Football rumours: Liverpool to pay buy-out clause for Christian Benteke, Sterling may miss club tour as City step up interest and David De Gea will return to Manchester United
But Raheem Sterling (20) may miss out on the club’s pre-season tour of Bangkok if Manchester City meet Liverpool’s £50m asking price for the England star. (Telegraph)
Spanish goalkeeper David De Gea has confirmed he will return to Manchester United for pre-season training on Monday despite ongoing reports linking him with a move to Real Madrid. (Cautro - in Spanish)
With the future of De Gea uncertain, United are considering a move for Stoke’s 28-year-old Bosnia goalkeeper Asmir Begovic, who is also a target for Chelsea, reports the Daily Mirror.
The Independent are reporting that Arsenal have made initial contact with Spain international Pedro’s representatives over a move for the 27-year-old Barcelona winger.
The Gunners will also pursue a big-money move for Chile midfielder Arturo Vidal with his club Juventus now willing to sell the 28-year-old. (Metro)