But Manchester City have moved quickly to offer Udinese winger Alexis Sanchez an alternative to Barcelona after putting together a bid worth €30m (£26m) for the Chile international. Full story: Goal.com
Arsenal are competing with Manchester United and Manchester City for the signature of teenage centre-half Raphaël Varane, the Lens and France under-21 player.
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A release clause in Phil Jones’s Blackburn contract has temporarily halted the central defender’s move to Manchester United. Although the deal is still expected to go through, the Premier League champions may have to pay more than £16m for the 19-year-old.
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Darron Gibson could also move to Sunderland after the Manchester United and Republic of Ireland international midfielder said he would welcome the chance to play under manager Steve Bruce.
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Manchester United legend Eric Cantona will return to Old Trafford in August when his New York Cosmos side face the Red Devils in a testimonial for Paul Scholes, who has just retired.
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