A round-up of today’s transfer gossip and football stories from around the newspapers.
Gareth Bale is still the player who Louis van Gaal thinks can transform Manchester United into genuine Barclays Premier League contenders.
Real Madrid are ready to offer Keylor Navas plus cash in their bid to sign David de Gea before the end of the month.
Sunderland have moved to sign Napoli midfielder Jonathan de Guzman on loan.
Tottenham are set to make a £16million offer for Southampton midfielder Victor Wanyama.
Bayern Munich striker Thomas Muller has described reports Manchester United are prepared to spend £70million on him as ‘crazy’.
West Ham are set to sign QPR goalkeeper Robert Green in time to deputise for banned Adrian on Saturday.
Lucas is set to leave Liverpool and join Besiktas in a season-long loan deal.
Everton will meet the £14.2million release clause for Dynamo Kiev forward Andriy Yarmolenko.
Chelsea are set to make a stunning £100million double swoop for Paul Pogba and John Stones.
Manchester United are considering a move for Atletico Madrid’s Antoine Griezmann after Pedro joined Chelsea.
Ronald Koeman has issued a hands off warning to Manchester United over Sadio Mane.
Barcelona striker Pedro’s move to Chelsea has sparked a backlash against Manchester United vice chairman Ed Woodward – and he is now back under pressure to deliver signings.
John Stones is close to slapping in a transfer request at Everton to try to get his dream move to Chelsea.
David de Gea’s agent is planning crunch talks with Manchester United to force a move to Real Madrid.
Manchester United are determined to sign Sadio Mane - even if it costs them £20million.
Tottenham are ready to sign Saido Berahino in a £20million deal and let Federico Fazio go to WBA in exchange.
Pedro has admitted Jose Mourinho was the main reason behind his decision to snub Manchester United and join Chelsea.
Bookmakers have halved the odds of Charlie Austin making a switch to Manchester United.
Mario Balotelli has agreed to join Lazio on a season-long loan deal, according to reports in Italy.