Tottenham have registered an interest in signing Corinthians midfielder Paulinho, according to reports.

Chelsea have previously been linked with the Brazilian before.

Barcelona president Sandro Rosell says the Messi family are 'calm' after the Argentinian was accused of not paying a €4 million tax bill.

He added that Messi has the full support of the club.

Jose Mourinho is the highest paid manager in world football according to new research.

The Special One' is expected to earn £20 million on top of his £12 million-per-season deal in endorsements.

Manchester City are not concerned about the delay in agreeing a deal to instal Manuel Pellegrini as their new manager.

The Chilean is yet to put pen to paper to take over at City, but the club reckon the deal will be done soon.

Danny Welbeck says he must score more goals next season if he is to establish himself as a first team regular at Manchester United.

Welbeck scored twice on 40 appearances last term, and he concedes he needs to up his game.

And finally - Arsenal's attempts to become the first Premier League to play a friendly in Vietnam are in danger because the owners of the stadium they were due to play in have hiked their fees for the game.

Vietnam's football federation say the price is too high for them to afford  - although insist the game won't be cancelled.

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