Football gossip: Mourinho given United assurance?

Jose Mourinho will reportedly be Manchester United's new manager
Jose Mourinho will reportedly be Manchester United's new manager

The latest football and transfer gossip from the newspapers and web

The Sun: Jose Mourinho has reportedly been assured he will take over from Louis Van Gaal as Manchester United manager this summer.

Daily Mail: Whoever is in charge at Old Trafford could have Renato Sanches in their squad with United set to pay £46m for Benfica’s 18-year-old Portugues midfielder.

The Sun: United have joined Liverpool, Chelsea and Leicester City in the battle to sign non-league Lewes’ 16-year-old striker Charlie Coppola.

Daily Express: Alternatively, Liverpool have another forward in their sights with the agent of Dinamo Kiev striker Andriy Yarmolenko suggesting his client is heading for Anfield.

Daily Mail: Heading out of Anfield could be Joe Allen with speculation mounting that Swansea City want to take him back to the Liberty Stadium.

Evening Standard: Incoming Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has identified Theo Walcott as a possible summer target.

Daily Mirror: Chelsea star Willian is the latest target for the Chinese Super League with Guangzhou Evergrande eyeing a £50m swoop for the Brazilian international.

Daily Telegraph: Under pressure Everton manager Roberto Martinez could be sacked as the Goodison Park board meet to discuss his position.