Gossip column: Pulisic, Mahrez, Lemar, Low, Silva, Lewandowski, Can, Campbell

Football gossip

Borussia Dortmund attacking midfielder Christian Pulisic, 19, has refused to rule out a potential move to Manchester United, the club he supported as a child. (Mail)external-link

Leicester's 26-year-old Algeria winger Riyad Mahrez wants his club to guarantee he will be allowed to leave this summer before returning to training. (Times - subscription required)external-link

Arsenal's French striker Alexandre Lacazette is under big pressure at the Emirates and could face a summer exit according to former Gunners player Emmanuel Petit. (Sun)external-link

Mahrez's advisers claim the Foxes had already agreed to let him leave if a big club offered £50m but still rejected a Manchester City bid in January. (Mirror)external-link

France and Monaco forward Thomas Lemar, 22, is not on Liverpool's list of targets for the summer transfer window. (Liverpool Echo)external-link

Germany boss Joachim Low is Real Madrid's preferred option to replace Zinedine Zidane as manager at the end of the season. (Mundo Deportivo - in Spanish)external-link

Former Watford manager Marco Silva is threatening the club with legal action because he is yet to receive compensation after being sacked in January. (Times - subscription required)external-link

Arsenal's 26-year-old midfielder Jack Wilshere will take a pay cut to sign a new deal at the club. (Mail)external-link

Juventus are confident they will sign Liverpool's Germany midfielder Emre Can, 24, when his contract expires in the summer. (Mirror)external-link

Bayern Munich's Poland striker Robert Lewandowski, 29, says rumours of a summer move to Real Madrid "do not interest" him. (Bild - in German)external-link

Leicester and West Ham are keen to sign 21-year-old English forward Patrick Roberts, who is on loan at Celtic from Manchester City. (Sun)external-link

Former Manchester United winger Angel Di Maria, 29, admits he was 'very close' to leaving Paris St. Germain for Barcelona last summer. (Mail)external-link

Barnsley have identified Peterborough United manager Grant McCann as a candidate to replace ex-manager Paul Heckingbottom, who left to take charge at Leeds. (Telegraph)external-link

Former Arsenal and Tottenham defender Sol Campbell has held talks with Oxford United as the League One club look to appoint a new manager. (Mail)external-link

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Daily Express back page on Friday

Manchester City's £57m signing of Aymeric Laporte from Athletic Bilbao helped save an eighth-tier French club from financial ruin. (Telegraph)external-link

Ex-Man City striker Valeri Bojinov, 31, has signed a six-month deal with Croatian champions HNK Rijeka. (HNK Rijeka - in Croatian)external-link

Manchester United recorded their biggest financial loss in eight years because of tax reforms introduced by United States President Donald Trump. (Times - subscription required)external-link

Facebook, Google and Netflix will not be submitting bids for the next round of Premier League TV rights. (Guardian)external-link

Best of Thursday's gossip

Liverpool are preparing a second move for Monaco's 22-year-old France midfielder Thomas Lemar, after he turned down a new contract at the Ligue 1 club. (Independent)external-link

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola will not revive his interest in Leicester City's 26-year-old Algeria midfielder Riyad Mahrez in the summer. (Mirror)external-link

Luis Enrique, the former Barcelona boss who has been linked with replacing Antonio Conte at Chelsea, is preparing for a move to England. The 47-year-old does not want to take over until the end of the season. (Telegraph)external-link

Tottenham are interested in signing Watford's 25-year-old French midfielder Abdoulaye Doucoure in the summer. (Mail)external-link

Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Fred has chosen Manchester City as his next club, according to former coach Mircea Lucescu. The 24-year-old Brazil international has also been linked with City's neighbours Manchester United. (Mirror)external-link

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