Today's newspaper gossip: Klopp interested in Gotze, Beijing Guoan target Zaha

Published on: 02 March 2016

Representatives from Manchester United, Chelsea, Arsenal, Manchester City and Liverpool held talks on Tuesday with American billionaire Stephen Ross about a new European Super League. (The Sun)

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp will be given a sizeable transfer fund this summer. Bayern Munich midfielder Mario Gotze, 23, Udinese playmaker Piotr Zielinski, 21, and Leicester left-back Ben Chilwell, 18, are all targets for the Anfield club. (Guardian)

The Reds are also watching Borussia Monchengladbach midfielder Granit Xhaka, 23, who says it is his "childhood dream" to play in the Premier League. (Talksport)

Bayer Leverkusen winger Karim Bellarabi, 25, could also be on his way to Anfield. (Transfer Market Web via Metro)

Wednesday's Telegraph Sport front page

Former Paris St-Germain forward Ezequiel Lavezzi, 30, says he turned down Chelsea and Manchester United to join Hebei China Fortune. (Daily Mail)

Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha, 23, is a £15m target for Chinese Super League club Beijing Guoan. (The Sun)

Arsenal will try to sign Borussia Dortmund forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, 26, Watford striker Odion Ighalo, 26, and 24-year-old Leicester midfielder N'Golo Kante in the summer. (Daily Mail)

Highly rated 17-year-old Tottenham midfielder Marcus Edwards could be signed by a major European club as he is yet to sign a professional contract at White Hart Lane. (Guardian)

Barcelona forward Neymar, 24, is in talks with Paris St-Germain - and wants a salary similar to Barca team-mate Lionel Messi. (Deportes via The Sun)

Midfielders Isco, 23, and James Rodriguez, 24, could leave Real Madrid in the summer. (AS)

Chelsea could miss out on managerial target Jorge Sampaoli, with Argentine club Boca Juniors planning talks with the 55-year-old former Chile boss. (Sky Sports)

Arsenal midfielder Santi Cazorla, 31, could miss the rest of the season after an Achilles injury delayed his return. (Mirror)

Wednesday's Daily Express back page

Gunners boss Arsene Wenger says centre-back Gabriel, 25, must improve his English if he is to be a success in the Premier League. (Evening Standard)

A statue of West Ham's 1966 World Cup winners outside Upton Park has been boarded up to prevent it being vandalised by Tottenham fans before Wednesday's Premier League match between the sides. (Mirror)

Swansea boss Francesco Guidolin would like his former Udinese protege Alexis Sanchez to give him his shirt after the Swans face Arsenal on Wednesday. (Wales Online)

Southampton manager Ronald Koeman has put midfielder Dusan Tadic, 27, on the substitutes' bench recently because he "wasn't on his level". (Southern Daily Echo)

Best of social media

Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil knows the importance of beating Swansea on Wednesday,

https://twitter.com/MesutOzil1088/status/704699108989247489

— (@MesutOzil1088)

?lang=en-gb">tweeting: "Nobody needs to explain how important tomorrow's match is! A look at the table is enough!"

Gunners forward Alexis Sanchez and his dogs feature in a new dog food advert, which has been

https://twitter.com/Alexis_Sanchez/status/704649247543726080

— (@Alexis_Sanchez)

?lang=en-gb">tweeted by the Chile forward.

Alexis Sanchez and his dogs

Alexis Sanchez's dogs Atom and Humber co-star in the advert

Manchester United's German midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger has revealed a love of Adele and Years & Years on

https://twitter.com/BSchweinsteiger/status/704715113803202561

— (@BSchweinsteiger)

?lang=en-gb">Twitter.

And finally

Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge is set to produce his own range of cooking sauces. (Daily Mail)

Ecuadorian side Barcelona were joined at training by an 102-year-old woman - who has been a fan of the club since 1925. (The Sun)

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