This morning's football rumours
The latest gossip and rumours from the newspapers and online:
Manchester United have been revealed as the club which tried to sign Barcelona star NEYMAR, according to the Daily Mail. The Brazilian's father revealed on Wednesday that an unnamed English club had bid a whopping £145million and it has turned out to be United.
DANIEL STURRIDGE'S Liverpool career could end in the summer, according to the Daily Mirror. The England striker, who has been beset by injuries, is unhappy with people criticising his desire to play for the Reds.
Jiangsu Suning are intent on spending more cash after they had a bid for Chelsea midfielder OSCAR rejected. The Chinese Super League side bought Ramires on Monday and came back to Chelsea with a £57million bid for the Brazilian, say the Sun.
The Daily Express are reporting that JOSE MOURINHO has signed a deal to become the next Manchester United manager in the summer. The former Chelsea boss will replace Louis van Gaal at Old Trafford.
Atletico Madrid are intending to use Chelsea striker DIEGO COSTA as bait to keep Diego Simeone at the club. The London Evening Standard are reporting that the La Liga side will attempt to re-sign Costa to stop boss Simeone heading to Stamford Bridge.