Wayne Rooney is ready to return for Manchester United this weekend - in time for the Red Devils clash with Tottenham at White Hart Lane.

Harry Redknapp this afternoon confirmed Gareth Bale will also be fit for the match, after reports emerged he had suffered a hamstring tear.

Arsene Wenger has slammed fixture scheduling after both Thomas Vermaelan and Robin van Persie were injured on international duty.

Elsewhere, Roberto Mancini has said he believes Manchester City need 11 more wins - and avoid defeat to United - to clinch the title.


David Luiz has admitted he is aware of interest from Barcelona, who are planning a summer bid for the defender. (football.co.uk)

According to reports in Italy, Paul Pogba is on his way to Juventus - with Milos Krasic heading to United in return. (talkSPORT)

And finally, Liverpool's Alberto Aquilani is close to sealing a permanent switch to AC Milan, according to his agent. (Goal.com)

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