Gossip column: Bale, De Gea, Milner, Gerrard, Mourinho, Lallana

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Manchester City midfielder James Milner, 29, will turn down a new four-year contract worth up to £165,000 a week in order to join Arsenal. Liverpool also want the England international. (Daily Star)external-link

Liverpool are also interested in City's 29-year-old Bosnia striker Edin Dzeko. (Daily Mail)external-link

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The Daily Mail leads on the news Raheem Sterling wants to leave Liverpool

Former Manchester United captain Gary Neville says his former club should use 24-year-old goalkeeper David De Gea as leverage to sign Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale, 25.(Sun - subscription required)external-link

Real are yet to say whether manager Carlo Ancelotti will stay for next season, despite the Italian saying he plans to.(Guardian)external-link

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho says the Premier League has greater strength in depth than its Spanish equivalent and Barcelona and Real Madrid would not be as dominant if they played in England.(Talksport)external-link

Meanwhile, Mourinho says he is unable to stop goalkeeper Petr Cech, 32, joining Arsenal this summer. (Mirror)external-link

Liverpool's England midfielder Adam Lallana, 27, has described his first season at Anfield as "very average" but says the club can cope with the loss of 34-year-old captain Steven Gerrard with the players they already have.(Guardian)external-link

Manchester City forward Scott Sinclair, 26, is set to make his loan move to Aston Villa permanent now Tim Sherwood's side have secured their Premier League status. (Daily Express) external-link

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The Telegraph depict the moment Cesc Fabregas was sent off for Chelsea against West Brom

Swansea defender Ashley Williams, 30, says he enjoyed playing in this season's Europa League but is relieved to have missed out on qualification for next year's competition.(Mirror)external-link

Real Sociedad manager David Moyes is keen to sign Costa Rica left-back Bryan Oviedo, 25, from his former club Everton.(Daily Express)external-link

Arsenal forward Theo Walcott, 26, will meet manager Arsene Wenger after the FA Cup final on 30 May to discuss a new deal. (Times - subscription required)external-link

Aston Villa full-back Alan Hutton said he would play in goal if it means he can start the FA Cup final against Arsenal.(Birmingham Mail)external-link

Tottenham striker Harry Kane could miss the start of next season if he is picked to represent England Under-21s at the European Championship this summer, according to Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino.(Independent) external-link

Meanwhile, Manchester United full-back Luke Shaw is set to go against the wishes of manager Louis van Gaal and make himself available for the tournament.(Daily Mail)external-link

Manager Sam Allardyce's departure from West Ham is due to be confirmed less than 24 hours after the final game of the Premier League season against Newcastle. (Telegraph)external-link

Liverpool have handed a trial to 18-year-old Torquay United goalkeeper Daniel Lavercombe.(Liverpool Echo)external-link

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Ronaldinho will play in the Liga MX Clausura semi-finals with Queretaro

Former Barcelona and AC Milan forward Ronaldinho, now at Mexican club Queretaro, enjoyed a celebratory meal after securing a place in the Liga MX Clausura semi-finals. The 35-year-old posted on Instagram:external-link "Good meal to recharge the batteries! Does anyone want some?"

Tottenham's 25-year-old winger Belgium Nacer Chadli has revealed his love for computer game Football Manager, asking his followers on Twitter:external-link "How many seasons have you reached?"

Barcelona defender Thomas Vermaelen was modest in victory after his club secured the Spanish league title. The 29-year-old, who is yet to make his debut following a move from Arsenal, tweeted:external-link "Congrats to my team-mates for winning the league yesterday. Hopefully I will be able to contribute more next year."

And finally

Pranksters posed as autograph hunters to trick David De Gea into signing a piece of paper that states he promises to stay at Old Trafford "for 10 years unless Manchester United fail to play in the Champions League for two seasons running". (Cheeky Sport via Express)external-link