FOOTBALL RUMOURS: Di Maria, Ings, Sterling, Benzema all on the move?
Angel Di Maria only joined last summer but Bayern Munich and Paris St Germain are both keen to tear him away from Old Trafford.
Raheem Sterling’s future remains up in the air after falling out with Liverpool; Real Madrid could be his destination, especially if former Reds boss Rafa Benitez is installed as head coach.
Crystal Palace striker Dwight Gayle is on Bournemouth’s radar after their promotion to the Premier League having already signed Reading goalkeeper Adam Federici, while Paulo Dybala won’t be heading to interested buyers Arsenal or Manchester United - he’s gone to Juventus instead.
Manchester United are keen on bringing Karim Benzema to Old Trafford from Real Madrid and may launch a £40 million bid, though they face competition from Arsenal.
Should the Gunners lose out on Benzema, Villareal striker Gerard Moreno could be another option for them and for a much cheaper £3 million.
Russian free agent Yevhen Konoplyanka is interesting several Premier League clubs, Stoke currently favourites to sign the winger.
Danny Ings looks almost certain to leave Burnley. The 23-year-old’s contract is up at the end of June but compensation will have to be paid given his age, Tottenham and Liverpool among the front-runners to sign him.
Derby County are keen to bring in Darren Bent and Tom Ince permanently following successful loan spells, while Paul Clement remains overwhelming favourite to take over at the iPro Stadium following Steve McClaren’s exit.
In other managerial news, Dick Advocaat has left Sunderland with David Moyes a possible successor, while Marseille boss Marcelo Bielsa is keen on replacing Sam Allardyce at West Ham.