Liverpool takeover on Chinese menu?
Thursday's football stories from the newspapers and web
The Independent: An investment group supported by the Chinese government is eyeing a £700m takeover of Liverpool.
Daily Telegraph: Heading out of Anfield could be defender Martin Skrtel after a £5m fee was agreed with Fenerbahce.
The Sun: Pep Guardiola wants to bring Celta Vigo forward to Manchester City; he has a £14m release clause.
Daily Mirror: Yaya Toure will see out the last year of his deal with City after rejecting moves to Italy and China.
Daily Mail: Everton are set to offer Romelu Lukaku a contract worth more than £100,000 a week amid interest from Chelsea and Juventus.
The Guardian: Stoke City have opened talks with West Bromwich Albion over a £15m move for Albion striker Saido Berahino.
Daily Mirror: Chelsea have been told they must pay £42m if they want to sign Valencia’s Andre Gomes.
Daily Express: Germany boss Joachim Low says Bastian Schweinsteiger will hold talks over his Manchester United future with Jose Mourinho after Euro 2016.
The Times: Borussia Dortmund have blocked Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s proposed move to Old Trafford.
Daily Express: Tottenham Hostpur will have to pay £12m for Fiorentina midfielder Milan Badelj.