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Follow the rumour mill with the latest transfer talk, gossip and speculation from todays national newspapers.
DAILY MAIL
Louis van Gaal insists that Wayne Rooney is happy playing in midfield for Manchester United but may well reinstate the England captain as a striker in future.
United boss Van Gaal will make signing a creative midfielder his top priority this summer as he feels he lacks a player who can dictate the play for his team.
Danny Ings has flown to Spain to hold talks with David Moyes ahead of a possible move to Real Sociedad this summer.
Brendan Rodgers has warned Liverpool to beware of a Europa League curse when they face Besiktas on Thursday.
DAILY MIRROR
“We want Manchester United” – Bradford boss Phil Parkinson says he wants to face Louis Van Gaal’s side next in the FA Cup after beating Sunderland.
Crystal Palace may face an FA probe after a second missile incident involving Holmesdale Road end fans. Saturday’s FA Cup defeat to Liverpool was the second successive match in which a missile appears to have been thrown from the stands.
Lassana Diarra hopes West Ham interest will be revived in summer after FIFA blocked his January move to Upton Park because of a contract dispute with Lokomotiv Moscow.
THE SUN
David Luiz has revealed that he turned down a new contract at Chelsea to join PSG, he also says he has the scars to prove how committed he was to the Chelsea cause.
Tim Sherwood insists that there will be “no problem” saving relegation-haunted Aston Villa from the drop.
Burnley boss Sean Dyche has told striker Danny Ings not to be a money-grabber and stay in England. Ings has flown to Spain for talks with David Moyes at Real Sociedad but Dyche says he would be wrong to move abroad.
DAILY TELEGRAPH
Sunderland manager Gus Poyet has blamed the media for fans’ anger after FA Cup defeat to Bradford City.
David Luiz claims he risked his career to play in the 2012 Champions League final. Luiz says he was advised by Chelsea’s physio’s at the time not to play while he had an injured hamstring. The PSG defender will come up against his former club in the Champions League tomorrow night.

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