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Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic, 35, will not sign a new contract at Old Trafford if they fail to win this season's Europa League. (Daily Mirror)external-link

Arsenal are in talks with Juventus boss Max Allegri as uncertainty over Arsene Wenger's future drags on. (Sun)external-link

But Wenger has told people behind the scenes at the club that it is his intention to stay for another two seasons. (Daily Mirror)external-link

Everton manager Ronald Koeman wants the club to bid for Southampton centre-back Virgil van Dijk this summer - but the 25-year-old Netherlands international could cost £55m. (Liverpool Echo)external-link

Italian side Torino want to take Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart on loan for another season. (Sky Sports)external-link

But City will turn down the Serie A club's bid as they look to sell the 29-year-old England international this summer. (Daily Mail)external-link

Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea was dropped for Sunday's victory over Sunderland because of a disagreement with boss Jose Mourinho, not because the goalkeeper was injured. (Sun)external-link

If De Gea, 26, moves to Real Madrid this summer, United will demand 27-year-old Germany midfielder Toni Kroos in return. (Independent)external-link

And Mourinho has told De Gea to focus on Manchester United, not on thoughts about his future and renewed talk of interest from Real Madrid. (Independent)external-link

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Manchester United's Paul Pogba has accused critics of overburdening him with unrealistic expectations, but insists he has "forgotten" his £89m transfer fee. (Telegraph)external-link

Fulham boss Slavisa Jokanovic says 16-year-old left-back Ryan Sessegnon will not be sold this summer, despite interest from Liverpool, Chelsea, Arsenal and Manchester City. (Metro)external-link

Chelsea are watching Sporting Gijon defender Jorge Mere - who has a release clause of £25m - with a view to a summer swoop. (Daily Star)external-link

Athletic Bilbao boss Ernesto Valverde is the favourite to take over from Luis Enrique as manager of Barcelona this summer - but Arsenal are also interested in the Spaniard should Arsene Wenger depart at the end of the season. (Marca)external-link

Real Madrid and Spain striker Alvaro Morata, 24, says he sees himself playing for Chelsea boss Antonio Conte during his career. (Guardian)external-link

Liverpool have held contract talks with Paris St-Germain's 17-year-old defender Mahamadou Dembele. (L'Equipe, via Daily Express)external-link

Turkish side Galatasaray are hoping to secure a deal for Manchester City striker Wilfried Bony, 28. The Ivory Coast international has not played for Stoke City, where he is on loan, since December. (Sun)external-link

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Crystal Palace boss Sam Allardyce admits it would be hard to down a big offer for Wilfried Zaha, with Tottenham interested in signing the 24-year-old Ivory Coast winger this summer. (Daily Express)external-link

Juventus and Italy centre-back Leonardo Bonucci, 29, has hinted at a possible move to Manchester City by praising boss Pep Guardiola. (Manchester Evening News)external-link

Newcastle United boss Rafael Benitez has made Stoke centre-back Ryan Shawcross, 29, his top transfer target if the Magpies secure promotion to the Premier League this season. (Independent)external-link

Juventus and Argentina striker Paulo Dybala has signed a contract extension with the Italian champions until 2021. (Calciomercato)external-link

Charlton Athletic owner Roland Duchatelet is ready to sell the League One club to an Australian consortium. (Daily Mail)external-link

Sevilla boss Jorge Sampaoli is on the verge of becoming the next Argentina coach following the sacking of Edgardo Bauza on Tuesday. (AS)external-link

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Tennis world number one Andy Murray has been preparing for his comeback from injury - with a knockabout against former Premier League players Louis Saha and Sylvain Distin. (Daily Mirror)external-link

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