Tuesday’s news and transfer rumour gossip.
Manchester United are planning a £20m move to bring Barcelona defender Gerard Pique back to Old Trafford. The 27-year-old moved to the Nou Camp in 2008 – (Daily Star)
United will offer Real Madrid’s 27-year-old anchorman Sami Khedira a contract worth £5.5m a year to try and beat Chelsea and Arsenal in the queue – (Daily Express)
AC Milan are also interested in Germany international Khedira, while the Italian side could also make a move for 20-year-old Liverpool midfielder Suso – (Daily Mail)
Defender Rio Ferdinand could be offloaded by QPR in January after six months at Loftus Road. The former England captain, who turns 36 in November, could be replaced by Porto’s Rolando, 29, or West Ham’s 26-year-old Winston Reid – (Daily Mirror)
Liverpool will compete with Juventus and several Spanish sides for the signature of Porto’s 17-year-old midfielder Ruben Neves – (Daily Mirror)