Manchester United will also beat Liverpool, Arsenal, Manchester City and Tottenham to the signature of Blackburn defender Phil Jones, 19, but he will cost them £16m.
Full story: Daily Mirror
Southampton will attempt to persuade Manchester United to part with two bit-part players, plus cash if the Old Trafford outfit want to sign highly rated 17-year-old midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.
Full story: Daily Express
Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez will reject overtures from Real Madrid to remain with the Red Devils.
Full story: the Sun
Manchester United and England defender Rio Ferdinand has defended the language he uses in his Twitter posts after coming bottom of a vocabulary league table among footballers who use the social networking site.
Full story: Metro