Transfer rumours, Sunday, April 22, Newcastle United, Manchester United, Real Madrid, Manchester City, Arsenal

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Newcastle United are on the hunt for new talent and both Manchester clubs, plus Tottenham Hotspur, Arsenal, Real Madrid and Everton are also making headlines today.

NEWCASTLE United are already in the hunt for bargain signings to improve their squad for next season, says manager Alan Pardew. “We’re looking at one or two players that we think might help us,” he revealed.

Full story: talkSPORT

MANCHESTER UNITED are reported to be looking at EVERTON left-back Leighton Baines, 27, as a summer replacement for ageing full-back Patrice Evra, 31. The Reds may offer just £5m for the England international.

Full story: Sunday Mirror.

Fresh from defeating rivals Barcelona in El Clasico, REAL MADRID have their sights set on MANCHESTER CITY and ENGLAND defender Micah Richards. Madrid manager Jose Mourinho is a known admirer of the 23-year-old, and considered bidding for him when Chelsea boss.

Full story: Mail on Sunday.

Nineteen-year-old ATHLETIC BILBAO winger-striker Iker Muniain, who received his first cap for Spain earlier in the year, has caught the eye of MANCHESTER UNITED manager Sir Alex Ferguson. However, the Old Trafford club will have to shell out £29.5million for his services, according to the player’s agent.

Full story: Metro.

Serbia international Adem Ljajic, 20, is a summer target for ARSENAL. The FIORENTINA midfield man’s age and technical ability appeal to Arsene Wenger.

Full story: Metro.

VALENCIA and SPAIN left-back Jordi Alba is wanted at Old Trafford, though MANCHESTER UNITED will have to fork out £15million for the 23-year-old’s services.

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TOTTENHAM are yet to offer experienced central defender Ledley King a contract to play at White Hart Lane next season. The 31-year-old has a chronic knee injury that limits his training and playing time, though he has managed 20 Premier League appearances this term.

Full story: Sunday Mirror.

TOTTENHAM are set to sign FRENCH goalkeeper Hugo Lloris for £10 million.

Full story: Sunday Mirror.

EVERTON are considering a move for FULHAM’S top-scorer Clint Dempsey. Full story: Daily Star.