Today's newspaper gossip: Wenger plans £115 shake-up, Benteke faces Liverpool sack

Published on: 01 March 2016
Today's newspaper gossip: Wenger plans £115 shake-up, Benteke faces Liverpool sack
Newspaper

Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford, 18, is set to be offered a new £15,000-a-week contract after scoring four goals in his first two senior games. (Sun)

Chelsea are close to confirming Italy boss Antonio Conte as their new manager, with the 46-year-old set to sign a three-year deal worth £18m.(Express)

Telegraph back page

Telegraph back page

Malaga are keen to re-sign Manchester City's 35-year-old Argentina defender Martin Demichelis. (Bleacher Report)

Arsenal will let left-back Kieran Gibbs, 26, leave this summer but will spend £75m on new players. (Telegraph)

Sunderland will decide this week whether to sign former Arsenal defender Emmanuel Eboue, 32, who impressed while on trial. (Sunderland Echo)

Times back page

Times back page

Barcelona and Spain defender Gerard Pique says he will never join Manchester City out of loyalty to former club Manchester United. But the 29-year-old may move to Colombia because of his pop star partner Shakira. (AS)

Manchester United's injury list increased to 17 first-team players as Scotland defender Donald Love, 21, limped off as their under-21s beat Middlesbrough on Monday. (Manchester Evening News)

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger should be sacked if Leicester or Tottenham win the Premier League this season, according to former Gunners player Paul Merson. (Sky Sports)

Stoke's England goalkeeper Jack Butland, 22, will double his wages to £50,000 a week with a new five-year deal. (Mirror)

Belgian striker Christian Benteke, 25, could be part of a mass clear-out at Liverpool, a year after his £32m move from Aston Villa. (Sun)

West Brom should have let striker Saido Berahino, 22, leave when Tottenham offered £24m for him, says former Spurs midfielder Jermaine Jenas. (BBC Radio 5 live)

Best of social media

Gerard Pique had a light-hearted dig at Spain team-mate Iker Casillas on Twitter. Pique asked his followers to predict who would reach the Champions League final, and Casillas responded to say the pair would watch it together enjoying crisps and soft drinks. Pique

https://twitter.com/3gerardpique/status/704360558796132352

— (@3gerardpique)

">replied: "If you end up paying it will be a bigger achievement than winning the Champions League."

Manchester City playmaker David Silva gave Oasis guitarist Noel Gallagher the shirt he wore for Sunday's Capital One Cup final. Gallagher posted onInstagram: "I thought it was virtually impossible to love the guy anymore and then he goes and gives me his shirt. What a hero!" ">https://www.instagram.com/p/BCXSF_ESVCw/">Instagram: "I thought it was virtually impossible to love the guy anymore and then he goes and gives me his shirt. What a hero!"

And finally

Marcus Rashford was back at school on Monday - wearing a Manchester United tracksuit and coat - just hours after scoring twice against Arsenal.(Sun)

Crystal Palace midfielder Joe Ledley has Wales' finest beard, according to a St David's Day poll. (Wales Online)

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