The latest gossip and rumours from the newspapers and online:
Jose Mourinho has told friends he believes that he is going to replace Louis van Gaal as Manchester United manager the end of the season, with sources close to him claiming a deal is almost done, The Mirror reports.
The Sun claims Manchester United and Manchester City are going into battle with all guns blazing for Barcelona ace Neymar.
And The Guardian says Old Trafford chief Ed Woodward could face a grilling from investors about the financial impact on United should the club fail to qualify for the Champions League, when the executive vice-chairman holds a conference call on Thursday.
Manchester City are keen to take West Ham midfielder Dimitri Payet to the Etihad Stadium and are preparing to make a £30million bid, according to The Sun.
Crystal Palace captain Mile Jedinak is being lined up for a move to China, reports the Daily Mirror.
The Manchester Evening News is reporting that Manchester United are keeping tabs on Athletic Bilbao defender Aymeric Laporte as they make plans for next season.
Talksport reports that Manchester City are among a host of clubs who want Juventus striker Paulo Dybala.
And finally, the Daily Mail says West Ham striker Nikica Jelavic is close to a £4million move to Chinese team Beijing Renhe.