Saturday’s transfer rumour roundup.
Patrice Evra, 32, has reiterated his desire to stay at Manchester United. The French left-back claims he was misunderstood in a recent interview in his home country which led to reports that he was not signing a new deal for personal reasons. – Daily Mirror
Barcelona want to tie down striker Antonio Sanabria, 17, to a new deal in a bid to keep Arsenal from signing the Paraguayan. Sanabria, who is also being tracked by Manchester City and Juventus, currently has a £2.5m release clause. – Daily Mirror
Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert has admitted that he tried to sign Romelu Lukaku in a bid to pair him alongside compatriot Christian Benteke. – Daily Mirror
Norwich have been boosted in their bid to sign Sweden striker Ola Toivonen, 27, from PSV Eindhoven, who say they will not smash their wage ceiling to keep him. – talkSPORT
Manchester United manager David Moyes has dismissed talk that striker Robin van Persie, 30, is unhappy at Old Trafford. – Daily Telegraph