Man United try to hijack Arsenal deal while Chelsea target Brazilian

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ARSENAL manager Arsene Wenger opted to drop goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny following his poor display against Southampton on New Year’s Day.

Since then, the future of the Polish international has been questioned, and today it has been brought into further doubt.

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

Arsenal are lining up a move for Fiorentina goalkeeper Norberto Neto, bringing Szczesny’s future into further doubt. (Daily Mail)

Chelsea are working on a deal to sign Shakhtar Donetsk’s Brazilian forward Douglas Costa. (The Sun)

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers is confident Raheem Sterling will sign a new deal soon. (Sky Sports)

David de Gea’s Portuguese agent Jorge Mendes has refused to rule out a move to Real Madrid for the Man United goalkeeper. (Marca)

Former AC Milan striker Alexandre Pato has been offered to Queens Park Rangers. (Daily Mail)

Tony Pulis has confirmed West Bromwich Albion’s interest in Wigan Athletic’s Callum McManaman and Man United’s Darren Fletcher. (The Times)

Man United are hoping to beat Arsenal to the signing of Villarreal defender Gabriel Paulista with a late bid. (Daily Star)
Swansea City manager Garry Monk has confirmed the club’s interest in Norwich City left-back Martin Olsson and Stuttgart midfielder Alexandru Maxim. (Wales Online)

Manchester City have asked Southampton to keep them informed about the availability of forward Jay Rodriguez. (Manchester Evening News)

Javier Hernandez could return to Man United in the summer, with Real Madrid not likely to make his loan move permanent. (Daily Express)

Roma want Chelsea to accept an offer of £380,000 as they try to sign Mohamed Salah on loan for the rest of the season. (London Evening Standard)

Hull City want to sign Tottenham Hotspur winger Aaron Lennon. (Hull Daily Mail)

Bournemouth have seen a third bid for Birmingham City starlet Demarai Gray rejected. (Birmingham Mail)

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