Man Utd ready to meet Neymar price – gossip

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Manchester United, Paris St-Germain and Real Madrid are willing to buy out Neymar’s contract at Barcelona. The 24-year-old can talk to clubs who meet his £157m price tag. (Manchester Evening News)

Red Devils defender Phil Jones, 24, has been told by new manager Jose Mourinho he still has a future at Old Trafford and that he can be like John Terry was for the Portuguese boss at Chelsea. (Daily Mirror)

Borussia Dortmund winger Henrikh Mkhitaryan, 27, wants to leave the German side and join Mourinho at Manchester United, says the player’s agent. (Daily Mail)

New Everton manager Ronald Koeman believes it is important the club appoints a sporting director to work with him. (Liverpool Echo)

Fenerbahce coach Vitor Pereira has emerged as a surprise candidate to succeed Dutchman Koeman at Southampton. (The Times – subcription required)

Guardian sports page

Manchester City full-back Pablo Zabaleta, 31, looks set to end his time at the club as the Argentina international is ready to listen to offers from other clubs. (Manchester Evening News)

Tottenham have agreed an £11m fee for Southampton midfielder Victor Wanyama, 24, and the Kenyan will have a medical next week. (Daily Mirror)

Sunderland midfielder Lee Cattermole, 28, is unlikely to leave the club this summer despite reports linking him with a £5m move to former club Middlesbrough. (Chronicle)

The Black Cats are keeping an eye on Wolfsburg’s 27-year-old striker Bas Dost, should discussions with West Ham front man Diafra Sakho, 26, break down. (Sunderland Echo)

Daily Star back page

Crystal Palace have joined the race to sign West Brom’s Saido Berahino, 22, for £15m and will hold talks with the striker’s representatives this weekend. (Daily Mirror)

Leicester full-back Ritchie de Laet, 27, wants to fight for his place at the Premier League champions after spending the second half of last season on loan at Middlesbrough. (Leicester Mercury)

The Foxes, Everton and West Ham are among sides considering an offer for AC Milan’s French striker M’Baye Niang, 21. (Guardian)

West Brom are no longer interested in signing Lyon left-back Henri Bedimo, 32, whose contract with the French side ends next month. (Birmingham Mail)

QPR midfielder Sandro’s £1.5m move to Sporting Lisbon is in doubt after the 27-year-old failed a medical at the Portuguese side. (Independent)

The best of social media

BBC Sport pundits Alan Shearer and Jermaine Jenas took time out from work at Euro 2016 for a spot of golf. Jenas tweeted: “Me and @alanshearer winners today on the course. Al on fire all day and my putter was on fire! Unlucky Murph.”

Jermaine Jenas

Stoke striker Bojan enjoyed brunch in Tossa de Mar, Spain, on what he calls his “Catalunya Road Trip”.


And finally…

An England fan has launched a page on a charity website to bring England forward Raheem Sterling home from Euro 2016 in France. The page has reached its target of £200. (Metro)

The Manchester restaurant where David Beckham enjoyed a curry this week received a zero hygiene rating from health inspectors. (Manchester Evening News)

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