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Pep Guardiola is set to sell winger Arjen Robben, 29, when he takes charge of Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich in the summer.

Full story: Daily Mail

John Terry
John Terry collected 78 international caps before retiring from England duty in September 2012

Tottenham manager Andre Villas-Boas believes winger Gareth Bale, 23, will remain at the club if they qualify for the Champions League.

Full story: The Guardian

Sevilla's Argentinian centre-back Federico Fazio, 26, is a target of top clubs in England and Italy, according to his agent, with Arsenal and Liverpool thought to be interested in the 6ft 5 defender.

Full story: Sky Sports

Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has been given the go-ahead by the Glazer family, who own the club, to strengthen his side this summer.

Full story: Daily Mail

Swansea captain Ashley Williams insists he is focused on the Welsh club despite reports of a move to Arsenal.

Full story: Sky Sports

Udinese defender Medhi Benatia, 26, wants Manchester United to make a bid for him this summer.

Full story: Metro

Barcelona are interested in signing Borussia Dortmund defender Mats Hummels, 24, and Santos's 21-year-old attacker Neymar.

Full story: Marca

Blackburn midfielder Danny Murphy says he is content to stay at Ewood Park next season once the club have made a decision over the managerial situation.

Full story: Sky Sports

OTHER GOSSIP

John Terry wants to return to international duty with England as the 32-year-old Chelsea defender eyes a World Cup place in 2014.

Full story: The Guardian

Other reports ask if England boss Roy Hodgson will recall Terry after the Chelsea player retired from international duty in September 2012.

Full story: Daily Mail

Terry has insisted he will not sign for another English club if he is released by Chelsea. The defender's contract at Stamford Bridge expires at the end of next season and he has pledged to see out his final year.

Full story: The Times

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo, 28, is a doubt for the Spanish giants' Champions League second-leg semi-final against Borussia Dortmund on Tuesday.

Full story: Marca

The FA Panel dealing with the Luis Suarez biting furore brands the Liverpool striker's actions "truly disgraceful" and "an unprovoked attack alien to football" in their 21-page judgement.

Full story: Daily Mirror

Newcastle manager Alan Pardew has dismissed internet rumours suggesting 31-year-old defender Fabricio Coloccini, who is currently out injured, will never play for the Magpies again.

Full story: Daily Mirror

Stoke manager Tony Pulis says he will meet the club's owners at the end of the season for a review "like we do every year" but insists he will not resign and hopes to still be in charge next season.

Full story: The Sentinel

Former Aston Villa and England manager Graham Taylor has insisted the Midlands club should not sack boss Paul Lambert even if they suffer relegation but fears they may lose 22-year-old striker Christian Benteke.

Full story: Daily Telegraph

West Brom boss Steve Clarke hopes Shane Long, Youssouf Mulumbu and Gareth McAuley will all sign new deals with the club.

Full story: Birmingham Mail

Blackburn midfielder David Jones wants caretaker manager Gary Bowyer to be given the Ewood Park job on a permanent basis.

Full story: Lancashire Telegraph

AND FINALLY

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger compares Robin van Persie's desire to leave the Emirates last season with that of a 39-year-old woman wanting her first baby.

Full story: The Sun

The Football Association has handed non-league Rimington an allocation of 19,000 tickets for their West Riding County FA Challenge Cup final clash with Bay Athletic at Elland Road. However, the small village side are only expected to bring 300 fans.

Full story: Metro