Gossip column: Bale, Pogba, Coleman, Lescott, Abdennour

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Manchester United will offer Real Madrid £65m plus goalkeeper David De Gea, 24, in exchange for Gareth Bale in a last-ditch bid to lure the 26-year-old Wales forward to Old Trafford. (Daily Star) 

Chelsea will have to break the British transfer record and pay £72m to sign France midfielder Paul Pogba, 22, from Juventus, and pay him £82.5m over five years. (Daily Express)  

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Chelsea's pursuit of Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba dominates the back page of the Daily Express

Chelsea are set to give up their attempt to sign Everton centre-back John Stones, 21, and instead move for Monaco's Tunisian defender Aymen Abdennour, 26, in a deal worth £15m. (Daily Mail) 

Chelsea are confident of completing a deal for Guangzhou Evergrande defender Zhang Linpeng, 26, although the China international will be loaned out for the rest of the season. (Daily Telegraph) 

Everton have told Paris St-Germain that not even a bid of £50m will persuade them to sell 26-year-old right-back Seamus Coleman. (Daily Star) 

Manchester City are set to complete the £55m signing of Kevin de Bruyne over the weekend with the 24-year-old midfielder having sat out German side Wolfsburg's 3-0 win over Schalke on Friday. (Daily Telegraph) 

Aston Villa are poised to sign defender Joleon Lescott, 33, from West Brom for £2m next week as the Baggies prepare to complete an £8m deal to bring in 27-year-old Manchester United centre-back Jonny Evans. (Birmingham Mail) 

Former Manchester United defender Gary Neville says Arsenal are a "soft touch" and lack the "character and winning urge" of potential title winners. (Daily Telegraph) 

Newcastle are still keen on Wolves striker Benik Afobe, 22, after they dropped their interest in 26-year-old QPR forward Charlie Austin. (Daily Mail) 

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Gary Neville's attack on Arsenal's title credentials leads the Daily Telegraph's sports section

Chelsea winger Juan Cuadrado, 27, says he "doesn't know" what went wrong at Stamford Bridge having joined Juventus on a season-long loan. (London Evening Standard) 

England manager Roy Hodgson is poised to recall Manchester United left-back Luke Shaw, 20, for the Euro 2016 qualifier double-header with San Marino and Switzerland. (Daily Mirror) 

Stoke have rejected a fresh £2m bid from Norwich City for forward Jonathan Walters, 31, with Potters boss Mark Hughes keen to tie him down to a new contract. (Sky Sports) 

Sunderland are set to miss out on Fenerbahce striker Moussa Sow, 29, to UAE side Al Ahli. (Talksport) 

Black Cats boss Dick Advocaat has ended his interest in 27-year-old Napoli midfielder Jonathan de Guzman. (Sunderland Echo) 

Advocaat will risk the wrath of Sunderland supporters with a move for ex-Newcastle skipper Kevin Nolan, 33, who is a free agent after being released by West Ham. (Daily Mirror) 

Best of social media

Manchester City striker Wilfried Bony has posted a glum-looking picture of himself on his Instagram account  wearing a protective medical boot. The Ivory Coast striker will miss City's clash with Watford because of a gash in his leg, but should be back after the international break.

Wilfried Bony

And finally

Tottenham striker Harry Kane showed off his American football skills at the launch of a new NFL computer game. (Daily Star)