Friday’s news and transfer rumour roundup.
David De Gea’s Portuguese agent Jorge Mendes has refused to rule out a move to Real Madrid for the Manchester United goalkeeper, 24 – (Marca – in Spanish)
Manchester United are preparing a late bid to sign Villarreal defender Gabriel Paulista, 24, who is already in talks with Arsenal – (Daily Star)
Chelsea are working on a deal to sign 24-year-old Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Douglas Costa – (Daily Mail)
QPR have been offered Corinthians’ former AC Milan striker Alexandre Pato, 25 – (Daily Mail)
Swansea City manager Garry Monk has confirmed his interest in Norwich left-back Martin Olsson, 26, and Stuttgart midfielder Alexandru Maxim, 24 – (Wales Online)