Paper Talk: Chelsea snub Mourinho, United midfielder wants out, Spurs star set for Bayern move? more…

Touchline Talk’s Paper Talk brings you the latest news and rumours from the back pages of today’s daily newspapers and online gossip columns. Read on to find out the latest about your club!

Chelsea have decided not to persude former boss Jose Mourinho to replace interim manager Rafael Benitez this summer, instead they have targeted Juventus’s Antonio Conte - Daily Mirror

Pep Guardiola is planning to make a £50m bid to bring Tottenham winger Gareth Bale to Bayern Munich this summer - Daily Mail

Meanwhile, Spurs have joined the race to land giant 22-year-old Aston Villa striker Christian Benteke, who is being chased by Atletico Madrid and Borussia Dortmund - Daily Mirror

Manchester United midfielder Anderson has tried to leave the Premier League leaders “many times”, despite having three years left on his contract - The Sun

Bayern Munich’s Arjen Robben believs the reason Arsenal have not won a trophy in eight years is because they always sell their best players - The Daily Telegraph

Winger Junior Hoilett is recovering well from a hamstring injury and could return for Queens Park Rangers in next week’s Premier League fixture against Man Utd - London Evening Standard

United manager Sir Alex Ferguson says his first choice defensive pairing Nemanja Vidic and Rio Ferdinand has come to the end of it’s reign, after some impressive performances from defender Jonny Evans - The Sun 

Portuguese veteran Miguel Monteiro will train at Wigan, as the club have a view of signing the right back as a free agent - Daily Mirror

Stoke City boss Tony Pulis will delay contract talks with midfielder Dean Whitehead until the end of the season, despite his current deal expiring at the end of June - Stoke Sentinel

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