Manchester United’s set to make record £50m swoop for Cavani as Liverpool eye Holland winger

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MANCHESTER United could be about to smash their record transfer fee, according to reports today.

The Daily Mirror reports United are preparing to make a record-breaking £50m move for 26-year-old Napoli striker Edinson Cavani.

Uruguay striker Edinson Cavani reputedly has a £54m release clause in his contract at Napoli.

Liverpool are also making the transfer headlines today.

Talksport says they are ready to rekindle their long-standing interest in Werder Bremen’s Holland winger Eljero Elia, 26.

However, Liverpool may miss out on Armenian Henrikh Mkhitaryan, 24, after the Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder rubbished reports linking him to Anfield, says the Express. Other transfer stories:

New Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini is set to lose out to Real Madrid in race to sign midfielder Isco, 21, from Malaga. Full story: The Guardian

Arsenal are ready to pay Le Havre £2.5m for left-back Benjamin Mendy, but could be forced to double their offer for the 18-year-old. Full story: Daily Mail

Barcelona will join the £25m race to sign striker Wayne Rooney, 27, if Manchester United decide to sell. Full story: the Sun

Gareth Bale, 23, will tug on the heart strings of Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy in order to clinch his dream move to Real Madrid. Full story: Metro

Arsenal are trying to offload 26-year-old Switzerland centre-back Johan Djourou to a club in Germany’s Bundesliga with Hamburg and Hanover both interested. Full story: The Guardian

Birmingham have accepted £2m bids from Norwich and Swansea for 19-year-old winger Nathan Redmond. Full story: Daily Star