Manchester United climb the rich list while Chelsea look to splash the cash on £40m midfielder

Paul Pogba on the ball during the World Cup
Paul Pogba on the ball during the World Cup
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A round up of sporting headlines including news from Manchester United, Real Madrid, Liverpool, Chelsea, Wigan Athletic and Tottenham.

DAILY MAIL: Manchester United are second richest club in the world as they leapfrog Bayern AND Barcelona despite nightmare season. Also: 16 year-old Odegaard signs for Real Madrid in £2.3m deal and will be paid whopping £80,000 a week.

DAILY MIRROR: Blind urges fans to keep faith with Van Gaal tactics that almost won the World Cup. Also: Spanish side Valencia are ready to try to beat Liverpool to the signing of Manchester City and England midfielder James Milner, 29.

DAILY EXPRESS: Jordan Henderson and Diego Costa squared up to each other as tempers spilled over into a tunnel bust-up in the aftermath of Liverpool’s showdown with Chelsea. Also: Chelsea are planning a £40million raid on Juventus this summer for France World Cup star Paul Pogba.

DAILY STAR: Nigel Clough has warned Tottenham they face a wall of noise next week in the second leg of this Capital One Cup semi-final.

DAILY TELEGRAPH: Chelsea in talks with Fiorentina over £26m Juan Cuadrado as Mohamed Salah and Andre Schurrle near exit.

THE TIMES: Chelsea have increased their efforts to sign Cuadrado after having a £20.6m bid rejected on Wednesday.

SKY SPORTS: Wigan Athletic are set to reject a second improved offer of more than £4m for 23-year-old winger Callum McManaman from West Brom.

INDEPDENDENT: Chelsea are preparing to offset the arrival of Cuadrado with the sale of winger Mohamed Salah, 22, or forward Andre Schurrle, 24.