What the media says . . .
Inter Milan are lining up a 17m summer bid for Manchester City's 29-year-old midfielder Gareth Barry.
Real Madrid are ramping up their bid to land Manchester City striker Emmanuel Adebayor. The Spanish club want Adebayor on a short-term loan but they will have to stump up the majority of his 160,000-a-week wages.
Everton midfielder Steven Pienaar will reject Chelsea to sign for Tottenham next week.