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Man United told to pay £27m while Liverpool make winger demand

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The transfer window has been quiet so far this summer, with most of the big-money deals yet to materialise.

However, that looks set to change in the coming weeks, with speculation beginning to intensify.

Today, Manchester United, Liverpool and Aston Villa have been among the clubs to make the headlines.

Southampton are expecting French midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin to leave this summer, but will demand Man United pay £27m to land him. (The Independent)

Raheem Sterling is adamant that the breakdown in the relationship between himself and manager Brendan Rodgers is the reason he wants to leave Liverpool. (Daily Mirror)

However, Liverpool will demand Sterling joins them on their pre-season tour to Australia and Asia. (The Sun)

Robin van Persie is close to joining Fenerbahce from Man United. (Daily Mail)

Stoke City are set to land Aston Villa goalkeeper Shay Given from under the noses of Middlesbrough. (Various)

Micah Richards says he turned down Inter Milan to join Aston Villa. (Yahoo Eurosport)

Richards has now urged Villa to bid for Queens Park Rangers striker Charlie Austin. (Daily Star)

Roberto Soldado is keen to leave Tottenham Hotspur this summer for more regular football elsewhere, with clubs in his native Spain interested in the striker. (The Guardian)

Southampton believe they are entitled to £2m after formee loanee Toby Alderweireld joined Tottenham from Atletico Madrid, despite the Saints having an option to sign him permanently. (Daily Star)

Bournemouth are closing in on the £6m signing of former Leeds United winger Max Gradel, who is currently at St Etienne. (Daily Mirror)

Meanwhile, the Gazette today revealed Dutch midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum was closing in on an £11.5m move to Newcastle United.

The Gazette also reported Sunderland head coach Dick Advocaat was targeting three or four more signings this summer.