Man United favourites to land striker while Chelsea and Man City plan moves

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THERE is still over a month to go in the Premier League season, but some clubs’ thoughts already appear to be turning to the summer.

Many sides have been linked with transfer business, and it looks set to be a busy market.

Today, Manchester United, Chelsea and Manchester City are among the clubs to have made the headlines.

Man United have emerged as favourites to sign Burnley striker Danny Ings after opening talks with the Lancashire club. (Daily Mail)

Southampton right-back Nathaniel Clyne could be set for a move to Chelsea or Man United after saying he is “flattered by the interest from the big clubs”. (Daily Telegraph)

Man City are ready to sell six players, and are looking at younger players to refresh their squad, with Wolfsburg’s Kevin De Bruyne and Juventus’ Paul Pogba on their radar. (Daily Telegraph)

Lazio are hoping to beat West Ham United, Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur to the signing of Man United striker Javier Hernandez, who has spent this season on loan at Real Madrid. (Daily Star)

However, Hernandez prefers a move to another Premier League club. (Sky Sports)

Man City are lining up a summer bid for Tottenham left-back Danny Rose, with Aleksandar Kolarov potentially joining Roma or Inter Milan. (Daily Mirror)

Man United have seen their hopes of keeping goalkeeper David de Gea boosted after Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti insisted he does not want to sell Iker Casillas. (Metro)

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