Rumour - Arsenal line up deal for 'Scottish Messi', Man City and Barca battle for keeper

Ryan Gauld could be heading for England. Photo: PA

Arsene Wenger is trying to sign Messi, well the Scottish version of him, at least; Dundee United's 17-year-old Ryan Gauld has enjoyed recent comparisons to the Argentine superstar, so he can't be too bad (Metro)

Top goalkeepers are hard to come by at the moment, forcing Man City and Barcelona to battle it out for one of the few in the game, with both lining up bids for Real Sociedad's Claudio Bravo (TalkSport)

Mid-table strugglers Man United are trying to bolster their budget midfield by signing Everton Ribeiro from Cruzeiro, and have opened talks with the Brazilian (Metro)

Premier League trio Man United, Spurs and Chelsea are all vying for the signature of Inter Milan's Colombian midfielder Freddy Guarin, but could be gazumped by Barcelona (Express)

After a touch of negotiation Patrice Evra is a lot closer to securing his exit from Old Trafford, and a return to Monaco in the summer (Mirror)