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Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic, 35, has told the club they must show they are prepared to match his ambition if he is to stay at Old Trafford next season. (Daily Telegraph)

Meanwhile defender Luke Shaw, 21, wants to leave Old Trafford and move to Tottenham, where he would link up with his former Southampton boss Mauricio Pochettino. (Sun)

Chelsea want to bring defender Andreas Christensen, 20, back to Stamford Bridge when his loan spell with Borussia Monchengladbach ends, despite the Bundesliga side being keen to sign him permanently. (Daily Express)

Blues boss Antonio Conte wants to add an Italian assistant manager to his backroom staff, but the club would prefer a British appointment. (Times - subscription required)

And Conte has added Southampton's Portugal international right-back Cedric Soares, 25, to his list of playing targets. (Evening Standard)

Everton's Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku, 23, has played down talk of a summer move away, saying: "I want to create history at the club." (Daily Mirror)

Arsenal are set to open contract negotiations with 25-year-old England midfielder Jack Wilshere, who is on loan at Bournemouth from the Gunners this season. (Daily Mirror)

Wilshere will seek assurances over his first-team opportunities before committing to a new deal at Emirates Stadium. (Daily Telegraph)

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Lyon are chasing Ivorian striker Wilfried Bony, 28, who is on loan at Stoke City from Manchester City. (Talksport)

West Ham are prepared to make a £16m move for Liverpool midfielder Lazar Markovic, 23, who is currently on loan at Hull City. (Sun)

However, the Hammers' talks with winger Michail Antonio, 27, have stalled after he rejected their first offer. (Sky Sports)

Meanwhile West Ham are close to agreeing a £20m deal with communication giants Vodafone for naming rights to London Stadium. (Evening Standard)

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Manchester City are looking to bringing Valencia left-back Jose Luis Gaya, 21, to the club. Valencia want 26-year-old centre-back Eliaquim Mangala, who is already on loan with them, in return. (Daily Star)

City's hopes of signing French defender Theo Hernandez from Atletico Madrid look to have been dashed after Real Madrid stepped in with a £20m offer for the 19-year-old. (Daily Mail)

Real Madrid defender Pepe will turn down a move to the Chinese Super League in favour of staying in Europe. Manchester City and Paris St-Germain are keen on the 34-year-old. (Marca - in Spanish)

Tottenham want to sign 24-year-old French midfielder Geoffrey Kondogbia and Colombian defender Jeison Murillo, also 24, from Inter Milan. (Tutto Mercato - in Italian)

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte says one of the differences between his Premier League leaders and nearest challengers Tottenham is that "it is not a disaster" when Spurs lose. (Guardian)

Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino says his players are more focused on the title race than they were last year, when they were distracted by Leicester's remarkable exploits. (Daily Express)

Craig Shakespeare says there will be no talks over his future as Leicester manager until the end of the season. (Leicester Mercury)

Pep Guardiola says all members of his Manchester City side are playing for their future. (Sun)

Arsene Wenger could not remember on Tuesday who had captained his Arsenal side in the second half of Sunday's 2-2 draw with Manchester City. (Daily Telegraph)

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And finally

Leicester striker Jamie Vardy had to be talked out of quitting football in favour of becoming a party rep in Ibiza, according to manager Craig Shakespeare. (Independent)

England and Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe is keen to appear on the next series of Strictly Come Dancing. (Daily Mirror)

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