After reportedly rejecting Chelsea's bid of £10m plus either Juan Mata or David Luiz for Wayne Rooney, it looks as though Manchester United will do all they can to hold on to the England striker.
However, the forward may try and force his way out of Old Trafford by handing in a transfer request (Independent)
Meanwhile, in the blue half of Manchester, new manager Manuel Pellegrini is considering a £20m bid for Real Madrid defender Pepe (Mail)
Both Manchester clubs plus Chelsea and Barcelona are eyeing Roma's 19-year-old defender Marquinhos (Star)
Liverpool are weighing up a £20m move for Atletico Mineiro winger Bernard, but Arsenal are also rumoured to have shown interest in the player (Telegraph)
Spurs are looking to make a move for the 'new Cristiano Ronaldo' - 18-year-old Real Betis winger Alvaro Vadillo (Metro)