De Gea Set To Become Top Earning Player In Premier League
Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea could be set to become the best-paid player in the Premier League as the Red Devils try to tie him down to Old Trafford, according to the Mirror.
The Spaniard is out of contract next year at the club and has been non-committal about his future beyond then.
However, United are willing to make him the top earner in English football with a weekly salary of £365,000, ahead of team-mate Alexis Sanchez and Arsenal’s Mesut Ozil.
In other news, Jose Mourinho’s presence at the Lille vs Montpellier game allowed him to cast an eye over Nicolas Pepe and Thiago Mendes, with Le Figaro claiming the Portuguese is a big fan of both.
The former Real Madrid and Manchester United boss is waiting on the right offer to get back into management and is already casting an eye over those he may target in his next role.
Zinedine Zidane is willing to become the new manager of Chelsea – but only if they promise him a £200m ($258m) transfer budget and keep Eden Hazard at the club, says The Sun.
The Frenchman has been out of work since quitting as Real Madrid boss at the end of last season.
Current Blues supremo Maurizio Sarri has come under increasing pressure in recent weeks at Stamford Bridge with speculation rife about whether he has a future in London.