Date: 20th February 2011 at 10:45am
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Manchester United want to sign Tottenham midfielder Luka Modric for £35m in the summer as a replacement for Paul Scholes, and Sir Alex Ferguson is also keen on Everton’s Jack Rodwell and Sunderland’s Jordan Henderson.
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But Manchester City are also interested in signing Everton’s Rodwell and will eclipse any made that United make.
Full story: The Mail on Sunday

Manchester United also want to bring in Marseille’s Mathieu Valbuena, although the 26-year-old will cost in the region of £12m.
Full story: The People

United striker Michael Owen is set to quit Old Trafford in the summer – and is wanted by Everton and Sunderland.
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Liverpool are ready to hand keeper Pepe Reina a £10,000-a-week pay rise to keep him out of the clutches of rivals Manchester United.
Full story: The People