25-year-old Lucas Moura. (Sunday Telegraph)

Leicester striker Leonardo Ulloa, 31, is reportedly close to a loan move back to former club Brighton. (Leicester Mercury)

Feyenoord have set Newcastle a deadline to meet their £20m asking price for 27-year-old Danish striker Nicolai Jorgensen. (Newcastle Chronicle)

Newcastle and Crystal Palace are eyeing moves for Red Star Belgrade striker Richmond Boakye, 24. (HITC)

Liverpool have reduced their asking price for Daniel Sturridge, paving the way for the 28-year-old to move to Inter Milan on loan. (Sunday Mirror)

West Ham are trying to bring 32-year-old former Southampton striker Graziano Pelle back from China. (Inside Futbol)

West Ham's exit from the FA Cup at the hands of Wigan have damaged on-loan keeper Joe Hart's prospects of making the England squad for the World Cup as there is a doubt about how much first-team football the 30-year-old may now get with the Hammers. (Sunday Times - subscription required)

Uefa could ban heading in youth football if a study it is conducting finds evidence that it causes brain damage. (Sunday Telegraph)

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The Star on Sunday reports that Manchester City and Manchester United are set to battle over Shakhtar star Fred

Best of Saturday's gossip

Real Madrid want Mauricio Pochettino as their next manager and have made an approach for the Tottenham boss. (Mail)

Spurs are close to completing a £21.9m deal to sign Paris St-Germain's 25-year-old Brazil winger Lucas Moura. (RMC Sport - in French)

Manchester City have agreed a club-record £57m deal to sign Athletic Bilbao's 23-year-old French centre-back Aymeric Laporte. (Guardian)

Real Madrid are planning to buy Chelsea's 27-year-old Belgium forward Eden Hazard, Tottenham's 24-year-old England striker Harry Kane and Manchester United's 27-year-old Spain goalkeeper David de Gea this summer. (Mail)

Arsenal have made a part-exchange bid of £10m plus 32-year-old France right-back Mathieu Debuchy for West Brom's 30-year-old Northern Ireland centre-back Jonny Evans. (Star)

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