As Arsenal prepare £8m bid for Newcastle star Man United set for £80m slurge

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MANCHESTER United look set for a busy end to the transfer window, with several high-profile players linked with a move to Old Trafford.

The start of the new Premier League season is now just three days away, and managers are trying to add the finishing touches to their squads.

Man United are just one of those clubs, with Tottenham Hotspur, Arsenal and Newcastle United among the others to make the headlines today.

Louis van Gaal’s Man United renovation could include the £80m triple signing of Angel Di Maria from Real Madrid, Marcos Rojo from Sporting Lisbon and Daley Blind from Ajax. (Daily Mail)

Arsenal are considering making an £8m bid for Newcastle midfielder Cheik Tiote. (Caught Offside)

Tottenham are ready to sell 11 players, with Andros Townsend and Aaron Lennon among those free to leave. (The Telegraph)

Crystal Palace could re-sign Wilfried Zaha on loan from Man United. (London Evening Standard)

Southampton have agreed a £12m fee with Hull City to sign striker Shane Long after Man United’s Javier Hernandez turned down a move to the south coast. (Daily Mirror)

Manchester City are set to sell midfielder Javi Garcia to Zenit St Petersburg for £13m. (The Guardian)

Arsenal want to sign Olympiakos defender Kostas Manolas. (Daily Mirror)

Artur Boruc is ready to leave Southampton after being told new goalkeeper Fraser Forster is the club’s No1. (Daily Star)

Everton and Southampton are targeting a move for Parma winger Jonathan Biabiany. (Daily Express)

Carlos Sanchez is set to have a medical at Aston Villa ahead of a £4.5m transfer from Elche. (Birmingham Mail)

On the Sunderland front, meanwhile, the Gazette today revealed they were closing in on the signing of Brighton winger Will Buckley after he was left out of the Championship club’s Capital One Cup tie last night.