Football rumours from the UK media
The latest gossip and rumours from the newspapers and online:
Sunderland and Everton are ready to do battle for the signature of Liverpool striker CHRISTIAN BENTEKE, who is priced at £30million, reports the Daily Mirror.
David Moyes is also hoping to bring in Benfica winger EDUARDO SALVIO, according to the Newcastle Chronicle.
Various newspapers are reporting that PAUL POGBA's protracted move to Manchester United could be completed before Sunday's Community Shield, with the France international set to earn £275,000 per week.
JULIAN DRAXLER, Wolfsburg's winger, will cost Arsenal over £50million this summer say the Daily Star.
Manchester City have been put on red alert after Barcelona goalkeeper MARC ANDRE TER STEGEN demanded talks with the club over his future, writes the Sun.