Football rumours: Man City’s Chinese investment to boost pursuit of Guardiola and Messi? Man Utd eyeing Aubameyang? Klopp to plunder Dortmund for Liverpool?

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The Daily Mirror believe that Manchester City’s sale of a £265m stake in the club could boost their pursuit of Bayern Munich boss and Barcelona star Lionel Messi.

Manchester City’s parent company has been valued at £2bn after selling a 13 per cent stake to Chinese investors.

Across the city, Manchester United are said to be eyeing Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang,

The Mirror say the 26-year-old is now being watched by the Old Trafford outfit, along with Barcelona, Arsenal and Chelsea.

Jurgen Klopp has been given the green light to make a move for Borussia Dortmund players, by the German side’s chief executive Hans-Joachim Watzke, reports the Liverpool Echo.

And the London Evening Standard say that Gary Neville’s odds of becoming the next Fulham manager have dropped dramatically.