FootTheBall Daily 30th May 2016

1} Man Utd coach Mourinho wants Rio Ferdinand at the Old Trafford to kick in as managerial staff. The former United player ponders…(The Sun)

2} Banking on it! Mourinho ready to offer £54m for signing Atletico Madrid midfielder Saul Niguez. (Daily Star)

3} A Load Of BS? Dortmund chief executive Hans-Joachim Watzke rubbishes the news on Aubameyang leaving the club this summer. (Bild – in German)

4} West Ham have submitted a £11.4m bid for the services of Juventus midfielder Roberto Pereyra but the Serie A winners want £13m. Take it or leave it we say…

5} Sunderland look out for QPR defender Steven Caulker who is available for £4.5m and Dortmund defender Subotic who could be available on loan.

6} Higuain keen on joining Liverpool as he plans to leave Napoli this summer. (Daily Mirror)

7} The Red Devils have sent scouts to the Toulon Tournament to evaluate the performance of Sunderland goalkeeper Jordan Pickford. A potential candidate to be de Gea’s successor. (chroniclelive)

8} Manchester United are all geared up to make a move for Paul Pogba after Juventus informally placed him on the transfer list. (The Sunday Times)

9} Southampton desperately want striker Shane Long to stay despite interests from Tottenham and Liverpool. The Saints are ready to offer him a new long-term contract. (Daily Mirror)

10} Manuel Pellegrini still under Everton radar as the club want to appoint him as their new manager. (Mail On Sunday)

11} Leicester and Liverpool are keen on signing Arsenal’s Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain. (Sunday Express)