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Manchester United left-back Patrice Evra, 32, could follow defensive partner Nemanja Vidic to Inter Milan at the end of the season after the Italian club opened talks with the Frenchman. He has won five Premier League titles at Manchester United.

Everton have beaten Manchester United, Tottenham and Liverpool to the signature of 15-year-old Irish prodigy Stephen Kinsella from Templeogue United.

Liverpool are lining up a £5m bid to signBojan Krkic, 23, from Barcelona. The Spain striker is currently on loan at Ajax Amsterdam.

Manchester City have entered the race to sign Southampton’s 18-year-old left-back Luke Shaw as manager Manuel Pellegrini seeks to strengthen his defensive options.

Atletico Madrid have made Tottenham’s Roberto Soldado their number one target for the summer, as the 28-year-old striker struggles in the Premier League following his move from Valencia.

Former Republic of Ireland goalkeeper Shay Given, 37, says Aston Villa want him to leave in the summer.

Tottenham full-back Kyle Naughton will leave White Hart Lane this summer because the 25-year-old wants to be used as a right-back rather than on the left side of defence.

Liverpool striker Luis Suarez, 27, has paid tribute to captain Steven Gerrard for his instrumental role in ensuring the Uruguayan stayed at Anfield.

Ivica OlicBayern Munich, Hamburg and Wolfsburg are among Ivica Olic’s former clubs

Meanwhile, the club’s in-form midfielder Jordan Henderson, 23, says he has to be told when to stop training as he likes to do extra sessions.

European football’s governing body Uefa may allow television companies to broadcast the on-field exchanges between match officials.

Manchester United players are ‘bemused’ by manager David Moyes’ tactics, especially his insistence that the central midfielders stay behind the ball.

Manchester United’s owners, the Glazer family, retain faith in Moyes despite the Scot’s difficult start at Old Trafford.

Wolfsburg and Croatia striker Ivica Olic, 34, says he has held talks with Stoke over a possible summer switch to the Britannia Stadium.

Former Wales assistant coach Raymond Verheijen has criticised a “desperate” Manchester United for handing Wayne Rooney a new contract and believes Dutch striker Robin van Persie should leave Old Trafford if he wants to win trophies.

In the wake of their Champions League defeat at Olympiakos, Van Persie, 30, has criticised his Manchester United team-mates for a lack of service as it is revealed goalkeeper David De Gea played the most passes to the Dutchman.

Freddy GuarinInter Milan’s Fredy Guarin has played 48 times for Colombia


p>The Red Devils will block any attempts by Van Persie to leave Old Trafford in the summer.

Manchester United midfielder Adnan Januzaj, 19, has turned down the chance to represent Kosovo at international level.

A number of Championship sides have threatened the Football League with a legal challenge over financial fair play (FFP) rules.

Inter Milan midfielder Fredy Guarin – who has been targeted by Chelsea, Manchester United and Tottenham – is now unlikely to move to the Premier League after the 27-year-old said he wants to stay with the Italian club for the rest of his career.

New Fulham manager Felix Magath decided to send Ryan Tunnicliffe, 21, and Larnell Cole, 20, out on loan to Wigan and MK Dons respectively after holding just one training session with the club.

Barcelona goalkeeper Victor Valdes, 32, has hinted at a summer move to Manchester City despite having already signed a pre-contract agreement with AS Monaco.

Borussia Monchengladbach goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen, 21, has been lined up to replace Valdes at Barcelona in the summer.

Bayern Munich sports director Matthias Sammer says Barcelona target Thomas Mueller, 24, is not for sale.

Juventus will rebuff any bid from Paris Saint-Germain for their 20-year-old French midfielder Paul Pogba.

Sources: Daily Express, TalkSport, Dailt Mirror, Guardian, Daily Mail, Daily Star, Four Four Two, Daily Telegraph, The Times, Evening Standard,,Marco, TuttoSport