Liverpool and Arsenal want Austrian defender as Manchester United renew bid for Real Madrid left-back

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ARSENAL and Liverpool have both been credited with an interest in a young Austrian star today.

The Daily Star today reported that the Premier League duo are joining Juventus in the race to sign Austrian defender Martin Hinteregger, 21, from Red Bull Salzburg.

Elsewhere, David Moyes’ hunt for a new left-back seems set to take him to Spain again.

Manchester United are planning to make a renewed bid for Real Madrid’s 25-year-old left-back Fabio Coentrao, according to the Metro.

United manager Moyes has made Porto defender Eliaquim Mangala, 22, a key January target. Full story: the Times (subscription required)

Other transfer stories:

Chelsea want to sign France under-21 international midfielder Gianelli Imbula, 21, from Marseille. Full story: talkSPORT

The Premier League champions will watch Athletic Bilbao’s Ander Herrera, 24, in action next week as Moyes steps up his interest in the Spanish midfielder. Full story: the Telegraph

Napoli boss Rafa Benitez is keen to sign Stoke goalkeeper Asmir Begovic , 26, but faces a fight with Atletico Madrid for his services. Full story: the Sun

Norwich City have rejected Wigan’s bid to take striker Luciano Becchio on loan. Full story: Daily Mail

Arsenal target Yoann Gourcuff, 27, could be allowed to leave Lyon after talks on a new contract stalled. Full story: Daily Star