Liverpool want former Man United star while Chelsea frustrated in pursuit

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Liverpool were beaten 1-0 by Manchester United on Saturday as their hopes of qualifying for next season’s Champions League suffered another blow.

They could try to sign a former Man United striker in the summer, though, according to a report in one of today’s newspapers, as they try to close the gap.

That is just one of the stories to have made today’s headlines, with Chelsea, Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City among the other clubs to feature.

Liverpool are considering a summer bid for ex-Man United striker Javier Hernandez, who is now at Bayer Leverkusen. (Calciomercato)

Chelsea are struggling to convince Shakhtar Donetsk to sell Alex Teixeira. (Daily Star)

Man United will be told by Everton that striker target Romelu Lukaku would cost £65million. (The Sun)

West Ham United are set to make an £18million bid for Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge. (Brentwood Gazette)

Tottenham are lining up a move for Coventry City’s teenage midfielder James Maddison. (The Independent)

Spurs have already made a £23million offer for Atletico Madrid striker Jackson Martinez. (Marca)

Odion Ighalo is being lined up for a summer move to Chelsea from Watford, with Radamel Falcao and Loic Remy set to leave Stamford Bridge. (Daily Mirror)

Cheik Tiote’s move from Newcastle United to Shanghai Shenhua is set to collapse over the Ivorian’s wage demands. (The Guardian)

Liverpool have held talks over a £45million move for Juventus striker Alvaro Morata. (Gazzetta World)

Reds manager Jurgen Klopp has insisted Christian Benteke does have a future at the club. (Daily Star)

AC Milan will have to pay £20million to land Man United midfielder Marouane Fellaini. (Daily Express)

Yaya Toure looks set to leave Man City in the summer, with the midfielder ready to listen to “every offer”. (The Sun)

Pedro Obiang is happy to stay at West Ham, according to his agent, despite interest from Napoli. (talkSPORT)

Chelsea are still considering moves this month for Corinthians forward Alexandre Pato and AC Milan’s Carlos Bacca, as Monaco could recall Radamel Falcao from his loan spell. (Daily Telegraph)

Aston Villa are interested in a £4.9million move for Hadjuk Split goalkeeper Lovre Kalinic. (Daily Mail)

West Ham are hoping to sign Reading defender Jake Cooper, following on from the capture of Leeds United right-back Sam Byram. (The Times)

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