Football gossip: Willian, Milner, Kuyt, Berahino, Can, Richarlison

Football gossip

Manchester United are confident of signing 29-year-old Brazil midfielder Willian from Chelsea for £30m, with 29-year-old Spanish midfielder Juan Mata set to leave Old Trafford. (Sun)

Liverpool's 32-year-old English midfielder James Milner will not come out of international retirement. (Times - subscription required)

West Brom have no plans to appoint outgoing Ipswich boss Mick McCarthy as their next manager after the departure of Alan Pardew last week. (Express and Star)

Manchester United left-back Luke Shaw, 22, is wanted on loan by Barcelona after losing the faith of boss Jose Mourinho. (Sun)

Ex-Liverpool forward Dirk Kuyt will become Feyenoord's Under-19 manager next season. (Feyenoord website - in Dutch)

Liverpool and Germany midfielder Emre Can, 24, could miss the rest of the season and the World Cup because of a back injury. (Mirror)

Everton forward Wayne Rooney, 32, sent a text to Rio Ferdinand claiming his Manchester United bicycle kick in 2011 was better than Cristiano Ronaldo's for Real Madrid. (Mail)

Liverpool's Egyptian forward Mohamed Salah, 25, is using an oxygen chamber in a bid to be fit for Saturday's Merseyside derby against Everton and the Champions League quarter-final second leg against Manchester City. (ESPN)

Roma are considering a move for former Manchester City and Liverpool forward Mario Balotelli, 28, who is out of contract at Ligue 1 side Nice in the summer. (

Qatar will compete as an invited nation at the 2019 Copa America. (Globo Esporte - in Portuguese)

Chris Coleman says he will stay on as Sunderland manager even if the Black Cats are relegated to League One. (Mail)

Watford forward Richarlison, 20, has been assured he has a future at Vicarage Road despite the Brazilian being dropped after not scoring in 21 games. (Mirror)

Former Borussia Dortmund manager Thomas Tuchel will replace Unai Emery as Paris St-Germain boss next season. (ESPN)

Stoke forward Saido Berahino, 24, has been dropped from the first-team squad after turning up late to the club's under-23's game on Monday. (Telegraph)

Portuguese boss Carlos Carvalhal has refused to commit his long-term future to Swansea City, even with safety looming. (Mirror)

Slovakian goalkeeper Martin Dubravka, who is on loan at Newcastle from Sparta Prague, will 'fight' for a permanent move to the Magpies - as Udinese monitor the 29-year-old's situation. (Chronicle)

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