Saturday’s news and transfer rumour roundup.
Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti has hinted that defender Sergio Ramos, 28, who is reportedly wanted by Manchester United, Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester City, is on the verge of signing a new deal at the Bernabeu – (Daily Star)
Aston Villa are ready to sell England midfielder Fabian Delph to prevent him leaving for free in the summer at the end of his contract, but want £4m for the 25-year-old, who has interested Tottenham and Liverpool – (Daily Mirror)
Chelsea have approached Shakhtar Donetsk over the availability of their Brazilian midfielder Douglas Costa, 24 – (The Guardian)
Liverpool have received a boost in their pursuit of Paris St-Germain striker Ezequiel Lavezzi, 29, with the French champions ready to let him leave this month – (Metro)
Hull are one of four Premier League teams interested in Wigan’s Callum McManaman, 23, but could turn their attentions to out-of-favour Tottenham winger Aaron Lennon, 27 – (Hull Daily Mail)