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Transfer Rumour Gossip: Man United Enter Bale Race, Ronaldo Open To Old Trafford Return, Monaco Want Chelsea Veteran

by Mark Brus

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A round-up of Sunday’s biggest transfer stories.

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Manchester United could enter the race to sign Real Madrid target Gareth Bale, with the Spurs winger valued by his club at around £60million.

Full story: Sunday Mirror.

In another major Manchester United story, former winger Cristiano Ronaldo is open to leaving Real Madrid to rejoin the Premier League champions this summer.

Full story: Daily Star.

Whatever Sir Alex Ferguson’s choices are in the transfer market this summer, the club have confirmed they will give their manager the financial backing to strengthen his squad however he sees fit.

Full story: Sunday Express.

One blow for Manchester United is the decision of in-demand Borussia Dortmund striker Robert Lewandowski, who is still understood to favour a move to Bayern Munich over the Premier League.

Full story: Daily Star.

Chelsea’s Frank Lampard is a target for big-spending Monaco, who will approach the England midfielder when his contract expires at the end of the season.

Lampard Exit

Full story: Sunday Mirror.

After talking of his regret at missing out on Gareth Bale when he was at Southampton, United boss Ferguson also reveals he nearly signed Frank Lampard while he was at West Ham.

Full story: The Sun.

Journeyman Peter Crouch could be set for a spell at yet another Premier League club, with West Ham interested in signing the Stoke City striker this summer.

Full story: Sunday Mirror.

QPR striker Loic Remy wants a move to Arsenal this summer. The French forward nearly joined the Gunners in January and will be available for £6million due to a relegation release clause in his contract.

Full story: Sunday Mirror.

Everton have their eye on highly-rated Denmark youngster Andreas Cornelius of FC Copenhagen. The striker had previously been linked with Arsenal.

Full story: The Sun.

Manchester City’s out-of-favour left-back Aleksandar Kolarov is unhappy with his role at the club and hopes to seal a move away this summer, with a return to Serie A being rumoured for the former Lazio star.

Full story: Mail On Sunday.

Roman Abramovich will meet with Real Madrid boss Jose Mourinho in a bid to bring the Chelsea legend back to Stamford Bridge for next season.

Mourinho 100m

Full story: Sunday Mirror.

Interim Chelsea manager Rafael Benitez has been linked with the Schalke job for next season. The Spaniard has also been mentioned as a target for PSG.

Full story: Mail On Sunday.

Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini is not confident of keeping his job beyond this season, even if his side win the FA Cup.

Full story: The Metro.

Fighting talk from Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers ahead of the Merseyside derby, who believes his side are still better than Everton despite trailing their local rivals by five points.

Full story: Sunday Express.

Former Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli has backed his old team to win the FA Cup this season and take that confidence into regaining the Premier League title next year.

Full story: Sunday Mirror.

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