Football gossip: Sancho, Bale, Eriksen, Caballero, Almiron

Football gossip

Manchester United face tough opposition from Paris St-Germain to sign Borussia Dortmund and England winger Jadon Sancho, 18. (Mirror)

Real Madrid are willing to use Wales forward Gareth Bale, 29, as bait to sign Tottenham and Denmark midfielder Christian Eriksen, 27. (Mirror)

Manchester United will be offered Argentine striker Mauro Icardi, 26, as Inter Milan eye Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku, 25, in a swap deal. (Express)

West Ham are set to sign England midfielder Jonjo Shelvey, 27, from Newcastle in the summer. (Sun)

Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley is no longer looking to sell the club after failing to see any realistic offer for the club since putting it up for sale 17 months ago. (Times - subscription required)

New Leicester manager Brendan Rodgers has told England striker Jamie Vardy, 32, he will build his team around him. (Telegraph)

Manchester City's Portuguese playmaker Bernardo Silva will be handed a new six-year deal. (Mail)

Chelsea will give Argentine goalkeeper Willy Caballero, 37, a one-year contract extension. (Sun)

Manchester City will have to fend off AC Milan and Juventus if they are to sign Dinamo Zagreb's 18-year-old winger Antonio Marin. (Calciomercato)

Fifa could prevent Chelsea's plans to launch a £200m summer spending spree before their transfer ban kicks in, which could also stop the Blues chances of bringing in Zinedine Zidane as manager. (Sun)

Manchester City will spend £350m in the summer with manager Pep Guardiola wanting to make four additions to his squad. (Star)

Guardiola wants to make a signing from previous club Bayern Munich - with his sights set on Spain midfielder Thiago Alcantara, 27. (Mirror)

Manchester United will offer 180m euros (£155m) to Benfica to sign two of their Portugal internationals - defender Ruben Dias, 21, and attacking midfielder Joao Felix, 19. (Record - in Portuguese)

Juventus could turn to former Chelsea boss Antonio Conte if Massimiliano Allegri leaves the Serie A giants this summer. (Corriere Dello Sport - in Italian)

They may also consider Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola and Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp. (Tuttosport - in Italian)

Newcastle and Paraguay striker Miguel Almiron, 25, says he was "ecstatic" when he learned Magpies manager Rafael Benitez wanted to bring him to St James' Park. (BT Sport, via Chronicle)

Manchester United and Sweden defender Victor Lindelof, 24, says he used to pretend he was former United and France goalkeeper Fabian Barthez when playing football as a child - even though, at that time, he played as a number 10. (Mail)

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