Premier League rumours: Jose Mourinho keen on Manchester United role for Rio Ferdinand

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Jose Mourinho wants to add former Manchester United and England defender Rio Ferdinand to his backroom team at Old Trafford while the Portuguese is eager to snap up 17-year-old West Ham starlet Reece Oxford, claims The Sun.

Mourinho, meanwhile, is plotting a £54 million deal to sign Atletico Madrid's Saul Niguez, despite the 21-year-old recently signing a new deal with the Spanish giants, reports the Daily Star.

Atletico Madrid's Saul Niguez, reports the Daily Star
(Daniel Ochoa de Olza/AP)

Argentina striker Gonzalo Higuain wants to leave Serie A outfit Napoli this summer and would be interested in a move to Liverpool even though they have missed out on European qualification, says the Daily Mirror.

Bayern Munich will resist any attempt from Real Madrid to prise away free-scoring striker Robert Lewandowski, claims Sky Sports.

Poland international Robert Lewandowski
(Kerstin Joensson/AP)

And finally, Borussia Dortmund chief executive Hans-Joachim Watzke has rubbished claims that Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, who scored 39 goals in all competitions this season, is set to leave, according to Bild.