Football gossip: Zaha, Lukaku, Pogba, De Gea, Sane, Jesus, Danilo, Tagliafico

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Ivory Coast forward Wilfried Zaha, 26, has said he is ready to leave Crystal Palace and wants to play in the Champions League. (Mail)external-link

Manchester United are prepared to listen to offers for Romelu Lukaku this summer, with the 25-year-old Belgium striker open to a move away from Old Trafford. (Telegraph)external-link

French midfielder Paul Pogba, 26, and Spanish goalkeeper David de Gea, 28, are using the uncertainty over whether Manchester United will qualify for next season's Champions League to demand huge pay rises to stay at Old Trafford. (Times - subscription required)external-link

German midfielder Leroy Sane, 23, and Brazilian forward Gabriel Jesus, 22, are just two out of a possible eight players who have asked to leave Manchester City in the summer. (El Chiringuito, via Sun)external-link

Inter Milan are in negotiations with Manchester City for Brazil international defender Danilo, 27. (Calciomercato)external-link

Arsenal target Nicolas Tagliafico, 26, has rejected the offer of a new deal at Ajax but his representative, Ricardo Schlieper, has hinted that the Argentine defender favours a move to Italy. (Football London)external-link

Real Madrid remain hopeful of signing Paris St-Germain's Brazilian forward Neymar, 27. (Marca)external-link

The Spanish giants are also closing in on a deal to sign Eintracht Frankfurt's Serbia striker Luka Jovic, 21. (Star)external-link

Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri has indicated that French striker Olivier Giroud, 32, will not leave Chelsea this summer. (Telegraph)external-link

Napoli are monitoring Tottenham and England full-back Kieran Trippier, 28. (Football Italia)external-link

Arsenal and Everton are considering a £13m move for Fortuna Dusseldorf's Belgian forward Benito Raman, 24. (Bild, via Sun)external-link

Burnley manager Sean Dyche will not say how much he thinks Dwight McNeil is worth after the 19-year-old English winger was linked with Arsenal, Manchester City, Liverpool, Everton and Newcastle. (Burnley Express)external-link

Newcastle have told manager Rafael Benitez he will be handed around £50m each year, before player sales, if he agrees to sign a new contract. (Independent)external-link

Southampton's Northern Irish midfielder Steven Davis, 34, on loan at Rangers, has begun talks with the Scottish club over a permanent summer transfer. (Sky Sports)external-link

Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde has described Pep Guardiola as the best in the business, despite Manchester City's Champions League elimination against Tottenham. (Marca)external-link

Aston Villa's Ross McCormack, 32, will not be returning to Motherwell, the Scottish striker's loan club have confirmed. (Daily Record)external-link

Unai Emery says he is capable of managing the demands for game time among his Arsenal players following speculation over French striker Alexandre Lacazette, 27. (Football London)external-link

Former Manchester United and England striker Andy Cole, 47, wants to spearhead English football's fight against racism by succeeding Lord Herman Ouseley as chairman of anti-racism watchdog Kick It Out. (Mirror)external-link

Leeds fans are speculating about a potential return of their former player James Milner after the 33-year-old English midfielder, who is out of contract in the summer, was among the absentees as Liverpool revealed their kit for 2019-20. (Express)external-link

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