Gossip column: De Gea, Gerrard, Cech, Schneiderlin & Begovic.

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Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea will leave Old Trafford at the end of the season after the 24-year-old agreed personal terms with Real Madrid, with only a transfer fee to be negotiated. (Marca)external-link

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The Daily Mirror leads on Steven Gerrard potentially having a future role at Liverpool, but features news of De Gea's Real Madrid move

But other reports suggest the Spain international has not agreed terms and has been offered a new deal by Manchester United, with his current one set to expire next summer. (Sky Sports)external-link

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal is working with his scouting staff to find a replacement for De Gea. (the Sun- subscription required)external-link

The Red Devils are considering signing Roma pair Miralem Pjanic, 25, and Radja Nainggolan, 27, for a combined fee of £66m. (Daily Express)external-link

Manchester City midfielder James Milner, 29, wants to move to Liverpool at the end of the season and will turn down the chance to join Arsenal. (Daily Mirror)external-link

Aston Villa manager Tim Sherwood believes Christian Benteke, 24, could jeopardise his place in Belgium's Euro 2016 squad if he leaves Aston Villa for a bigger club this summer. (Birmingham Mail)external-link

Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale, 25, should return to the Premier League where he will be appreciated and allowed to flourish again, according to former Liverpool and England defender Jamie Carragher. (Daily Mail)external-link

Manchester City striker Wilfried Bony, 26, expects to form a "scary" attacking partnership with Sergio Aguero, 26, next season. (Guardian)external-link

Napoli manager Rafael Benitez, 55, is top of West Ham's list to succeed Sam Allardyce, who is out of contract at the end of the season, and expected to leave the Hammers. (Daily Mail)external-link

Hull City midfielder Tom Ince
Hull City midfielder Tom Ince has been on loan at Derby County since February

Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech could be on his way to Paris St-Germain despite Arsenal's interest in the 32-year-old. (Daily Mirror)external-link

Meanwhile, manager Jose Mourinho has revealed Chelsea are buying extra medals to make sure every member involved in the first-team squad during the season will be rewarded for their title success. (London Evening Standard)external-link

Steve Bruce will remain manager of Hull City even if the club is relegated from the Premier League, according to owner Assem Allam. (Daily Mail)external-link

Former England captain Paul Ince says his son, Hull City midfielder Tom Ince, 23, has the talent to become the next Gareth Bale. (the Times - subscription required)external-link

Stoke City manager Mark Hughes says the club will hold further contract talks with goalkeeper Asmir Begovic, next month, but admits the 27-year-old Bosnian, whose current deal runs expires next summer, "has more power" in the negotiations. (the Sun - subscription required)external-link

Manchester United, Arsenal and Liverpool's chances of signing Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema, 27, have improved after reports that the La Liga club want to re-sign Alvaro Morata, 22, from Juventus. (Daily Star)external-link

Liverpool could move for midfielder Andrea Pirlo this summer if the 35-year-old Italian leaves Juventus, with the potential arrival of Liverpool's former player Xabi Alonso, 33, at the Italian club. (Daily Express)external-link

Tottenham goalkeeper Brad Friedel "cannot see" the club selling 21-year-old striker Harry Kane to Manchester United. (Talksport)external-link

The former United States goalkeeper, 43, says Premier League clubs need to give English "talent and youth" a chance. (Daily Telegraph)external-link

The Sun back page
The Sun's back page focuses on news of Jake Livermore's ban

Tottenham have not given up hope of signing Southampton midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin, 25, this summer, with Arsenal cooling their interest in the France midfielder as they prepare a move for Borussia Dortmund's Ilkay Gundogan, 24. (Daily Telegraph)external-link

Sunderland manager Dick Advocaat, 67, may be tempted to extend his current short-team deal at the Stadium of Light. (the Times - subscription required)external-link

Despite Arsenal still being in contention to finish second in the Premier League, the club's former midfielder Paul Merson says they need a new spine to their team to challenge Chelsea for the title next season. (Sky Sports)external-link

Liverpool midfielder Jordon Ibe, 19, is "close" to signing a new contract, according to manager Brendan Rodgers. (Talksport)external-link

Former Liverpool midfielder Dietmar Hamann says Steven Gerrard, 34, is likely to be the last top player to spend all his career at one club. (Guardian)external-link

Best of social media

Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy has stated his desire for Paris St-Germain to sign midfielder Paul Pogba from Juventus, on Twitter.external-link

Queens Park Rangers midfielder Joey Barton has had a row with the club's former striker Rodney Marsh on Twitter,external-link calling the 70-year-old "a bitter man".

As Steven Gerrard prepares for his final game at Anfield, the Liverpool Echoexternal-link have taken a look back to the early years of his football life with footage of him playing for Whiston Juniors aged just 12.

And before Gerrard's last Anfield appearance, former team-mate John Arne Riise has written an emotional blogexternal-link about his former captain. "He is the greatest Liverpool has ever had," writes Riise. "I'm honoured that I can say I played seven years with the legend himself. I won the Champions League with him, even though I think he won it for us."

Meanwhile, Gerrard uploaded an image of a large bottle of bubbly onto Instagram.external-link The bottle is inscribed with a loving message from family members, citing an "unbelievable 17 years".

Steven Gerrard Instagram

And finally

Manchester United's latest signing Memphis Depay is warming up nicely for life at Old Trafford as footage from the 21-year-old's most recent training session with PSV Eindhoven showed him scoring four times, including one sublime chip. (Daily Star)external-link