Newcastle defender wanted by Bayern, Toon among clubs chasing Man City star and Man United to splash cash for Kroos

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NEWCASTLE could face a fight to hold on to one of their stars with interest from Bayern Munich, while a Manchester City ace has been linked with the Tyneside club.

Bayern Munich are monitoring Newcastle United full-back Mathieu Debuchy, 28, with the German club’s boss Pep Guardiola reportedly unimpressed with current right-back Rafinha – Full story: Talksport

Meanwhile, Newcastle boss Alan Pardew admits his hopes of signing striker Loic Remy permanently from Queens Park Rangers are receding with every goal he scores. The France international, 27, returned from suspension to fire the Magpies to a vital 1-0 victory over Aston Villa on Sunday – Full story: Metro

Swansea caretaker boss Garry Monk claims the Welsh side have received no bids for Michu and have no interest in cashing in on the 27-year-old Spanish midfielder – Full story: Daily Mirror

Manchester City defender Joleon Lescott, 31, admits he’s now playing to impress potential suitors before his exit in the summer, with West Ham, Fulham and Newcastle all reported to have an interest –

Full story: Daily Express

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has ruled out making a move for Paris St-Germain strikers Zlatan Ibrahimovic, 32, and Edinson Cavani, 27, as he chases a big-name striker to replace goal-shy duo Fernando Torres and Samuel Eto’o – Full story: Sun (subscription only)

Manchester United are offering Toni Kroos £250,000 a week to quit Bayern Munich – three times what the 24-year-old midfielder is currently on with the 2013 Champions League winners – Full story: Daily Mirror

OTHER GOSSIP

Southampton boss Mauricio Pochettino claims he would jump at the chance to leave St Mary’s for favourite club Paris St-Germain, where he spent three years as a player – Full story: Daily Express

Galatasaray boss Roberto Mancini has backed striker Didier Drogba to knock the striker’s beloved Chelsea out of the Champions League in the last 16 – Full story: Sun (subscription required)

Former Manchester United defender Gary Neville believes manager David Moyes will be given plenty of time and money to get things right at the champions, as Wayne Rooney’s £300,000-a-week contract proves – Full story: Talksport