Football rumours from the UK media
The latest gossip and rumours from the newspapers and online:
Manchester City want to sign Schalke winger LEROY SANE but are not willing to pay the £42million asking price, writes the Telegraph.
The Sun claims Manchester United will have to pay up the remaining two years of BASTIAN SCHWEINSTEIGER'S contract if they want to offload the Germany midfielder this summer.
JURGEN KLOPP is stepping up the search for a new centre-back with injuries to Mamadou Sakho and Joe Gomez leaving Liverpool short of cover, says the Mirror.
The Guardian reports Middlesbrough are closing in on their sixth signing of the summer, with Valencia full-back ANTONIO BARRAGAN set to join for £3m.
Boro are also looking to complete deals for Borussia Dortmund centre-back NEVEN SUBOTIC and free agent GASTON RAMIREZ, according to the Mail.