Football gossip: Rashford, Eriksen, Zaha, De Gea, Almada

Football gossip

Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford, 21, is set to be priced out of a move to Barcelona because they feel it would be too expensive to lure him away from Old Trafford. (Express)external-link

Tottenham are increasingly confident that midfielder Christian Eriksen, 27, who has been the subject of rumours regarding a move to Real Madrid, will sign a new long-term contract. (

Paris St-Germain are ready to make a shock £65m offer for Crystal Palace forward Wilfried Zaha, 26, who has set his heart on leaving the club this summer. (Express)external-link

Crystal Palace want £80m for Zaha but are reluctant to sell both the Ivory Coast international and right-back Aaron Wan-Bissaka, 21, in the summer. (Mail)external-link

Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea, 28, is said to be growing increasingly frustrated with the club's refusal to meet his long-standing request for a pay rise. (Times)external-link

Manchester City have targeted to buy Argentine midfielder Thiago Almada, 17 - dubbed the new Lionel Messi and playing in his country's top division for Velez Sarsfield - in a £20m deal. (Sun)external-link

Ajax midfielder Hakim Ziyech, 26, is available for just £25m, which has alerted the attention of City, Manchester United, Arsenal and Liverpool. (Mirror)external-link

Real Madrid's Gareth Bale could opt for a lucrative move to China, the United Arab Emirates and MLS, as well as a top European side - but unless his current deal, understood to be worth over £500,000 a week, is matched, the 29-year-old Welshman could see out a contract that runs until 2022. (Mirror)external-link

Manchester City are planning a move for Benfica attacking midfielder Joao Felix, 19, and have also been monitoring Eintracht Frankfurt forward Luka Jovic, 21. (

Napoli fear being priced out of a move for Kieran Trippier, with the Italians expecting Tottenham to value the England right-back at £40m. (Sun)external-link

Chelsea have rejected a £10m bid from Brighton for England Under-20 defender Reece James, 19, who has also been linked with Crystal Palace. (Sun)external-link

Manchester City are set to hand John Stones a new contract in a bid to show the 24-year-old England defender that he is still part of their future under Pep Guardiola. (Mirror)external-link

Manchester United assistant Mike Phelan has not agreed a contract extension and is believed to favour a sporting director role. (Mirror)external-link

Sunderland owner Stewart Donald has turned down a shock £70m bid from a mystery Malaysian. (Sun)external-link

Paris St-Germain could have Brazil forward Neymar, 27, back from injury ahead of schedule against Monaco on Sunday night. The forward has been out since January with a foot injury. (L'Equipe - in French)external-link

Bayern Munich centre-back Niklas Sule, 23, has become the latest defender to be added to Manchester United's summer transfer list. (Sport1, via Mirror)external-link

Alternatively, Manchester United need to sign West Ham midfielder Declan Rice, 20, Chelsea winger Callum Hudson-Odoi, 18, and Borussia Dortmund winger Jadon Sancho, 19 - according to former England forward Paul Merson. (Star)external-link

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane, linked with a move for Paris St-Germain striker Kylian Mbappe, 20, has admitted he will make changes to the club's style of play next season but refused to discuss transfer targets. (London Evening Standard)external-link

Manager Rafael Benitez, under contract until 30 June, has revealed he is now prepared to wait until the 11th hour before making a decision on his Newcastle future. (Newcastle Chronicle)external-link

Former Arsenal midfielder Edu, 40, is set to return to the club as technical director, with 17-year-old Brazilian Gabriel Martinelli lined up to be their first summer signing. (Mail)external-link

Wolves have been 'offered' AC Milan striker Andre Silva after Sevilla declined to take up their option to sign the 23-year-old Portuguese for around £35m. (Calciomercato, via Birmingham Mail)external-link

Brighton captain Bruno, 38, insists he has no hard feelings about a lack of game time at the Amex, despite only one Premier League start at home since November. (Argus)external-link

Norwich City's squad will share a huge £10m promotion bonus if they secure their return to the Premier League. (Telegraph)external-link

Ex-Brentford and Rangers manager Mark Warburton has been interviewed for a second time by QPR as they look to appoint Steve McClaren's successor. (Mail)external-link

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