Man Utd offer Mourinho £60m, making him highest paid football manager ever

Jose Mourinho

Jose Mourinho

Jose Mourinho
Jose Mourinho

Manchester United are ready to offer Jose Mourinho a £60m deal to take over as manager. He would be the highest-paid football boss in history.(Sun)

Meanwhile, United showed interest in signing Inter Milan’s Colombia defender Jeison Murillo, 23, but backed out over the Italian club’s demands. (Goal Italia, in Italian)

West Brom head coach Tony Pulis and owner Jeremy Peace will have a crunch end-of-season meeting to determine the boss’s future, despite a year remaining on his contract. (Mirror)

Former Tottenham and Aston Villa manager Tim Sherwood has emerged as a contender to become Derby County’s head coach next season.(Daily Mail)

Everton and Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku, 22, is at the top of his old club Chelsea’s summer transfer plans with prospective new manager Antonio Conte keen to see Lukaku return to Stamford Bridge and lead the attack.(Sun)

Meanwhile, Everton are interested in signing Ajax’s 26-year-old Netherlands goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen as a replacement for Tim Howard, who is set to return to Major League Soccer. (Liverpool Echo)

Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois, 23, has offered no guarantees over his Blues future next season amid interest from Real Madrid. (Evening Standard)

Spanish side Sevilla are looking to sign Anderlecht midfielder Dennis Praet, 21, who has been the subject of interest from Liverpool. (Fichajes, in Spanish)

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Swansea are in pole position to snap up Reading and Wales forward Hal Robson-Kanu, 26, on a free transfer when his contract expires this summer. (Mirror)

Arsenal and Chelsea made late transfer bids for 16-year-old attacking midfielder Lucas Patanelli, who is set to join Barcelona from Argentine side Independiente. (Marca, in Spanish)

Bolton’s ex-England striker Emile Heskey, 38, says he gets stopped “all the time” by people thanking him for his goal in England’s famous 5-1 win over Germany in 2001. (Daily Mail)

Former Newcastle manager Kevin Keegan has backed new boss Rafael Benitez to save the club from relegation. (Newcastle Chronicle)

Athletic Bilbao defender Aymeric Laporte, 21, a summer target for Manchester City, suffered a broken leg and dislocated ankle in France’s Under-21 game against Scotland. (Guardian)

Belgium striker Christian Benteke, who has scored eight goals this season, is Liverpool’s top earner on £140,000 a week, while Spanish defender Jose Enrique, who has only started two games, is the seventh best paid player at Anfield on £75,000 a week. (Daily Star)

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Arsenal’s teenage midfielder Alex Iwobi, who played for England Under-18s, has made his competitive international debut for Nigeria against Egypt. The nephew of ex-Bolton star Jay-Jay Okocha tweeted afterwards: “Unlucky Not To Win But Happy To Have Made My Competitive Debut For Nigeria. Would Also Like Thank You To England For Giving Me The Chance To Represent Them.”