From the back pages, June 28: United raise the stakes in Baines battle with Moyes to offer up to £20m

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Manchester United will make a renewed bid of £15million plus add-ons for Everton defender Leighton Baines. After rejecting an opening bid in the region of £12m from United, Everton insist the England left-back is not for sale.But United hope to persuade them with a deal that will total £20million including additional performance-related payments for the 28-year-old. (Daily Mail)

As someone once said of Muhammad Ali in his pomp, he was a great respecter of newspaper deadlines. And so Novak Djokovic stepped up with agreeable urgency to knock poor Bobby Reynolds out of Wimbledon well before the watershed. (The Guardian)

ANDY MURRAY has warned he could be the next big name to make a shock exit from Wimbledon as the nationwide expectation level surrounding him cranks up today. (The Express)

Tensions in the Lions series in Australia threatened to boil over yesterday after James Horwill, the Wallabies captain, learnt that he could yet be banned for stamping. (The Times)

British and Irish Lions wing George North has admitted to feeling “horrendous” at his finger-pointing celebration towards Australia scrum-half Will Genia as he scored his wonder try during last weekend’s first-Test victory in Brisbane. (The Telegraph)

GLENN HODDLE has told Gareth Bale: You would be much better off in Manchester than Madrid. The Spurs star, 23, is an £80million Real target. (The Sun)

Manchester City have listed the Bayern Munich striker Mario Gomez as one of four targets as they move rapidly to rebuild their strike force after the departure of Carlos Tevez to Juventus, The Independent understands. (The Independent)