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Today's newspaper gossip: Jones want to join Man City; Mourinho could sign Sissoko

Published on: 13 July 2016
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England defender John Stones, 22, has told Everton he wants to join Manchester City. (Liverpool Echo)

Striker Wilfried Bony, 27, is set to leave Manchester City, with Galatasaray offering a £3m loan spell in Turkey. (Sun)

Manchester City target Leroy Sane has not told Schalke he wants to leave, with new City boss Pep Guardiola prepared to spend £40m on the 20-year-old German midfielder. (Daily Star)

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho is ready to sign Spain midfielder Cesc Fabregas, 29, who played under him at Chelsea. (Daily Mirror)

United boss Mourinho will turn his attention to Newcastle's Moussa Sissoko, 26, should he fail to land Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba. (Le 10 Sport - in French)

United are continuing to monitor 17-year-old West Ham defender Reece Oxford, 17. (Evening Standard)

Former United player and assistant manager Ryan Giggs, 42, will play in the Indian Premier Futsal League this month. (Daily Mail)

Daily Mirror back page

Wednesday's Daily Mirror back page
Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce is increasingly likely to be offered the England manager's job, with Gary Neville - assistant coach under Roy Hodgson - in line for an instant return to the coaching staff. (Daily Mirror)

Allardyce met with officials from the Football Association on Tuesday to discuss succeeding Hodgson. (Daily Mail)

Arsenal have had a £25m bid for 21-year-old defender Daniele Rugani rejected by Juventus. (Calciomercato - in Italian)

The Gunners are ready to offer 29-year-old French striker Olivier Giroud and £42m for Napoli forward Gonzalo Higuain, 28. (Sun)

Arsenal and Chelsea are monitoring 25-year-old Roma defender Kostas Manolas.(Corriere Dello Sport - in Italian)

Chelsea fear they will have to pay more than £50m to sign defender Kalidou Koulibaly, 25, from Napoli. (Evening Standard)

Real Madrid have joined Chelsea in the race for 22-year-old Valencia midfielder Andre Gomes. (Fichajes - in Portuguese)

Madrid have decided not to sell Spain forward Alvaro Morata, 23, to Chelsea. (Daily Mail)

Liverpool and Tottenham have not been put off by Koln's £25m price tag for 26-year-old defender Jonas Hector. (Bild)

Sun back page

Wednesday's Sun back page
Middlesbrough are interested in signing Chelsea defender Tomas Kalas, 23, this summer, according to his agent.(Daily Express)

Middlesbrough are hoping to complete a deal for 30-year-old Valencia forward Alvaro Negredo, who spent two seasons at Manchester City. (Guardian)

Leicester and France midfielder N'Golo Kante, 25, deserves to be playing his football for a top club in Europe, says ex-France international Claude Makelele.(Sun)

Swansea are launching an ambitious bid to sign Leicester striker Leonardo Ulloa, 29, as they prepare for the departures of forwards Andre Ayew and Bafetimbi Gomis. (Daily Telegraph)

Wales forward Hal Robson-Kanu, 27, who is a free agent after leaving Reading at the end of last season, has been offered £100,000 a week to move to the Chinese Super League. (Daily Mirror)

Moussa Sissoko's representatives have called on Newcastle boss Rafael Benitez to step into their row with the club over the France midfielder's £35m price tag, which they feel is preventing him from leaving the club.(Daily Mirror)

Newcastle are willing to listen to offers starting at £20m for Sissoko, 26, after his impressive performances for France at Euro 2016. (Times - subscription required)

Marseille will turn their attention to midfielder Carlos Sanchez, 30, after missing out on Aston Villa team-mate Idrissa Gana. (Birmingham Mail)

Best of social media

Italy striker Graziano Pelle has paid tribute to Southampton and their fans on Twitter following his £13m move to Chinese side Shandong Luneng.

Graziano Pelle tweet

David Luiz and some of his Paris St-Germain team-mates have been enjoying a day of rafting during the pre-season trip to Austria.

David Luiz and PSG team-mates

PSG won a domestic treble last season
Zlatan doesn't get in shape. Shape gets in Zlatan. New Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has posted a video of himself on Instagram running on a treadmill in Las Vegas as he prepares for the new season.

The Swede also posted a photo of himself on Instagram staring out over the Grand Canyon.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic at the Grand Canyon

Luke Shaw has two reasons to celebrate on Tuesday - it was his 21st birthday and he is playing again after suffering a double leg fracture in September. Manchester United team-mate Memphis Depay was on hand to mark the occasion on Twitter...

Luke Shaw and Memphis Depay

Luke Shaw (left) broke his leg playing against PSV in the Champions League last year

And finally...

Chelsea's new £33m signing, Michy Batshuayi, had a day to forget while on holiday in Ibiza when his £180,000 Lamborghini was towed away after he left it parked in the shade on a street. (Daily Mirror)

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