Paper Talk: Luka plus lucre for Bale

Real Madrid could offer £30million plus Luka Modric for Gareth Bale, while Manchester United have met with Cristiano Ronaldo's sponsors Nike.

Last Updated: 11/03/13 at 10:34 Post Comment

Bale and Modric: Former Spurs team-mates

Bale and Modric: Former Spurs team-mates

THE SUN

Carlos Tevez could face jail after being nicked for allegedly driving while banned.

Manchester United met with Nike officials on Friday to plot a mega bid for Cristiano Ronaldo. An Old Trafford return would cost at least £65million.

Alex Ferguson is helping Barnsley plot Manchester City's FA Cup downfall. The Manchester United boss has given David Flitcroft tactical advice and allowed the Tykes to use United's training ground.

Branislav Ivanovic has delivered a damning verdict on Chelsea's season of failure and warns that time is running out to stop the rot.

Chelsea are interested in £8.5million-rated AC Milan striker M'Baye Niang.

Rio Ferdinand and John Terry could clash on Sunday for the first time since the Chelsea skipper's race row.

DAILY MIRROR

Sir Alex Ferguson has insisted there is no rift between him and Wayne Rooney.

Carlos Tevez is set to start for Manchester City on Saturday - despite being arrested on suspicion of driving while disqualified.

James Milner says life with Mario Balotelli was like having a child in the dressing room at Manchester City.

Benfica defender Ezequiel Garay - a Manchester United transfer target - has signed up with controversial 'super-agent' Jorge Mendes in a bid to push through a switch to Old Trafford.

DAILY STAR

Real Madrid have told Tottenham they will offer £30million and Luka Modric for Gareth Bale.

Sir Alex Ferguson admits he was right to axe Wayne Rooney for Manchester United's showdown with Real Madrid.

Everton goalkeeper Tim Howard misses the FA Cup clash with Wigan on Saturday due to a broken back.

DAILY MAIL

Sir Alex Ferguson has promised Wayne Rooney will not be sold by Manchester United.

Manchester United have joined Arsenal by showing an interest in AZ Alkmaar teenager Adam Maher.

Bolton want Leicester's Jeffrey Schlupp on loan with the view to a permanent deal.

DAILY EXPRESS

Chelsea will sell Fernando Torres this summer and are prepared to take a £35million loss on the striker.

Sir Alex Ferguson has no regrets about leaving Wayne Rooney on the bench this week for the match with Real Madrid.

Swansea have put a £5million price tag on manager Michael Laudrup after he signed a new 12-month contract.

Portsmouth fans have signed a deal to buy their club - subject to a court ruling on the value of their Fratton Park ground.

DAILY TELEGRAPH

Carlos Tevez is expected to play for Manchester City this weekend in the FA Cup despite being arrested for allegedly driving while disqualified.

Michael Laudrup has put an end to speculation over his future by signing a new contract with Swansea.

Reading striker Jason Roberts is expected to miss the rest of the season as a hip injury requires surgery.

THE GUARDIAN

Sir Alex Ferguson has given his word that Wayne Rooney will still be a Manchester United player next season, meaning that the striker should be offered a new deal in the summer.

Carlos Tevez could face up to six months in prison after he was arrested for allegedly driving when disqualified on Thursday evening, and the striker may also be disciplined by Manchester City.

THE INDEPENDENT

Roberto Mancini has refused to rule out the possibility of Edin Dzeko leaving Manchester City in the summer, although he has no desire to push the club's leading scorer through the exit door.

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