Top five transfer rumours - United enter Cavani race, Isco to choose Real over City, Barca in for Rooney

Edinson Cavani is a man in demand. Photo: PA

David Moyes could lose Wayne Rooney to Barcelona, but will replace him with Uruguayan forward Edinson Cavani, who could cost a club record fee, which is a good swap.

Scrap the Manchester City and Real Madrid battle for Cavani, as Manchester United have joined the party, and are willing to break the bank with a £50million bid for the Napoli striker (Daily Mirror)

In even worse news for Manuel Pellegrini, it looks like his main target, Malaga playernaker Isco, is set to choose the Spanish capital over the delights of Beswick (Guardian)

Stranger things have happened, but Barcelona, despite already possessing Neymar and Leo Messi, might be keen on signing Rooney, who would add something or other to the Nou Camp squad (Sun)

Arsenal are close to bringing in 18-year-old French full-back Benjamin Mendy from Le Havre for around £2.5million, who would have to compete with Kieran Gibbs and Nacho Monreal (Daily Mail)

After weeks of talk, it looks like Gareth Bale wants to leave Tottenham, and will speak with Daniel Levy about being allowed to leave White Hart Lane for Real Madrid (Metro)