Today's newspaper gossip: David Moyes for Newcastle job, Chelsea want to re-sign Lukaku

Published on: 06 March 2016
Today's newspaper gossip: David Moyes for Newcastle job, Chelsea want to re-sign Lukaku

David Moyes is expected to open talks with Newcastle United about becoming their next manager, with current boss Steve McClaren set for the sack. (Sunday Telegraph)

Chelsea want to re-sign Everton's 22-year-old striker Romelu Lukaku this summer but will have to pay double the £28m they sold the Belgian for in 2014.(Sun on Sunday)

Lukaku is also a transfer target of German champions Bayern Munich, who sent technical director Michael Reschke to watch him in Everton's midweek win over Aston Villa. (Sunday People)

Sunday Times sport section

The Sunday Times focuses on Leicester moving five points clear at the top of the Premier League

Former Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho is understood to be resigned to Ryan Giggs succeeding Louis van Gaal as Manchester United manager - and that may not now happen until the end of next season. (Sunday Mirror)

Manchester United want to re-sign Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo, 31, this summer. (Sunday Express)

They also plan to make a £40m offer for Real Madrid midfielder Toni Kroos, 26. (Daily Star on Sunday)

Italy coach Antonio Conte is set to meet Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich in Monaco next week as he edges closer to becoming the club's next manager.(Mail on Sunday)

Chelsea are negotiating with Paris St-Germain to swap striker Diego Costa, 27, for Edinson Cavani, 29, in the summer transfer window. (Le 10 Sport - in French)

Manchester City and Chelsea will battle in the summer to sign Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba, 22, with both clubs offering wages of £300,000 a week to the France international. (Daily Star on Sunday)

Real Madrid want to sign 19-year-old Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli in the summer. (Don Balon - in Spanish)

Sunday Telegraph sport section

The Sunday Telegraph sport section highlights its story that Newcastle want Davis Moyes to take over Steve McClaren

Incoming Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola is looking to sign just three world-class players this summer - but £150m-plus will be spent on that trio.(Sunday Mirror)

Manchester United are frontrunners to sign £20m-rated Watford striker Odion Ighalo, 26. (Sunday People)

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp will be given £100m to spend to turn Liverpool into title contenders. (Sun on Sunday)

Best of social media

Following a 1-0 win at Watford that took Leicester five points clear at the top of the Premier League, defender

— (@dannysimpson)

">Danny Simpson said: "Big away win today and a clean sheet. The boys dug in and a class goal from Mahrez."

After drawing 2-2 in the north London derby with Arsenal, Tottenham striker

— (@HKane)

">Harry Kane wrote: "Very good performance today. Needed to finish the game off when we had the chance. We go again. Fans were unreal."

Arsenal midfielder

— (@MesutOzil1088)

">Mesut Ozil described the result as "hard-earned".

Spurs midfielder

— (@mousadembele)

">Mousa Dembele said: "Tough game and hard work, but honestly, we should have won."

Stoke City striker Bojan

Stoke's Bojan was denied an injury-time winner at Chelsea by Thibaut Courtois' save

Injured Gunners goalkeeper

— (@PetrCech)

">Petr Cech said his team-mates showed "great spirit" to come from 2-1 down when they were down to 10 men.

Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero, who scored twice in the 4-0 win over Aston Villa,

— (@aguerosergiokun)

">said: "A big win to stay in the race. It's a tough one but we'll fight 'til the very end as usual. C'mon, City!"

Having conceded an injury-time equaliser at Southampton, Sunderland striker

— (@borinifabio29)

">Fabio Borini said: "So gutted to throw away two points! The derby coming up is vital and I love it!!"

Stoke's equaliser to earn a 1-1 draw at Chelsea prompted their striker

— (@JackButland_One)

">Bojan to say: "Good team effort and another important point gained here at Stamford Bridge."

Southampton striker Charlie Austin enjoyed the entertainment on TV,

— (@chazaustin9)

">writing: "Class Saturday night - @antanddec got me in stitches."