Football rumours: Man City deal for Raheem Sterling nears as Man United plan Di Maria/Robben swap deal
Manchester City’s pursuit of Liverpool and England star Raheem Sterling could soon be over.
The Daily Star are reporting City will complete a £50m deal for the winger in time to take him on their tour of Australia.
Across the city, Manchester United could be swapping Argentina midfielder Angel Di Maria for Bayern Munich’s 25-year-old Germany forward Thomas Muller and former Chelsea star Arjen Robben, reports Bild.
Belgium striker Christian Benteke, 24, who has been linked with a move to Liverpool, will tell Aston Villa he wants to leave the club this summer when he returns for pre-season training. (Guardian)
Tottenham are lining up a £20m move for Everton’s Republic of Ireland midfielder James McCarthy, 24, with winger Aaron Lennon also part of a possible deal, according to the Daily Mirror.
Real Madrid’s Iker Casillas, 34, is interested in a move to Porto after a formal bid for the Spain goalkeeper was submitted by last season’s runners-up in the Portuguese League. (Guardian)