Arsenal and Man United want ex-Chelsea star while Liverpool agree deal

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FORMER Chelsea midfielder Kevin De Bruyne has been one of the standout players in the Bundesliga this season for Wolfsburg.

According to rumours, the Belgian has caught the attention of a number of Premier League clubs, who are said to be lining up big-money moves.

De Bruyne has again been linked with a move today, but that is far from the only story to have made the headlines, with Arsenal, Manchester United and Liverpool among the clubs to feature.

Ex-Chelsea player De Bruyne is edging closer to a return to England, with Manchester City considering a £35m bid. (Daily Mirror)

Man United and Arsenal are among the clubs interested in De Bruyne, who says he made the right decision to leave Chelsea in January 2014. (Eurosport)

Liverpool have agreed a new five-year contract with starlet Jordon Ibe. (Daily Telegraph)

Queens Park Rangers director of football Les Ferdinand has warned interested clubs that striker Charlie Austin will not be sold on the cheap. (London Evening Standard)

Newcastle United midfielder Sylvain Marveaux has been caught on camera saying he was “blacklisted” at St James’s Park before being farmed out on loan to Guingamp. (Daily Express)

Southampton director of football Les Reed is confident right-back Nathaniel Clyne will sign a new deal. (Daily Express)

Chelsea have offered Patrick Bamford – who has spent this season on-loan at Middlesbrough – a new five-year contract, with the striker attracting interest from Crystal Palace, Everton and Aston Villa. (The Times)

Nani is set to return to Man United when his loan spell at Sporting Lisbon ends in the summer. (Daily Telegraph)

QPR have terminated the loan of West Ham United’s Mauro Zarate after he walked out of Anfield after not being selected against Liverpool. (The Sun)

Manuel Pellegrini is likely to stay on as Man City manager after an end-of-season review. (The Guardian)

Agreeing a new deal with manager Garry Monk is one of Swansea City’s top priorities this summer. (Wales Online)

Besiktas coach Slaven Bilic is ready to hold talks about replacing Sam Allardyce as West Ham manager. (Daily Star)

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