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Afternoon Report: June 5

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Cesc Fabregas could return to Arsenal this summer, according to former-Gunners vice-chairman David Dein. The 26-year-old Spaniard has insisted he wants to stay at the Nou Camp, but Dein - whose son Darren represents Fabregas - believes a move cannot totally be ruled out. 

Former Chelsea boss Ruud Gullit believes Jose Mourinho will struggle to match expectations at Stamford Bridge next season. Mourinho returns for a second spell in charge this summer, but Gullit thinks he'll find it difficult to replicate the success he enjoyed between 2004 and 2007.

Jesus Navas reportedly snubbed a move to Spanish giants Real Madrid in favour of Manchester City. The Sevilla winger is set to become City's first signing of the summer, and the 27-year-old insists he has no regrets over his decision.

Robin Van Persie has admitted he has the taste for trophies after his triumphant first season with Manchester United. The Dutch international won his first Premier League title in May, and has revealed he is already targeting another next season.

Pele has backed new Barcelona signing Neymar to outshine Lionel Messi at the Nou Camp. The Brazil legend thinks it's the right move for Neymar, and believes he has the potential to become the best player in the world.

Tottenham Hotspur have been encouraged to make an offer for ex-Birmingham City striker Christian Benitez. The Club America star is reportedly a £9m target for Spurs, and the Mexican club's president has admitted he could be sold this summer.

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