Transfer rumours – Man United and Chelsea battle for Lallana, Blues want Costa, Dortmund eye Chiriches deal,

Where will Adam Lallana be playing next season? Photo: PA

Man United manager David Moyes faces competition from Chelsea for the signature of Southampton and England forward Adam Lallana (Daily Star)

Jose Mourinho has identified Diego Costa as the top class striker he'd like to sign for Chelsea this summer, with Samuel Eto'o edging ever closer to his forties (Mail)

Borussia Dortmund, known for spending wisely in the transfer market, are eyeing up an £8m move for Spurs central defender Vlad Chiriches (The Sun)

Diego Maradona reckons Lionel Messi would fancy leaving Barcelona to link up with former manager Pep Guardiola in the Bundesliga (Marca)

And finally, experienced Dutch manager Louis van Gaal would be the ideal man to replace hapless David Moyes at Man United, according to Ajax youth coach Ronald de Boer (Metro)