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Paris St-Germain and Brazil striker Neymar, 26, has told Real Madrid he wants more money than the Spanish club's 33-year-old Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo in order to seal a move to the Bernabeu. (Sunday Express)

France midfielder Paul Pogba is ready to leave Manchester United if manager Jose Mourinho stays on at Old Trafford. (Sun on Sunday)

Former England manager Glenn Hoddle says "there is a fantastic player in there" when it comes to Manchester United's Pogba, 24, but "whether Mourinho can find him is the question". (Mail on Sunday)

Manchester United are among the top clubs monitoring Lazio's 22-year-old Serbia midfielder Sergej Milinkovic-Savic, who is rated at £80m. (Sunday Mirror)

Former Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal is in the frame to replace Antonio Conte at Chelsea if the relationship between the Italian and the club's board deteriorates further. The 66-year-old Dutchman is keen for another chance in the Premier League. (Sunday Mirror)

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte will not tone down his touchline behaviour after being told off by his father for being too calm on the sidelines during the recent defeat by Watford. (Sunday Express)

Manchester United and Spain goalkeeper David de Gea wants a £350,000-a-week deal to stay at Old Trafford. The 27-year-old earns around £180,000 a week but lags behind Chile forward Alexis Sanchez, who is on £505,000 a week. (Sun on Sunday)

Watford's French midfielder Abdoulaye Doucoure, 25, says he welcomes interest from Arsenal and Liverpool before the summer transfer window. (L'Equipe, via Metro)

Manchester City's French defender and record signing Aymeric Laporte, 23, says he was right to turn down the first approach from the Premier League leaders 18 months ago. (Sunday Telegraph)

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola will deny his players a celebratory beer if they win the Carabao Cup on Sunday because he wants them in top condition for Thursday's Premier League game against Arsenal at Emirates Stadium. (Independent on Sunday)

Former Gunner Robert Pires says Arsenal's 2003-04 'Invincibles' had "more talent and spirit" than the current Manchester City team. (BT Sport)

Chelsea and Crystal Palace have clashed over the best way to treat injured midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek. The 22-year-old England international, who is on loan at Palace, has been out since the end of December. (Daily Star Sunday)

Arsenal and Colombia goalkeeper David Ospina, 29, says he would be open to leaving the Gunners this summer in a bid for first-team football. (Directv, via Daily Star Sunday)

Newcastle manager Rafael Benitez is not worried about forward Islam Slimani's injury, which is set to keep him on the sidelines until the end of next month, and believes the 29-year-old Algeria international is getting closer to his debut. (Chronicle)

England manager Gareth Southgate and Scotland counterpart Alex McLeish are set to step up efforts to persuade 21-year-old Manchester United midfielder Scott McTominay to play for their countries. (Times - subscription required)

England fans have reacted angrily after they were allocated 1,659 tickets for the World Cup group match with Belgium at the 35,000-capacity Kaliningrad Stadium. (Sunday Mirror)

England women manager Phil Neville says he has not ruled out picking ChelseaLadies striker Eniola Aluko, 31, "if she is playing well" and "scoring goals". (Sunday Telegraph)

Tottenham Hotspur have revealed how their new 62,000-seater stadium will look on match nights with 170 panels featuring LED lights that will allow the ground to glow like Bayern Munich's Allianz Arena. (Mail on Sunday)

Non-league side Salford City FC ensured no food from the club's postponed clash with Tamworth on Saturday was wasted - by donating it all to a homeless shelter. (Manchester Evening News)

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Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has agreed a new contract with the club worth nearly £20m a year until 2021, a £3m increase on his current deal. (Mail)

Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale, 28, has been linked with a move away from the club but manager Zinedine Zidane says the Wales international "will always be important" to the Spanish outfit. (Sun)

Manchester United officials are becoming annoyed by the conduct of midfielder Paul Pogba's agent Mino Raiola, who told the Old Trafford side's manager, Jose Mourinho, where to play the 24-year-old France international. (Times - subscription required)

Manchester United have stepped up their interest in signing Nice midfielder Jean Michael Seri. The 26-year-old Ivory Coast international has a £35m release clause in his contract. (Mirror)

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