Saturday’s news and transfer rumour gossip.
Manchester United will have to battle Barcelona for the signature of Cristiano Ronaldo next summer after the Catalan side ramped up their interest in the 29-year-old Real Madrid forward – (Daily Star)
Arsenal have set their sights on a move for 27-year-old Bayer Leverkusen midfielder Lars Bender – (Daily Express)
Liverpool are set to make a £25m bid for Chelsea’s 24-year-old forward Andre Schurrle, but they face stiff competition from Tottenham – (Daily Express)
Manchester United are keen on signing £7.5m Brazilian striker Douglas Coutinho, 20, from Atletico Paranaense – (Daily Mail)
Tottenham are ready to sell 30-year-old Togolese striker Emmanuel Adebayor in the January transfer window – (Daily Mirror)