Thursday’s transfer rumour gossip.
Manchester United are convinced they will sign Southampton left-back Luke Shaw, 18, in a £30m deal that was planned before David Moyes’s sacking earlier this week – Guardian
United are to make enquiries over whether Paris St-Germain may sell striker Edinson Cavani, 27, and may make another bid for Barcelona midfielder Cesc Fabregas, 26, whom they failed to sign last summer – Guardian
Barcelona will look to push through a move for Chelsea midfielder David Luiz, 27, after their transfer ban was temporarily lifted – talkSPORT
Jose Mourinho’s interest in Atletico Madrid striker Diego Costa, 25, could be ended because Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich is thought to be keen on bringing Cavani to Stamford Bridge instead – Daily Express
Newcastle United boss Alan Pardew is looking forward to the summer so the club can press on with their transfer plans – Sky Sports