Saturday’s transfer rumour roundup.
Manchester City are preparing a world record bid to tempt Cristiano Ronaldo, 29, away from Real Madrid if he decides to return to England – (Daily Mirror)
Manchester United have set aside £120m to sign 25-year-old Wales forward Gareth Bale from Real Madrid in the summer – (Daily Star)
Manchester City have learned that defender Pepe, 31, would be willing to leave Real Madrid before his contract expires in 2016 – (Daily Express)
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers wants to sign Hannover captain Lars Stindl, 26, after identifying the German midfielder as the long-term replacement for outgoing Reds skipper Steven Gerrard – (talkSPORT)
Premier League clubs including Arsenal, Liverpool and Manchester United are ready to move for Borussia Dortmund’s Marco Reus after Bayern Munich ended their interest in the 25-year-old winger – (Bild – in German)