Robin van Persie could be on his way to Manchester United after Manchester City all but pulled out of the race to sign the Dutchman. Roberto Mancini himself has admitted that signing him is very unlikely at this point of time.
Earlier, Juventus, the other competitors in the fray for van Persie had also ruled out a move for the striker.
The transfer saga of the season, Lucas Moura to United, has rumbled on with new reports of the the youngster agreeing to a move to French powerhouse PSG next summer.
However, other reports claim a 30 million pound fee has been agreed between Manchester United and Sao Paulo, with a medical soon to take place.
Arsenal are poised to announce the new signing of Santi Cazorla after the player underwent a medical at the club. A fee of 16.5 million pounds has been reportedly agreed with Malaga.
Chelsea have reportedly made an improved bid for Bayer Leverkusen striker, Andre Schurrle in an attempt to shore up their front line. The London club are looking to replace Drogba, who left for China earlier this summer.
A bid of 25 million has been reportedly made for the German striker.
The news come in the wake of growing frustration for the Londoners over the transfer of Porto’s Hulk, with the Portuguese club demanding that the player’s release clause of 80 million pounds be met.