Man United, Chelsea and Spurs in hunt for Zagreb teen as Man City eye new midfielder

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IT’S not just the big-money moves which are making the transfer headlines today.

While the Premier League clubs are already making plans for major signings, they are also keen on snapping up a bargain.

And the Daily Express today reports that Manchester United, Chelsea and Tottenham are set to compete for the signing of Dinamo Zagreb striker Robert Muric in the summer.

Ajax are also believed to be interested in the highly-rated 17-year-old.

It’s quiet on the Sunderland and Newcastle front, but other transfer headlines today include:

Chelsea have been offered Atletico Madrid’s Brazil international striker Diego Costa, 25, in a swap deal involving Belgium international goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois, 21, who is currently on a three-year loan at the Spanish club. Full story: Daily Star

Atletico are also eyeing Tottenham keeper Hugo Lloris, 27. The Spanish club fear they will lose Courtois after his loan spell, because Chelsea want him back in their ranks for next season. Full story: Daily Mail

Inter Milan are preparing a move for Manchester United 32-year-old France defender Patrice Evra, who is out of contract in the summer, and watched the left-back in Wednesday’s 0-0 draw at Arsenal. Full story: Daily Mail

Manchester City have agreed to sign 20-year-old midfielder Bruno Zuculini for about £1.5m from Argentina’s Racing Club. Full story: Daily Mirror

Chelsea left-back Ashley Cole, 33, is set to wait until the end of the season, when his contract ends, before deciding whether his future remains at the club. Full story: Metro

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho wants to sign 26-year-old Germany midfielder Sami Khedira, who played under him at Real Madrid. Full story: Talksport

Tottenham have beaten Barcelona to the signing of 16-year-old Nigeria youth international Musa Yahaya, who has been called the new Andres Iniesta. Full story: Metro