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In other transfer news, the Daily Star claims Sir Alex's hopes of signing Lyon striker Karim Benzema are in danger after Real Madrid tabled a £28m bid. However, reports suggest Lyon are holding out for £30m for the 21-year-old.
The Times features an interview with Wayne Rooney who believes he can fill the void left by Cristiano Ronaldo’s departure provided Sir Alex plays him in his “right position” as a centre forward rather than on the wing.
Meanwhile, former Reds striker Ruud van Nistelrooy could make a surprise return to English football with Blackburn after Rovers boss Sam Allardyce expressed an interest in signing the Real Madrid striker.