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All the top stories from this morning’s newspapers.
DAILY MAIL
Manchester City are continung to monitor highly-regarded Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone as concern grows over their faltering season. Defeat to Barcelona in the next round of the Champions League could raise questions about manager Manuel Pellegrini’s future.
Real Madrid will continue to monitor in-form Tottenham forward Harry Kane, despite his recently-signed five-year contract, as they see Spurs as a selling club.
Paul Pogba’s agent has confirmed the 21-year-old France midfielder could leave Juventus this summer, but thinks potential suitors including Manchester United, Chelsea and Real Madrid may have to break the world transfer record to secure his services.
THE TIMES
Brentford manager Mark Warburton has been told he will be fired at the end of the season even if he manages to lead the Bees into the Premier League. Rayo Vallecano coach Paco Jemez is being lined up to replace him.
THE SUN
Manchester United are close to agreeing a new deal with David de Gea and are willing to make him the world’s best paid goalkeeper.
Arsenal are preparing a summer bid for Lyon’s £25m-rated forward Nabil Fekir and are also interested in Bayer Leverkusen goalkeeper Bernd Leno.
Real Sociedad manager David Moyes says he would be interested in signing Burnley forward Danny Ings.
Brendan Rodgers has warned Raheem Sterling’s advisors: Don’t get greedy with your wage demands.
Manchester United are close to agreeing a new deal with keeper David De Gea.
Nigel Pearson and Gary Lineker are at war over the Leicester manager’s phantom sacking.
Gus Poyet reckons a Tim Sherwood and Les Ferdinand dream team could keep QPR up.
DAILY MIRROR
West Ham defender James Tomkins says he was the victim of a ‘malicious’ elbow from Robin van Persie during the game against Manchester United on Sunday.
Leicester manager Nigel Pearson was saved from the sack by chairman’s son Aiyawatt Srivaddhanaprabha, who is vice-chairman at the club.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is trying to rush through a deal for 16-year-old Valenciennes defender Dayot Upamecano.
DAILY EXPRESS
Manchester United will look to sign Tottenham’s 28-year-old goalkeeper Hugo Lloris in a £25m deal if Real Madrid complete a move for their current stopper David De Gea, 24.
However, the Old Trafford club could be pipped to the signing of Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane with Chelsea planning a £35m summer swoop.
Liverpool are poised to challenge Arsenal for the signature of out-of-favour Malaga keeper Guillermo Ochoa, 29.
DAILY STAR
Caretaker boss Chris Ramsey says the QPR players have let the club down this season.
Liverpool will not be held to ransom over Raheem Sterling’s new contract, according to Kop boss Brendan Rodgers.
John Carver claims that Alan Pardew is England’s manager-in-waiting.
Yaya Toure has vowed to rescue Manchester City’s fading title dream

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