Man United target swap deal for Madrid star while Liverpool favourites for teenager

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REAL Madrid have sold a number of high-profile players in recent years, with Mesut Ozil and Angel Di Maria among those to depart the European champions.

And according to a report in one of today’s newspapers, another of their players could be set for a move to the Premier League.

That is just one of the stories to have made the headlines, with Manchester United, Liverpool and Celtic among the clubs to feature.

Man United want to sign Gareth Bale from Real Madrid for £40m plus goalkeeper David de Gea, who they value at £40m. (Manchester Evening News)

Liverpool are favourites to land 18-year-old Ipswich Town midfielder Teddy Bishop. (Daily Mirror)

Kris Commons is expected to leave Celtic either this month or in the summer, as contract talks have broken down. (Daily Express)

Villarreal defender Gabriel Paulista says his agent is in talks with Arsenal. (The Guardian)

West Bromwich Albion have made a £4m bid for £6m-rated Wigan Athletic midfielder Callum McManaman, who is also wanted by Bournemouth. (Daily Telegraph)

Everton manager Roberto Martinez feels the club will have to show they can match Kevin Mirallas’ ambitions if he is to sign a new contract. (The Guardian)

Liverpool have pulled out of a move to bring striker Divock Origi back from his loan at Lille early. (Daily Star)

Swansea City have bid £4m for Norwich City left-back Martin Olsson. (Daily Express)

Danny Ings says he’s no closer to signing a new deal at Burnley. (Sky Sports)

Rudy Gestede is unhappy Blackburn Rovers have valued him at £6m or more. (Sky Sports)

However, striker Gestede will complete a £4m move to Crystal Palace today, with Glenn Murray departing Selhurst Park for Reading. (The Sun)

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