Arsenal and Chelsea battle for wonderkid while Man United want Spurs star

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CHELSEA’S win at Leicester City last night moved them another step closer to winning the Premier League title at the expense of London rivals Arsenal.

However, the two clubs may now be set for a battle off the pitch, according to a report in one of today’s newspapers.

They are just two of the sides to have made the headlines, though, with Manchester United, Tottenham Hotspur and Newcastle United among the other clubs to feature.

Arsenal, Chelsea and Tottenham are set to battle it out for the signing of 11-year-old Luton Town midfielder Charlie Patino. (Daily Mail)

Tottenham goalkeeper Hugo Lloris will be targeted by Man United if David de Gea moves to Real Madrid in the summer. (Daily Mirror)

However, a potential transfer ban on Real Madrid could boost the Red Devils’ hopes of keeping de Gea. (The Times)

Newcastle are keen on a loan move for Chelsea striker Patrick Bamford – who is currently on loan at Middlesbrough – next season. (Daily Mail)

Spurs are trying to sign Southampton midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin, with the Saints wanting £20m, while Tottenham could offer Andros Townsend or Benjamin Stambouli as part of the deal. (London Evening Standard)

Paris Saint-Germain are prepared to pay £45m for Man United’s Angel Di Maria. (Daily Mirror)

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho says owner Roman Abramovich will have the final say on whether to offer veteran striker Didier Drogba a new contract. (Daily Express)

Bournemouth striker Callum Wilson is a target for 10 current Premier League clubs. (Daily Mirror)

Torino say they could sell reported Arsenal and Man United target Matteo Darmian if they “receive a crazy offer”. (Daily Star)

Meanwhile, it is relatively quiet on the transfer front at Sunderland.