Tuesday, 19 May 2015

Gossip column: Bale, De Gea, Milner, Gerrard, Mourinho, Lallana

Manchester City midfielder James Milner, 29, will turn down a new four-year contract worth up to £165,000 a week in order to join Arsenal. Liverpool also want the England international. (Daily Star)

Liverpool are also interested in City's 29-year-old Bosnia striker Edin Dzeko. (Daily Mail)

The Daily Mail leads on the news Raheem Sterling  wants to leave Liverpool
The Daily Mail leads on the news 
Raheem Sterling 
wants to leave Liverpool
Former Manchester United captain Gary Neville says his former club should use 24-year-old goalkeeper David De Gea as leverage to sign Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale, 25.(Sun - subscription required) 

Manchester City forward Scott Sinclair, 26, is set to make his loan move to Aston Villa permanent now Tim Sherwood's side have secured their Premier League status. (Daily Express)

Swansea defender Ashley Williams, 30, says he enjoyed playing in this season's Europa League but is relieved to have missed out on qualification for next year's competition.(Mirror) 

Real Sociedad manager David Moyes is keen to sign Costa Rica left-back Bryan Oviedo, 25, from his former club Everton. (Daily Express)
Arsenal forward Theo Walcott, 26, will meet manager Arsene Wenger after the FA Cup final on 30 May to discuss a new deal. (Times - subscription required)
Aston Villa full-back Alan Hutton said he would play in goal if it means he can start the FA Cup final against Arsenal. (Birmingham Mail)
The Telegraph depict the moment Cesc Fabregas  was sent off for Chelsea against West Brom
The Telegraph depict the moment 
Cesc Fabregas was sent off
 for Chelsea against West Brom
Tottenham striker Harry Kane could miss the start of next season if he is picked to represent England Under-21s at the European Championship this summer, according to Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino. (Independent)

Meanwhile, Manchester United full-back Luke Shaw is set to go against the wishes of manager Louis van Gaal and make himself available for the tournament. (Daily Mail)

Manager Sam Allardyce's departure from West Ham is due to be confirmed less than 24 hours after the final game of the Premier League season against Newcastle. (Telegraph)

Liverpool have handed a trial to 18-year-old Torquay United goalkeeper Daniel Lavercombe. (Liverpool Echo)

Best of social media

Ronaldinho will play in the Liga MX Clausura semi-finals with Queretaro
Ronaldinho will play in the Liga MX Clausura  semi-finals with Queretaro
Ronaldinho will play in the Liga MX Clausura
semi-finals with Queretaro
Former Barcelona and AC Milan forward Ronaldinho, now at Mexican club Queretaro, enjoyed a celebratory meal after securing a place in the Liga MX Clausura semi-finals. The 35-year-old posted on Instagram: "Good meal to recharge the batteries! Does anyone want some?"

Tottenham's 25-year-old winger Belgium Nacer Chadli has revealed his love for computer game Football Manager, asking his followers on Twitter: "How many seasons have you reached?"

Barcelona defender Thomas Vermaelen was modest in victory after his club secured the Spanish league title. The 29-year-old, who is yet to make his debut following a move from Arsenal, tweeted: "Congrats to my team-mates for winning the league yesterday. Hopefully I will be able to contribute more next year."

And finally

Pranksters posed as autograph hunters to trick David De Gea into signing a piece of paper that states he promises to stay at Old Trafford "for 10 years unless Manchester United fail to play in the Champions League for two seasons running". (Cheeky Sport via Express)
BBC Sport

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