Today's newspaper gossip: Man United watch Portugal duo, Real line up Courtois

Published on: 28 March 2016
Today's newspaper gossip: Man United watch Portugal duo, Real line up Courtois

Manchester United scouts will watch Portugal midfielders Bernardo Silva, 21, Andre Gomes, 22, and Renato Sanches, 18, in their friendly against Belgium on Tuesday. (Mirror)

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Paris St-Germain and Juventus are both weighing up a summer move for Manchester United's French striker Anthony Martial, 20, who joined the Old Trafford club for £36m in the summer. (Le 10 Sport via Daily Star)

Real Madrid are lining up a move for Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois, 23, who is valued at £79m by the Premier League champions.(Sun)

Former England captain Bryan Robson says Tottenham's Dele Alli, 19, must have a "yes I'm good but I want to be brilliant" attitude after an impressive showing against Germany on Saturday. (Daily Mail)

Aston Villa have added Burnley boss Sean Dyche to their list of candidates to replace Remi Garde as manager. (Daily Telegraph)

Mesut Ozil says Arsenal need to spend heavily in the transfer market this summer to compete at the top of the Premier League next season. (Welt am Sonntag, via Standard)

The Gunners have won the race to sign in-demand Portuguese midfielder Domingos Quina, 16, who has been at Chelsea's academy since the age of 13. (Daily Telegraph)

Tottenham and West Ham are both tracking AFC Wimbledon's Irish defender Ryan Sweeney, 18. (Daily Mirror)

Unattached former Brazil and Barcelona forward Ronaldinho, 36, wants one last contract, in China or the United States. (UOL, via Sun)

Best of social media

Jack Butland's ankle injury, which is expected to rule the 23-year-old Stoke goalkeeper out of England's Euro 2016 squad, has brought a sympathetic response from his peers.


Bojan plays with Butland for Stoke

Wayne Hennessey

Wayne Hennessey, goalkeeper of Premier League rivals Crystal Palace, is likely to go to Euro 2016 with Wales

Jack Grealish tweet

Aston Villa midfielder Jack Grealish also tweeted his support

Injured Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech played ice hockey as a boy and still obviously has a soft spot for the game, as well as messaging Butland...

Petr Cech tweet

Guildford Flames play in the English Premier League

And finally

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini will be looking for a new job when he leaves Etihad Stadium in the summer but Cobh Ramblers deny that he is going to take over at the League of Ireland club.

Cobh Ramblers Pellegrini tweet

Cobh Ramblers are currently second from bottom of the League of Ireland First Division after four games of the new season

A fan of Lionel Messi managed to get to meet her idol in Chile by showing security officers a tattoo of the Argentina international, 28, that she has on her thigh. (Sun)