Friday’s transfer rumour roundup.
Manchester City will make a move for Liverpool’s Slovakia centre-back Martin Skrtel, 29, if the Reds fail to reach the Champions League, while City defender Joleon Lescott is set to join Besiktas in the summer – Daily Mail
Chelsea are considering a bid for Marseille’s Belgian midfielder Giannelli Imbula, 21, as they look at alternatives to John Obi Mikel, 26 – Metro
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers claims England right-back Glen Johnson, 29, who has a year left on his £110,000-a-week contract, could still earn a new deal at Anfield – Liverpool Echo
Wayne Rooney has signed a four-year contract extension that will keep him at Manchester United until June 2019 – Sky Sports
Alan Pardew has admitted having concerns about his future as Newcastle manager despite the club dismissing claims he would be sacked if they lost Sunday’s home game against Aston Villa – Daily Express