Football gossip: Willian, Milner, Kuyt, Berahino, Can, Richarlison

Football gossip

Manchester United are confident of signing 29-year-old Brazil midfielder Willian from Chelsea for £30m, with 29-year-old Spanish midfielder Juan Mata set to leave Old Trafford. (Sun)external-link

Liverpool's 32-year-old English midfielder James Milner will not come out of international retirement. (Times - subscription required)external-link

West Brom have no plans to appoint outgoing Ipswich boss Mick McCarthy as their next manager after the departure of Alan Pardew last week. (Express and Star)external-link

Manchester United left-back Luke Shaw, 22, is wanted on loan by Barcelona after losing the faith of boss Jose Mourinho. (Sun)external-link

Ex-Liverpool forward Dirk Kuyt will become Feyenoord's Under-19 manager next season. (Feyenoord website - in Dutch)external-link

Liverpool and Germany midfielder Emre Can, 24, could miss the rest of the season and the World Cup because of a back injury. (Mirror)external-link

Everton forward Wayne Rooney, 32, sent a text to Rio Ferdinand claiming his Manchester United bicycle kick in 2011 was better than Cristiano Ronaldo's for Real Madrid. (Mail)external-link

Liverpool's Egyptian forward Mohamed Salah, 25, is using an oxygen chamber in a bid to be fit for Saturday's Merseyside derby against Everton and the Champions League quarter-final second leg against Manchester City. (ESPN)external-link

Roma are considering a move for former Manchester City and Liverpool forward Mario Balotelli, 28, who is out of contract at Ligue 1 side Nice in the summer. (

Qatar will compete as an invited nation at the 2019 Copa America. (Globo Esporte - in Portuguese)external-link

Chris Coleman says he will stay on as Sunderland manager even if the Black Cats are relegated to League One. (Mail)external-link

Watford forward Richarlison, 20, has been assured he has a future at Vicarage Road despite the Brazilian being dropped after not scoring in 21 games. (Mirror)external-link

Former Borussia Dortmund manager Thomas Tuchel will replace Unai Emery as Paris St-Germain boss next season. (ESPN)external-link

Stoke forward Saido Berahino, 24, has been dropped from the first-team squad after turning up late to the club's under-23's game on Monday. (Telegraph)external-link

Portuguese boss Carlos Carvalhal has refused to commit his long-term future to Swansea City, even with safety looming. (Mirror)external-link

Slovakian goalkeeper Martin Dubravka, who is on loan at Newcastle from Sparta Prague, will 'fight' for a permanent move to the Magpies - as Udinese monitor the 29-year-old's situation. (Chronicle)external-link

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