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Today's newspaper gossip: Man United set to sign Pogba for £100m

Published on: 07 July 2016
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Manchester United are set to offer Juventus £100m to buy back midfielder Paul Pogba, 23. (Daily Mirror)

Everton defender John Stones, 22, has told the club he wants to join Manchester City. The Toffees want £50m for the England international. (Daily Mail)

Manchester City are also considering a £51m bid for Juventus defender Leonardo Bonucci, 29. (The Guardian)

The Football Association is seeking talks with Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger, 66, to see if he is interested in becoming England manager. (Telegraph)

The Express

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Middlesbrough are considering a move for Fenerbahce striker Robin van Persie, 32.(Daily Mail)

Newcastle have told Tottenham they must pay £25m if they wish to sign forward Georginio Wijnaldum, 26.(Daily Mirror)

West Ham co-owner David Sullivan says the club were priced out of a move for Boca Juniors forward Carlos Tevez, 32. They offered him £150,000 a week but the Argentine asked for £250,000 a week to return to his first English side next season. (Daily Mail)

The Hammers are looking to hijack Crystal Palace's move for Liverpool striker Christian Benteke, 25.(The Sun)

Another Liverpool player potentially on the move is winger Jordon Ibe, 20, after Bournemouth submitted a £15m bid. (The Sun)

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Wolves are interested in former Manchester United forward Nick Powell, 22.(Express and Star)

Leeds United are interested in former Everton midfielder Leon Osman, 35. He is a free agent after being released by the Toffees this summer. (The Express)

West Ham are set to sign Besiktas winger Gokhan Tore, 25, on a season-long loan deal. (Evening Standard)

Sunderland midfielder Emanuele Giaccherini, 31, is hopeful of being reunited with former Italy boss Antonio Conte at Chelsea. He spent last season on loan at Bologna.(The Express)

Birmingham City are considering a move for out-of-contract full-back Kieran Richardson, 31, who was released by Aston Villa earlier this summer.(Birmingham Mail)

Juventus are ready to make Chelsea a £17m offer for midfielder Nemanja Matic, 27. (Daily Mirror)

The Turin club are also targeting a permanent move for 28-year-old Chelsea winger Juan Cuadrado, having had the Colombian on loan last season. (Gazzetta World - English)

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Following Wales' 2-0 semi-final defeat by Portugal, plenty of players and celebrities commented on social media, with Prime Minister David Cameron and Gavin and Stacey star Rob Brydon among those to pass on their congratulations.

David Cameron

Rob Brydon

Spirits were much higher in Cristiano Ronaldo's camp as he equalled Michel Platini's European Championships goal record, with Ricardo Quaresma posting this dressing room photo on Instagram.

Ricardo Quaresma

The semi-final win was the first game Portugal have won in 90 minutes at Euro 2016
Germany boss Joachim Low confirmed on Wednesday that midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger would be fit to captain the side in their semi-final against France on Thursday. The Manchester United man has posted a picture of himself on Twitter looking ready for action.

Bastian Schweinsteiger

Schweinsteiger has been doubtful for the game with a knee injury
Schweinsteiger could find himself coming up against Old Trafford colleague Anthony Martial. The France forward tweeted this photo from a plane en route to Marseille.

Anthony Martial

Anthony Martial poses for a mid-flight selfie with defender Samuel Umtiti

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