Football rumours from the UK media
The latest gossip and rumours from the newspapers and online:
The Daily Mirror reports that Everton offered ROMELU LUKAKU a whopping £135,000 a week to stay at the club amid interest from former club Chelsea.
Everton are ready to spend even more money to bring Wolfsburg's JULIAN DRAXLER to the club, with the Independent reporting that they will pay £63million.
DAVID ALABA is interesting Real Madrid, according to Spanish newspaper AS. The Champions League winners are lining up a £55.1m bid for the Bayern Munich midfielder.
HARRY MAGUIRE will hand a transfer request in at Hull in order to instigate a £5million move to Middlesbrough, writes the Daily Mail.
ESPN reports that KASPER SCHMEICHEL is the latest player to commit to Leicester, by agreeing a new five-year deal.