Football rumours from the UK media
The latest gossip and rumours from the newspapers and online:
The Daily Mail reports that JOHN STONES has told Everton that he wants to join Manchester City with the Toffees holding out for £50million.
The Guardian is reporting that City are mulling over a potential £51million bid for Juventus defender LEONARDO BONUCCI.
Middlesbrough want to bring Fenerbahce striker ROBIN VAN PERSIE back to the Premier League, according to the Daily Mail.
The Sun reports that West Ham are showing an interest in Liverpool striker CHRISTIAN BENTEKE and are looking to battle Crystal Palace for his signature.
And finally, the Daily Mirror writes that Newcastle have told Tottenham they want £25million for forward GEORGINIO WIJNALDUM.