The Daily Echo brings you a round-up of the transfer rumours and managerial gossip doing the rounds in today's newspapers...

Saints are lining up a £4m bid for Brighton winger Will Buckley.

The 24-year-old was a star performer for the Seagulls last season, scoring eight goals for the team as they reached the Championship play-off semi-finals.

Since joining from Watford in a £1m deal in 2011, Buckley has made 74 appearances for Brighton, netting 16 times. (Daily Mirror)

Former Saints ace Gareth Bale would listen to an offer from Real Madrid this summer, according to the Spurs player’s agent (Various).

José Mourinho has signed a four-year deal worth £40m to take over at Chelsea (The Sun).

Cesc Fabregas will consider a return to the Premier League this summer, with Manchester United, Manchester City, Arsenal and Chelsea all monitoring the Barcelona midfielder’s situation (Daily Telegraph).

Real Madrid are poised to launch a bid for Liverpool striker Luis Suárez (Various).

Atletico Madrid will make a £20m bid for Aston Villa’s striker Christian Benteke (Daily Mirror).

Aston Villa have made a £3.5m bid for Lech Poznan winger Aleksandar Tonev (Daily Mail).

Villa are also interested in Burnley striker and former Wessex League star Charlie Austin (Daily Mail).

Hull manager Steve Bruce has made an opening offer of £1m for Leicester keeper Kasper Schmeichel (Daily Mirror).

Swansea have enquired about Sporting Lisbon winger Diego Capel (Daily Mail).