Gossip column: Pogba, Toure, Sterling, Allardyce

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Manchester City are willing to offer Yaya Toure, Samir Nasri, Stevan Jovetic, Aleksandar Kolarov or Edin Dzeko in a deal for Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba, 22. (Guardian)external-link

Liverpool forward Raheem Sterling, 20, is putting his Merseyside house on the market and looking for property in London, provoking talk of a move to either Arsenal or Chelsea. (Mail)external-link

Inter Milan will bid £10m in an attempt to sign Manchester City's 31-year-old midfielder Yaya Toure. Inter are managed by former City boss Roberto Mancini. (Star)external-link

City are keen to sign 21-year-old West Brom striker Saido Berahino. (Mirror)external-link

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The back page of Tuesday's Daily Star

West Ham boss Sam Allardyce will turn down any offer to stay on at Upton Park beyond this season and has already dismissed the opportunity to open talks with the club's board. (Telegraph)external-link

QPR midfielder Joey Barton, 32, said this week that there were "bad eggs" in the club's dressing room, with those players believed to be Adel Taarabt, Armand Traore, Mauro Zarate, Mauricio Isla and Eduardo Vargas. (Mirror)external-link

Manchester United are convinced goalkeeper David De Gea's future will not be decided by money, but rather where the 24-year-old wants to play next season. (Manchester Evening News)external-link

United boss Louis van Gaal is considering selling Robin van Persie, 31, as the striker enters the final year of his contract. (Guardian)external-link

And Dutchman Van Persie is unhappy at Van Gaal's decision to not play him against Crystal Palace. (Sun, subscription required)external-link

Chelsea are confident of beating Manchester United and Inter Milan to the signing of Brazil Under-20 international Robert Kenedy from Fluminense for £5m. But the Blues would then have to loan the 19-year-old striker to a European club in order for him to become eligible for a work permit. (Telegraph)external-link

Manchester City have made an approach for former Chelsea midfielder Kevin de Bruyne. The 23-year-old, valued at £35m by Wolfsburg, is also a target for Bayern Munich and Paris St-Germain. (Talksport)external-link

Liverpool are preparing a move for Burnley striker Danny Ings, 22, following the Clarets' relegation from the Premier League.(Liverpool Echo)external-link

Serie A side Lazio are considering a move for Liverpool striker Fabio Borini. The Reds wanted £12m for the 24-year-old but may accept less.(Mail)external-link

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The back page of the Daily Mail

Liverpool have been scouting Real Sociedad defender Inigo Martinez, 23, and are prepared to pay his £21.7m release clause.(Star)external-link

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini is convinced he will still be the club's manager next season.(Sun, subscription required)external-link

Sunderland boss Dick Advocaat says the job will be his last in football, but does not know if he will be in charge of the Black Cats next season. (Sunderland Echo)external-link

Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero, 26, says cutting out red meat, sugar and pasta in favour of fish and yoga means he spends less time out injured. (Times, subscription required)external-link

West Ham boss Sam Allardyce says the club will not adopt a softer style of play to avoid players being booked in their final two games. The Hammers are in contention to qualify for next season's Europa League via the Fair Play League.(London Evening Standard)external-link

A takeover of Aston Villa could be completed by July. Randy Lerner, the American tycoon who bought the club for just over £60m, is keen to sell his stake. (Sky Sports)external-link

Germany striker Max Kruse has rejected a move to the Premier League. The 27-year-old, a target for Tottenham, Southampton and Newcastle, has instead opted to move to Wolfsburg from Borussia Monchengladbach. (Express)external-link

Former Manchester United and Manchester City striker Carlos Tevez will be offered a one-year contract extension to stay at Juventus. The 31-year-old Argentina international has been linked with a move to Boca Juniors. (Football Italia)external-link

Best of social media

Brazilian Nathan says he has left Atletico Paranaense to join Chelsea

Brazil Under-20 midfielder Nathan, 19, has posted pictures of himself signing a contract at Chelsea. The Atletico Paranaense player posted on his Instagram account:external-link "A dream is coming true! Thank you Chelsea for trusting in me, I will do my best to support my team on reaching new achievements. WE ARE ALL BLUE."

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Gerard Pique's shirt collection from his time in football

Former Liverpool and Chelsea striker Fernando Torres is impressed by the London club's supporters giving a standing ovation to Reds captain Steven Gerrard on Sunday. Torres writes on Instagram:external-link "Chelsea fans show their respect to the legend Steven Gerrard. Rivalry apart this is what is football about. So proud for the two clubs I have played for in England. #Respect."

Barcelona defender Gerard Pique shows off the shirts he has collected throughout his playing career with a picture on Twitter.external-link The impressive haul includes shirts from Thierry Henry, Carlos Tevez, Karim Benzema, Lionel Messi, Neymar, David Beckham, Luis Suarez and Andrea Pirlo.

Liverpool midfielder Lucas Leiva writes on Instagramexternal-link about what his club means to him: "Eight years already. It seems like yesterday. I remember everything. Every goal (not many), every win, every game. I am so grateful to the club, to the city, to you guys. I hope I can enjoy many more moments with this shirt."

And finally

The USA women's team scored a bizarre goal in a 3-0 win over Ireland. Irish defender Meabh De Burca blocked the ball on the line with her face, and as keeper Niamh Reid-Burke checked to see if she was OK, Abby Wambach rolled the ball home. (NBC)external-link

The most expensive tickets for the pre-season friendly between Manchester United and Barcelona in California on 25 July will cost almost £1,000.(Mirror)external-link

A steward at the Mexican league match between Santos and Puebla ran on to the pitch and rugby-tackled a fan just before he charged towards the referee. (Metro)external-link

Tickets to see Steven Gerrard's last home match for Liverpool - against Crystal Palace on Saturday - are being sold for £2,000. (Mail)external-link