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TRANSFER GOSSIP

Manchester United are lining up a £30m bid for Real Madrid forward Karim Benzema, 25, as a replacement for Wayne Rooney.

Full story: the Sun on Sunday

Everton midfielder Marouane Fellaini, 25, wants to test himself against Europe's best in the Champions League and has hinted that he could follow manager David Moyes to Manchester United.

Full story: Metro

Christian Benteke
Benteke has reportedly been targeted by Tottenham

Liverpool are in talks over signing £8m-rated Lille left-back Lucas Digne, 19.

Full story: Sunday People

David Moyes' first big test is dealing with wantaway Wayne Rooney, 27, at Manchester United, with the striker falling out with outgoing manager Sir Alex Ferguson over his lifestyle.

Full story: Sunday Express

Frank Lampard, 34, wants to stay at Chelsea, despite his contract at Stamford Bridge expiring at the end of the season.

Full story: The Sun on Sunday

Tottenham have made Aston Villa striker Christian Benteke, 22, their number one transfer target this summer.

Full story: Sunday Mirror

Spurs are also preparing a £10m move for Wigan FA Cup winner James McCarthy, 22, to bolster their midfield.

Full story: Sunday People

Real Madrid boss Jose Mourinho, who is rumoured to be heading back to Chelsea this summer, will take German midfielder Sami Khedira, 26, with him to London.

Full story: Sunday Mirror

David Moyes' departure as Everton boss will save the Toffees £10m, giving their next manager extra cash in the transfer market.

Full story: Mail on Sunday

Monaco, newly promoted from the French Second Division, are ready to sign Colombia striker Radamel Falcao, 27, from Atletico Madrid for £50m.

Full Story: Sunday Telegraph

Liverpool striker Andy Carroll, 24, is prepared to take a pay-cut to return to former club Newcastle United.

Full story: Sunday Mirror

OTHER GOSSIP

Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini will be sacked within two weeks with Manuel Pellegrini of Malaga, as previously reported in Saturday's gossip column, being lined up as his replacement.

Full story: Mail on Sunday

Malaga manager Manuel Pellegrini has verbally agreed to take over from Roberto Mancini at Manchester City, once a £3.3m release clause is exercised in his contract.

Full story: Sunday Times

Sir Alex Ferguson will be named as the League Managers' Association's Manager of the Year.

Full story: Sunday Mirror

Everton are planning a formal approach to Cardiff City to talk to manager Malky Mackay about succeeding Manchester United-bound David Moyes.

Full story: Sunday Telegraph

Former Millwall midfielder Marc Bircham is a surprise contender to succeed Kenny Jackett as Lions manager.

Full story: Sunday Express

QPR boss Harry Redknapp has cancelled the relegated club's end-of-season party for fear of it getting out of hand

Full story: Mail on Sunday

AND FINALLY

Brazilian striker Willian Ribeiro was left cursing a bobble on the pitch - and his own poor finishing - after missing an open-goal chance when it seemed easier to score, while playing for Campinense against Atletico-PB.

Full story: Metro