SOLER DEMANDS £45M MAN UTD MOVE
Valencia midfielder Carlos Soler has demanded his club agree a January deal for him to move to Manchester United, claims The Sun.
United manager Jose Mourinho has reportedly identified the Spain Under 21 international as his No.1 target to improve his creative midfield options in the New Year.
Though Soler has an €80 million release clause in his contract, the player wants Valencia to accept £45m from United, so he can complete a transfer to the Premier League.
MAN UTD TO MAKE ANOTHER RUN AT BALE
Manchester United are set to make a third run at Real Madrid attacker Gareth Bale, according to the Mirror .
The report states Madrid have grown tired of Bale's injury problems while the Red Devils are confident manager Jose Mourinho could better manage the Wales star to return him to his Premier League fitness levels.
However, United will have to approach the £85 million price tag the La Liga champions originally spent on the attacker, since Bale's current deal runs until 2022.
MAN UTD TO MAKE JANUARY MOVE FOR ROSE
Jose Mourinho will try to bring Tottenham left-back Danny Rose to Manchester United in the January transfer window, claims The Sun.
Rose has long been linked with a move to Old Trafford and reports suggest the England international is interested in joining the Red Devils.
Tottenham will need to be persuaded to offload Rose, who has recently returned from a long-term injury lay-off, midway through the season, but United could offer Luke Shaw as part of any deal.
INTER LINE UP ATLETICO DEFENDER
Inter Milan want to sign Atletico Madrid defender Jose Maria Gimenez at the end of the season, reports Corriere dello Sport .
Gimenez has a €65 million release clause in his contract, but Inter are hoping to agree a deal to bring in the 22-year-old next summer to replace Miranda.
The Uruguay international has also been linked with Inter’s Serie A rivals Juventus and Roma, along with Premier League duo Liverpool and Manchester United.
MOU TO BE HANDED NEW MAN UTD DEAL
Manchester United are going to hand Jose Mourinho a lucrative new contract in an attempt to ward off interest from PSG, according to the Mirror .
A Daily Star report also claims that Mourinho has already given Ed Woodward assurances that he will not leave the club for the French side because he wants to stay and win the Premier League.
MOU & CONTE TO BATTLE ZIDANE FOR BELOTTI
Manchester United and Chelsea are ready to do battle with Real Madrid over Torino striker Andrea Belotti, according to the Express .
Belotti has a €100million (£89m) release clause in his contract, and all three clubs are interested in landing the attacker.
MOURINHO PLOTS LUIZ SWOOP
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is planning a shock move for Chelsea centre-back David Luiz, according to Express .
The former Chelsea boss is keeping tabs on the Brazilian's status after he was left off the matchday squad for the Blues' match against Man Utd two weeks ago.
Luiz reportedly has fallen out with Chelsea manager Antonio Conte after questioning his tactics in the Blues' 3-0 Champions League defeat at Roma.
IBRA, POGBA SET FOR MAN UTD RETURN
Manchester United could be set to receive a huge boost, with The Sun reporting Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Paul Pogba are in contention to make the bench for Saturday's match against Newcastle.
Both players have returned to full training after long spells on the sideline. Pogba has missed 12 matches with a hamstring injury suffered in September, while Ibrahimovic has been out since April with a cruciate knee ligament injury.
MAN CITY BATTLE MAN UTD FOR GRIEZMANN
Manchester City are competing with Manchester United to sign Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann, according to Sport's print edition.
United were expected to sign the France international last summer, but saw their move fall apart when Atleti's transfer ban was upheld, ensuring they could not replace the 26-year-old. However, they now have to battle with their local rivals who want to add even more firepower.
MAN UTD IDENTIFY NO.1 JANUARY TARGET
Manchester United have made Valencia midfielder Carlos Soler their No.1 January transfer window target, according to The Independent.
Soler has impressed over the past 12 months for Valencia and Jose Mourinho wants to add the 20-year-old to his squad in the New Year.
The Spain Under 21 international signed a new contract with Valencia in May , which raised his release clause to €80 million, but United hope to agree a deal for around £40m and could also include Andreas Pereira, who is currently on loan at the Mestalla, as part of any agreement.
