From the Back Pages, April 22: Kevin De Bruyne’s agent reveals he has met with Manchester City regarding potential transfer

From the back pages
From the back pages

Kevin De Bruyne’s agent has given Manchester City hope of landing the Belgian midfielder - despite reports that he is set to join Bayern Munich for around £45million. (The Mirror)

Yaya Touré has signalled his intention to leave Manchester City this summer after claiming he no longer belongs at the club and is ready to seek a new challenge offered by the likes of Paris Saint-Germain and Inter Milan. (The Telegraph)

Phil Jones is expected to follow Chris Smalling by signing a new contract with Manchester United but the future of another centre half, Jonny Evans, appears increasingly uncertain. (The Times)

Bayern Munich made light work of a 3-1 first-leg deficit as they battered Porto 6-1 to sail into the last four of the Champions League with a 7-4 margin on aggregate. (The Independent)

MANCHESTER UNITED have been handed a huge boost with Real Madrid reportedly set to turn their attentions to Stoke keeper Asmir Begovic. (The Express)

Barcelona are in the semi-final of the Champions League for the seventh time in eight years. For Paris Saint-Germain, there was no comeback and no chance of one; there was not even much of an attempt. It took only 12 minutes for Barça to score the first goal and although that left PSG much the same task as they had faced at the start – needing three to overturn the 3-1 defeat suffered at the Parc des Princes six days previously – they never embarked on that task and were not allowed to either. (The Guardian)

Radamel Falcao could still sign permanently for Manchester United after it emerged that chief executive Ed Woodward held talks with Monaco on Sunday over the striker’s future. (Daily Mail)