Tuesday’s news and transfer rumour roundup.
Chelsea and Manchester United have been joined by Juventus in their pursuit of Inter Milan striker Mauro Icardi, 21, with the Italian giants ready to make a bid – (Daily Express)
Liverpool will have to pay a club record £37m to sign Roma midfielder Miralem Pjanic, 24 – the man earmarked to replace Steven Gerrard – (Daily Mirror)
West Ham United hope to tie up a deal for Brazilian winger Anderson Luiz de Carvalho, 33, better known as Nene, who is a free agent after cancelling his contract with Qatar club Al Gharafa – (Daily Mail)
Real Madrid’s French international defender Raphael Varane, 21, is wanted by Manchester United and Chelsea – (Daily Mirror)
Southport teenager Drew Lewis, 19, has been offered a trial with Manchester United after scoring 38 goals for the Conference side’s reserves this season – (Daily Mail)