Manchester United, Manchester City, Aresnal and Liverpool are making the transfer news today

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MANCHESTER duo City and United look set for a summer transfer battle, while Liverpool and Arsenal are also looking to make early moves.

Manchester United have joined Manchester City in the race to sign Arsenal right-back Bacary Sagna. The France defender, 31, is leaving the Gunners on a free transfer and Louis van Gaal wants him to replace Rafael – Full story: Mail on Sunday

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is looking to sign Toulouse’s 21-year-old full-back Serge Aurier as a replacement for Sagna – Full story: Sunday Express

Swansea’s Ivory Coast striker Wilfried Bony, 25, who scored 16 league goals this season, is also wanted by Arsenal – Full story: Sunday Mirror

However, Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has entered the £20m race to sign Bony – Full story: Sunday People

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini believes the £20m signing of Porto’s Brazilian midfielder Fernando, 26, will be key to the club’s Champions League challenge next season. Pellegrini also wants Porto’s French defender Eliaquim Mangala, 23, and could sell Matija Nastasic and Javi Garcia to boost his transfer funds – Full story: Mail on Sunday

Liverpool are considering a move for Bayern Munich’s Switzerland midfielder Xherdan Shaqiri, 22, as a potential alternative to Southampton’s Adam Lallana – Full story: Sunday Echo

The Reds are set to offer £18m for Barcelona’s Chile forward Alexis Sanchez, 25 – Full story: Daily Star Sunday

West Ham want to sign Tottenham winger Aaron Lennon, but Sunderland are also interested in the 27-year-old former England international – Full story: Metro

Chelsea have targeted Manchester United defender Phil Jones, 22, as a summer buy – Full story: Caughtoffside


Disillusioned England midfielder James Milner, 28, is set to quit Manchester City after the World Cup in Brazil – Full story: Sunday People

Tottenham are set to make an official approach for Southampton manager Mauricio Pochettino this week – Full story: Sunday Mirror

Feyenoord manager Ronald Koeman, Sunderland boss Gus Poyet and ex-Manchester United manager David Moyes could all be on West Ham’s shortlist if Sam Allardyce leaves the club – Full story: Sunday Mirror