Friday’s news and rumour gossip.
Manchester United will offer Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo, 29, a weekly wage of £300,000 to lure him back to Old Trafford – (Daily Express)
United and Chelsea are to be told publicly by Real Madrid that they have no chance of signing forward Ronaldo – (Independent)
Bayern Munich midfielder and World Cup hero Mario Gotze, 22, has revealed he would be open to a move abroad if an opportunity arose – (Daily Mail)
Roma’s sporting director Walter Sabatini, 59, insists Manchester United target Kevin Strootman, 24, is not for sale – (Sky Sports)
Everton manager Roberto Martinez says he may revive his interest in signing Manchester United midfielder Tom Cleverley, 25 – currently on loan at Aston Villa – next summer – (Daily Mirror)