Gossip column: Wenger, Suarez, Moyes, Drmic, Barkley, Shaw

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TRANSFER GOSSIP

Manchester United are set to beat Chelsea to the signing of Southampton left-back Luke Shaw. The 18-year-old is being courted by both clubs but is now heading to Old Trafford in a busy summer that could also include a trip to the World Cup.

Full story: Sunday Mirror

Arsenal have secured the signing of striker Josip Drmic, 21, from Nuremberg to bolster their frontline for next season. The Switzerland international, rated at £8m, has scored almost half of his team's goals in the Bundesliga this season.

Swiss striker Josip Drmic
Switzerland international Josip Drmic joined Nuremberg from FC Zurich last summer

Full story: Metro

Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku, 20, will be allowed to quit Chelsea and join loan club Everton this summer - but only if Jose Mourinho lands midfielder Ross Barkley, 20, in return.

Full story: Sunday People

Everton are considering a £10.5m move for QPR's France striker Loic Remy, 27, after being told it will cost them £20m to prise Lukaku from Stamford Bridge.

Full story: Sunday Telegraph

Chelsea defender Ashley Cole, 33, has been offered an £8m two-year deal to join Real Madrid in the summer.

Full story: The Sun

Lazio midfielder Antonio Candreva, 27, is being monitored by Liverpool, Arsenal and Manchester United.

Full story: Sunday Express

Swansea want to sign Netherlands international Jonathan de Guzman on a permanent basis. The 26-year-old midfielder is nearing the end of his second season on loan from Villarreal and scored twice as the Swans secured a vital win over Norwich on Saturday.

Full story: South Wales Evening Post

Newcastle are favourites to sign unsettled Manchester City defender Micah Richards, 25, who has made just nine appearances under boss Manuel Pellegrini this season.

Full story: Sunday Star

OTHER GOSSIP

Liverpool striker Luis Suarez, 27, could become the first £100m man, according to Reds boss Brendan Rodgers.

Full story: Sunday Mirror

Former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson will play no part in deciding successor David Moyes's future as at Old Trafford.

Full story: Mail on Sunday

Liverpool striker Luis Suarez
Luis Suarez has scored 28 goals in the Premier League for Liverpool this season

United are set to see player-coach Ryan Giggs, 40, quit the club in the summer while there are doubts over Phil Neville's long-term future as first-team coach.

Full story: Sunday Express

Ex-Sunderland chairman Niall Quinn says he believes the Black Cats can still avoid relegation, but that they must beat West Ham on Monday evening.

Full story: Sunday Times

Arsenal have earmarked Atletico Madrid's Diego Simeone, Borussia Dortmund's Jurgen Klopp and Roberto Martinez of Everton as possible replacements should Arsene Wenger quit Emirates Stadium.

Full story: Sunday Mirror

Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois, 21, says his future lies in London or at Atletico Madrid, where he is on loan, and not Real Madrid.

Full story: Metro

Everton manager Roberto Martinez claims midfielder Ross Barkley, 20, has the mental strength of Barcelona greats Xavi and Iniesta.

Full story: Mail on Sunday

Retired defender Jamie Carragher says he played in better Liverpool teams than the one currently challenging for the Premier League title.

Full story: Sunday Times

AND FINALLY

Marseille midfielder Mathieu Valbuena was prevented from taking a corner in his side's Ligue 1 match at Sochaux when a fan threw a 'Betty Boop' doll out of the crowd, landing it perfectly in the quadrant.

Full story: Metro

Fulham boss Felix Magath has laughed off lookalike comparisons with Danger Mouse's cartoon sidekick Penfold.

Full story: Sunday Mirror

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