Gossip column: Van Gaal, Giggs, Remy, Coleman, Gerrard and Ba

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TRANSFER GOSSIP

Arsenal are in talks to bring £40m-rated striker Karim Benzema, 26, to the Premier League as part of a summer spending spree.

Full story: caughtoffside.com 

Liverpool and Tottenham are aiming to take advantage of the uncertainty at Manchester United by hijacking their bid for Southampton pair Luke Shaw, 18, and Adam Lallana, 25.

Full story: Sunday Express 

AC Milan are prepared to sell former Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli, 23, to Arsenal or Tottenham this summer.

Full story: Sunday Express 

Loic Remy

Loic Remy has scored 13 goals in 22 starts during his loan at Newcastle from Queens Park Rangers

Queens Park Rangers striker Loic Remy, 27, currently on loan at Newcastle, is a target for Arsenal with Gunners boss Arsene Wenger refusing to rule out a move for the Frenchman.

Full story: Metro 

Everton will hand Seamus Coleman a new contract in a bid to fend off interest in the 25-year-old from Arsenal, while Toffees boss Roberto Martinez is keen on the free signing of Sunderland midfielder Jack Colback, 24.

Full story: Sunday People 

Newcastle United could re-sign their former striker Demba Ba in a summer deal after the 28-year-old was told he can leave Chelsea.

Full story: Newcastle Chronicle 

Chelsea are plotting a £20m summer raid for 26-year-old Chilean international Arturo Vidal from Juventus. They see him as a potential replacement for Frank Lampard.

Full story: Sunday Mirror 

Newcastle midfielder Hatem Ben Arfa, 27, has been sent home to France after a dressing room row with manager Alan Pardew. Roma are now weighing up a possible bid.

Full story: Sunday People 

OTHER GOSSIP

Manchester United's incoming manager will be told he must win the Premier League title in his first season in charge with Louis van Gaal closing in on the post.

Full story: Sunday Telegraph 

Meanwhile, former United boss David Moyes has gone to Miami, where he struggled to look happy when celebrating his 51st birthday.

Full story: Daily Star 

David Moyes

David Moyes is considering interest from overseas clubs

But Moyes may make a swift return to management in Germany after being bombarded with interest from clubs across Europe.

Full story: Daily Express 

Louis van Gaal will hand Ryan Giggs and the other members of the class of '92 roles in his new regime if he takes over as the next Manchester United manager.

Full story: Mail on Sunday 

Tottenham boss Tim Sherwood will be wanted by West Brom if they decide to sack Spaniard Pepe Mel this summer.

Full story: Sunday Mirror 

Liverpool players Luis Suarez and Martin Skrtel were involved in a training ground bust-up on Friday over a game of head tennis as they prepared to take on Chelsea on Sunday.

Full story: Sunday Express 

Meanwhile, Reds captain Steven Gerrard, 33, "deserves" to win the Premier League title but will receive no sentiment from Chelsea, according to Blues midfielder Frank Lampard.

Full story: Sunday Mirror 

Benito Carbone is poised to become Leeds United's next manager, with club owner Massimo Cellino poised to sack Brian McDermott for a second time.

Full story: Mail on Sunday 

Sunderland manager Gus Poyet may walk out on the club this summer whether they stay in the Premier League or not.

Full story: Sun on Sunday (subscription only) 

AND FINALLY

Adam Clayton

Adam Clayton's beard has raised over £3,000 for the Huddersfield Town foundation

Huddersfield midfielder Adam Clayton, 25, cut a colour co-ordinated figure in his side's defeat against Leicester City with a beard dyed in the colours of the Terriers.

Full story: Metro 

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