Newz update – Costa, Suarez, Mourinho, Firmino, Jovetic, Ings

  • Manchester City are considering a £100m bid for Barcelona’s former Liverpool striker Luis Suarez, 28, who moved to the Nou Camp in the summer of 2014. (Mail on Sunday)
  • Paris St-Germain manager Laurent Blanc has ruled out selling Brazilian defender Marquinhos, 20, to Manchester United. (Sunday Express)
  • Arsenal are on the trail of Hoffenheim’s £20m-rated Brazilian playmaker Roberto Firmino, 23, as they fear losing Santi Cazorla with the 30-year-old attacking midfielder tipped for a return to Spain. (Sunday People)
  • Liverpool are looking at offering out-of-favour Manchester City striker Stevan Jovetic, 25, the chance to stay in the Premier League, with the striker set to leave Etihad Stadium in the summer. (Sunday Mirror)
  • However, City are willing to battle Liverpool for Burnley striker Danny Ings, 22, to boost their homegrown quota, and have made contact with his representatives. Ings will be out of contract in the summer. (Mail on Sunday)
  • Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho believes that Argentina forward Lionel Messi, 27, will never leave Barcelona for Chelsea because of his stature in world football. (Gazetta della Sport, in Italian)
    Tottenham have stepped up their interest in Sevilla striker Carlos Bacca after sending their new recruitment chief on a midweek mission to watch the 28-year-old in action in the Europa League. (Sunday People)
  • Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini has told James Milner he is desperate to keep him at the club but admitted he cannot guarantee the 28-year-old England midfielder a place in his team. (Sunday Mirror)
  • Palermo striker Paulo Dybala, 21, is closing in on a £30m move to Borussia Dortmund despite interest from Manchester United, Chelsea and Arsenal. (Sunday Express)

Source: BBC