Football gossip: Pogba, Martial, Neymar, Guardiola, Salah, Mahrez

Football gossip

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho wants to swap midfielder Paul Pogba, 25, and 22-year-old forward Anthony Martial - both France internationals - for Paris St-Germain and Brazil forward Neymar, 26. (Daily Star Sunday)external-link

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola is set to become the world's best-paid manager by signing a new £20m-a-year contract, keeping him at Etihad Stadium until 2020. (Sunday Mirror)external-link

Mourinho has accused Guardiola or leading agent Mino Raiola of lying after the Manchester City boss claimed he was offered Pogba and Armenia midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan in January. Mkhitaryan, 29, joined Arsenal from Manchester United in January. (Sunday Telegraph)external-link

Paris St-Germain are lining up a move for 25-year-old Liverpool and Egypt winger Mohamed Salah. (Le10 Sport - in French)external-link

Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane has revealed Welsh forward Gareth Bale, 28, is unhappy in Madrid. (Sunday Mirror)external-link

Leicester are ready to buy Norwich's 21-year-old English midfielder James Maddison for £17m if Algeria winger Riyad Mahrez, 27, leaves this summer. (Sun on Sunday)external-link

Amanda Staveley's bid to take over Newcastle is back on following constructive talks with owner Mike Ashley over the past few weeks. (Sunday Mirror)external-link

Everton manager Sam Allardyce has emerged as a contender to become West Brom boss if he is sacked by the Goodison Park club. (Sunday Times - subscription required)external-link

Former Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini is the new favourite to take over as Italy boss after Giampiero Ventura was sacked following the Azzurri's unsuccessful World Cup qualifying campaign. (Sunday Times - subscription required)external-link

Greater Manchester Police will draft in extra offers to protect Liverpool's bus for Tuesday's Champions League quarter-final at Etihad Stadium after Manchester City's bus was attacked before the first leg at Anfield. (Mail on Sunday)external-link

Everton are set to make a summer move for Burnley's Republic of Ireland international winger Robbie Brady, 26. (Sunday Express)external-link

Real Madrid want Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp to replace Zinedine Zidane if they decide to sack the Frenchman. (Sun on Sunday)external-link

Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri has moved closer to replacing fellow Italian Antonio Conte at Chelsea next season, with the Serie A side targeting Real manager Zidane as a replacement. (Sunday Express)external-link

Roma director Monchi has denied the club have been offered 27-year-old Nice and Italy forward Mario Balotelli by agent Mino Raiola. (Corriere dello Sport - in Italian)external-link

Leicester boss Claude Puel says Spanish midfielder Vicente Iborra, 30, could be out for the rest of the season with a hamstring injury sustained in Saturday's defeat by Newcastle. (Leicester Mercury)external-link

Newcastle manager Rafael Benitez says the club are scouting non-league football in the hope of finding a player like Leicester and England striker Jamie Vardy. (Chronicle)external-link

West Ham are considering a move for Fulham's 25-year-old English right-back Ryan Fredericks, who is out of contract at the end of the season. (Mail on Sunday)external-link

Sunday Telegraph
Manchester United's victory over Manchester City dominates the back pages - here is Paul Pogba on the Sunday Telegraph