Latest Paper Talk
Monday March 30
Arsenal could be ready to break the bank for Liverpool and England forward Raheem Sterling who is yet to commit his future to the Anfield club. Manchester City, Real Madrid and Bayern Munich are also showing interest.
City are also lining up a summer move for Spanish striker Alvaro Morata, 22, who has scored 11 goals for Italian champions Juventus since a £15.8m summer move from Real Madrid.
Chile international Charles Aranquiz says he would love to play for Arsenal.
North London rivals Tottenham and Arsenal are both keen on highly-rated Stevenage forward Ben Kennedy.
Manchester United's Phil Jones says he would like to become a first-choice central defender for Roy Hodgson's England.
Meanwhile, Hodgson is keen to arrange friendlies with Germany, Spain and France in the build up to the 2016 Euro finals in France. He says he is seeking 'quality opposition' to test his side.
John Barnes has sensationally claimed he cannot get a manager's job because he is black.
Napoli's former Liverpool and Chelsea manager Rafa Benitez has insisted English players are not technically inferior to Italians.
Luis Suarez has not ruled out a return to the Premier League in the future - but insists he would only play for Liverpool.
Spurs keeper Hugo lloris has described teammate Harry Kane as 'a complete player' and says 'despite his size he is very technical.'
Bulgarian and Barcelona legend Hristyo Stoichkov, who spent one season under Louis van Gaal, says of the Manchester United manager: 'I have no respect for van Gaal. He's garbage as a person.'
Randy Lerner is in talks with an American consortium over a possible £150m takeover of Aston Villa.
Croatian midfielder Luka Modric, 29, could be heading back to the Premier League with Manchester City as the former Spurs star may be forced out of the Bernabeu to make room for Paul Pogba.
Manchester United winger Ashley Young, 29, will have to take a pay-cut to secure a new three-year deal at Old Trafford.
Southampton owner Katharina Liebherr has loaned the club almost £50m to bankroll their Champions League dream.
Harry Kane 'is no flash in the pan' says Arsenal's Theo Walcott: He keeps his feet on the ground and plays with a smile on his face.'
Chris Smalling says he turned down a university place to join Fulham who
were managed at the time by current England boss Roy Hodgson.
Raheem Sterling is apparently ready to snub Liverpool by rejecting a £180k-a-week deal at Anfield.
Borussia Dortmund defender Mats Hummels could be heading to Old Trafford next season. The 26-year-old World Cup-winning player has admitted: 'Some days I think I would definitely live to move abroad.'
Manchester City are showing an interest in Sampdoria midfielder Roberto Soriano.
Italian champions Juventus have revived their interest in Chelsea's Brazilian midfielder Oscar.
Arsenal, Manchester City and Chelsea have all made enquiries for Palermo striker Paulo Dybala.
Southampton are weighing up a move for Fulham keeper Maarten Stekelenburg, who is currently on loan at French club Monaco.
The Football League are planning to hold League One and League Two fixtures during World Cup finals of 2022 when the tournament is being staged in Qatar.
Spurs striker Harry kane will play for England U21s in this summer's European Championship finals despite scoring on his senior debut last week.
Gary Locke, who looks set to be named the permanent boss of Kilmarnock, says he would bring Rangers striker Kris Boyd to Rugby Park to be part of the club's management team.
Celtic's teenage midfielder Liam Henderson, 18, could be set for a loan move to Norwegian side Rosenborg.