Chelsea want £25m Bayern striker, Man United scout Lisbon midfielder for 12th time and Arsenal in for former Man City ace

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ARSENAL could be ready to make shock swoop for a former Manchester City star, while Manchester United are in the hunt for a new centre back.

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is ready to make a summer move for AC Milan striker Mario Balotelli, 23, after talks with the player’s agent this week – Full story: Daily Express

Mario Balotelli

Manchester United have watched Porto centre-back Eliaquim Mangala, who has a £35m buyout clause in his contract, for a third time but face competition from Chelsea to sign the 23-year-old France international – Full story: Daily Star

Wolfsburg striker Ivica Olic is keen on a move to the Premier League and Stoke are a possible destination for the 34-year-old, whose contract expires during the summer – Full story: Stoke Sentinel

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho is planning a £25m summer move for 27-year-old Bayern Munich forward Mario Mandzukic – Full story: Caught Offside

Manchester United have scouted Sporting Lisbon’s 21-year-old midfielder William Carvalho for a 12th time this season – Full story: Talksport


Manchester City are facing the worst Barcelona side for “many, many years” says Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho, who managed Barca’s rivals Real Madrid last season – Full story: Daily Mail

Norwich chief executive David McNally says the Canaries could move swiftly to replace manager Chris Hughton if their Premier League status is threatened – Full story: Daily Mirror

England’s World Cup referee Howard Webb was removed from a website touting his after-dinner speaking for £4,000 a night after criticism of his performance in Liverpool’s FA Cup defeat by Arsenal on Sunday – Full story: Daily Telegraph