MAN UTD WANT ATLETICO STAR
Manchester United want to sign Atletico Madrid midfielder Saul Niguez, who has a €150 million release clause in his contract, claims The Sun .
Jose Mourinho is looking to increase the creative options in his squad and fancies adding Saul to his ranks next summer.
Mourinho will also fend off Atletico’s interest in Ander Herrera, with United to trigger the 12-month option in the Spain midfielder’s contract.
MAN UTD ON LINCOLN TRAIL
Manchester United have joined the race to sign Brazilian striking sensation Lincoln, claims Calcio Mercato .
Lincoln impressed at the recent Under-17 World Cup in India, and is already a target for Barcelona and Real Madrid.
United and Juventus are also monitoring the 17-year-old, although his club Flamengo will not sell for less than €30 million.
MADRID TO SELL BALE
Real Madrid have decided to sell Gareth Bale next summer after losing patience with the Wales international’s fitness issues, according to AS .
Bale is facing a further month on the sidelines due to a groin injury and he has not featured for Madrid since September, prompting the club to cut their losses on their record signing.
Manchester United had been interested in signing Bale over the summer for a fee upwards of €120 million, but Madrid feel the 28-year-old will now only command a maximum price of €80m.
If Bale is sold, Madrid will try to sign a new Galactico, with their sights set on Kylian Mbappe, who is currently on a season-long loan at Paris Saint-Germain.
MADRID RIVAL MAN UTD FOR ROSE
Manchester United are set to face competition from the likes of Real Madrid for Tottenham defender Danny Rose, claims the Daily Mail .
Reports had previously suggested that Rose would prefer a move to Old Trafford after also being linked with a switch to Chelsea.
However, with the 27-year-old previously commenting he has ‘one big contract left in me’, the left-back is now being tracked by Madrid, Juventus and Paris Saint-Germain.
MADRID TARGET LYON STAR
Lyon attacker Nabil Fekir has emerged as the latest target for Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane, claims SFR Sport, via AS .
Fekir is enjoying an impressive campaign for Lyon and the 24-year-old, who can play as an attacking midfielder or striker, has been scouted by Barcelona.
Arsenal, Juventus and Manchester United are also reported to be interested in Fekir, and now Madrid are keeping a close eye on his form this season.
BARCA MIDFIELDER SET FOR NEW DEAL
Barcelona aim to hand Sergi Roberto a new five-year contract to ward off interest from Manchester City and Manchester United, according to Mundo Deportivo.
The Premier League duo have been linked with a move for Sergi Roberto, whose current deal expires in 2019.
However, Barca plan to extend his contract and increase his release clause from €40 million to €400m to ensure Sergi Roberto stays at Camp Nou.
MAN UTD TO SELL SHAW FOR £20M
Manchester United are prepared to sell Luke Shaw for £20 million during the January transfer window, claims The Times .
Shaw has been linked with a loan move to Fenerbahce, but is not interested in a transfer to Turkey as United look set to cut their losses on the left-back, who has been unable to make an impression under Jose Mourinho.
BARCA TO RAISE UMTITI RELEASE CLAUSE TO €180M
Barcelona will start talks with reported Manchester United target Samuel Umtiti over a new contract at the beginning of 2018, reports Sport .
Umtiti’s current deal expires in 2021 and he earns €3 million per year, with the French defender’s release clause standing at €60m.
He is in line for a wage increase and extension, while Barca also want to raise his release clause to €180m to ward off Premier League interest in Umtiti.
MOURINHO SCOUTING FORSBERG
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho spent his weekend off monitoring the progress of RB Leipzig forward Emil Forsberg, according to the Mail on Sunday .
Mourinho was in attendance at Sweden's clash with Italy as Forsberg impressed, and the Red Devils could yet make an offer in the next year.
FELLAINI OUT, FRED IN AT MAN UTD
Manchester United are targeting a January move for Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Fred, according to the Sunday People .
The Brazil international has impressed for the Ukranian champions this season, and is also a target for clubs in Spain.
Any more by United will be precursed by Marouane Fellaini's departure, with an £8 million move to Besiktas having been agreed.