Tuesday's gossip column: Reus, Draxler, Taarabt, Rodwell.

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Borussia Dortmund midfielder Marco Reus, 24, and Paris St-Germain midfielder Lucas Moura, 21, are two of Manchester United's summer transfer targets.

Full story: Manchester Evening Newsexternal-link

Borussia Dortmund forward Marco Reus
Marco Reus has been an impressive performer for Borussia Dortmund

Schalke forward Julian Draxler, 20, who has been heavily linked with Arsenal, has refused to rule out a move to Bayern Munich.

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AC Milan are interested in turning on-loan QPR playmaker Adel Taarabt's move to the San Siro into a permanent switch and would be willing to pay more than £5m for the 24-year-old.

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West Ham are keen to sign Manchester City's 22-year-old midfielder Jack Rodwell, while 20-year-old Emyr Huws, his City team-mate, is a target for Tottenham.

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Former Aston Villa, Swansea and West Brom forward Luke Moore has joined Major League Soccer side Chivas USA.

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Arsenal defender Johan Djourou, 27, says he would make his loan switch to German club Hamburg permanent if they wanted him.

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Striker Thierry Henry, 36, wants Galatasaray's former Chelsea frontman Didier Drogba, 35, who is out of contract at the end of the season, to join him at the New York Red Bulls.

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Drogba says he would think about a return to Chelsea if asked by Blues boss Jose Mourinho.

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Didier Drogba
Didier Drogba has scored 13 goals since joining Galatasaray last year

Manchester United boss David Moyes has made Roma defender Mehdi Benatia, 26, his top summer transfer target.

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Bayern Munich bosses have told Manchester United midfield target Toni Kroos, 24, that he is going nowhere this summer.

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Bacary Sagna, 31, wants a three-year, £100k-a-week contract to remain at Arsenal beyond this season.

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Barcelona and Arsenal have joined Manchester City in monitoring San Lorenzo forward Angel Correa, 18.

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Atletico Madrid president Enrique Cerezo says he has no intention of selling striker Diego Costa, 25, to Arsenal or Chelsea this summer, and is not interested in a player exchange involving on-loan goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois, 21.

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Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil, 25, has been given an extended break by manager Arsene Wenger in an attempt to recharge his batteries.

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Liverpool defender Daniel Agger, 29, is fighting for his future at Anfield after being substituted 63 minutes into Sunday's 4-3 Premier League win over Swansea.

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Arsenal midfielder Tomas Rosicky, 33, says the Gunners can win trophies again and would not have signed a new contract if he did not believe it.

Full story: Sunexternal-link

Jose Mourinho has reacted angrily after reports emerged in France of the Chelsea manager making disparaging remarks, delivered in what he considered to be a private conversation, over the quality of the forwards at his disposal.

Brendan Rodgers
Brendan Rodgers's Liverpool have won six and drawn two of their last eight league games

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Southampton boss Mauricio Pochettino admits he would like to manage Paris St-Germain one day, having spent three years there as a player.

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England boss Roy Hodgson will advise his players not to travel as far as Las Vegas for any pre-World Cup trip such as the holiday Wayne Rooney took before Euro 2012.

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Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers says his "exceptional" side have progressed much faster than he expected when he was appointed.

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Cardiff manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's future is in doubt after the club cancelled a planned warm-weather trip to Abu Dhabi.

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Midfielder Lewis Holtby, 23, says Fulham must adapt quickly to new manager Felix Magath's uncompromising methods if they want to avoid relegation from the Premier League.

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Manchester United striker Robin van Persie, 30, says the Champions League is so wide open this year that 10 of the remaining 16 teams have a chance of lifting the trophy.

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Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane, 20, says he has told long-time friend and compatriot Paul Pogba, 20, to leave Juventus and join him at the Bernabeu.

Full story: Marcaexternal-link

Parma president Tommaso Ghirardi says Juventus would be ready to consider a £7m (10m euros) summer offer for 27 year-old forward Sebastian Giovinco.

Full story: Tuttosportexternal-link

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho says the club want to keep Eden Hazard for the next 10 years and will never exchange the 23-year-old forward.

Full story: L'Equipeexternal-link

Enzo Zidane is following the footsteps of his father, Zinedane Zidane, after the 18-year-old was selected for France Under-19s.

Full story: Le Figaroexternal-link


Borussia Dortmund fans will be offered tea and hot pies by hosts Zenit St Petersburg to help them combat the cold as they queue to enter the Petrovsky Stadium for Tuesday's Champions League last 16 tie.

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