Thursday’s transfer rumour roundup.
Inter Milan are willing to let Colombian midfielder Fredy Guarin, 28, leave the club and join Manchester United – Daily Star
And United have also been given hope in their bid to sign £30m-rated Roma defender Mehdi Benatia, 27, but they face competition from Chelsea and Real Madrid – Daily Express
But United are ready to move for Arsenal defender Thomas Vermaelen, 28, and they are prepared to pay £15m to beat off competition from Barcelona – Daily Mail
Manchester City expect to complete the £32m signing of Porto’s France international defender Eliaquim Mangala, 23, by the weekend – Daily Mirror
Arsenal could step up their pursuit of Shakhtar Donetsk attacking midfielder Douglas Costa, 23, after failing to land Porto’s Juan Quintero, 21 – Daily Express