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The Daily Mail report that United and City are keeping tabs on Argentina centre-half Guillermo Burdisso, while the Independent claims Udinese and Chile attacker Alexis Sanchez has caught Sir Alex's eye.
The Daily Star reckons Real Madrid are ready to offer a staggering £110m for Steven Gerrard and Wayne Rooney. A club source said last night: “There will be a couple of signings in the next two weeks but the big names will arrive after the World Cup. This is not madness. Rooney would be perfect for Real Madrid because of his hunger and desire. It is not impossible to sign him."
Meanwhile, the Daily Express says Michael Owen expects to be fit for the start of pre-season.