From the back pages, June 7: Hulk insists Mourinho has bid £35m to bring Brazil striker to Chelsea

From the back pages
From the back pages

Brazil striker Hulk has confirmed Jose Mourinho wants him at Stamford Bridge and has bid around £35million to lure him away from Zenit St Petersburg. (Daily Mail)

Manchester City sign Brazil international Fernandinho for £34m. The midfielder becomes the latest big name player to arrive at the Etihad (The Independent)

Michael Laudrup could leave Swansea City this summer despite assurances from his chairman that the club has funds to spend in the transfer market. (The Times)

If this is a taste of things to come then fasten the seat belts and enjoy the ride. The first match of the Champions Trophy was a fine spectacle, contested under a cloudless Welsh sky and above a wonderfully true strip of Welsh soil. In the end it was won comfortably by India by 26 runs, although there were moments when AB de Villiers and Robin Peterson were together in pursuit of an unlikely 332 for victory when MS Dhoni, the coolest of cats, may have worn a little frown. (Guardian)

DAVID MOYES has told Manchester United’s stars: You will have to work for me SEVEN days a week. The incoming Old Trafford boss has outlined his United blueprint for the first time since taking the job last month. (The Sun)

Arsenal chief executive Ivan Gazidis has dropped the heaviest hint yet that Arsene Wenger will be given a new contract. (The Mirror)

TOTTENHAM star Gareth Bale has played down speculation that he could join Real Madrid by praising Spurs boss Andre Villas-Boas. (The Express)