Liverpool want Barcelona and Real Madrid stars as Tottenham could lose keeper to PSG

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LIVERPOOL could be about to raid Spanish giants Real Madrid and Barcelona, while Spurs face a battle to hold on to Hugo Lloris.

Liverpool have emerged as favourites to sign Barcelona goalkeeper Victor Valdes when the 32-year-old’s contract expires in the summer – Full story: Daily Express

The Reds will also make a club-record bid for Real Madrid midfielder Isco, 21, who they view as a long-term replacement for captain Steven Gerrard – Full story: Caughtoffside.com

Tottenham’s French goalkeeper Hugo Lloris, 27, is on the summer wish list of French giants Paris St-Germain – Full story: Daily Star

Atletico Madrid’s president says the club will not sell striker Diego Costa this summer, despite interest in the 25-year-old from a number of Premier League clubs – Full story: Daily Mirror

Arsenal defender Johan Djourou, 27, has dropped a clear hint that he wishes to leave the Gunners and make his loan deal at Hamburg permanent in the summer – Full story: Daily Express

Barcelona want to hijack the plans of Manchester United and Manchester City to sign 23-year-old Porto centre-back Eliaquim Mangala – Full story: Daily Star

Real Sociedad’s 22-year-old forward Antoine Griezmann, who has interested Manchester United, Manchester City and Chelsea, has been the subject of informal talks between the Spanish side and Paris St-Germain – Full story: Talksport

Chelsea midfielder John Mikel Obi could leave the club as a result of a lack of first-team opportunities, with Italian side Inter Milan in line to bid more than £12m for the 26-year-old – Full story: Daily Mirror

OTHER GOSSIP

Manchester United striker Robin van Persie questioned the team’s set-up after their Champions League defeat by Olympiakos, saying that other players run into the spaces he would like to occupy – Full story: Independent

Olympiakos’s on-loan striker Joel Campbell, 21, intends to return to Arsenal next season after scoring against Manchester United in the Champions League – Full story: Metro

And following Manchester United’s defeat against Olympiakos, former captain Roy Keane says the Premier League has “brainwashed” people into thinking it is the best in the world – Full story: Daily Mail

Former Manchester United assistant manager Mike Phelan says the club may need an alternative shopping list this summer if they miss out on a place in the Champions League – Full story: Talksport

West Brom manager Pepe Mel, 50, is under pressure from the club’s board because he has not won a game since taking over in January – Full story: Birmingham Mail

The Spaniard’s future is said to be in doubt after concerns were raised about his tactical approach – Full story: Times

Chelsea striker Samuel Eto’o is angry with his manager Jose Mourinho after the Portuguese boss questioned his forward’s age and the lack of strikers at the club – Full story: Sun (subscription required)