Borussia Dortmund midfielder Mario Gotze admits he would be interested in a future transfer to Manchester United.
The 20-year-old German is one of the most highly-rated young talents in Europe, and would also consider moves to Barcelona or Real Madrid.
Former England manager Fabio Capello has seen his odds shorten in the race to become the next boss of Chelsea.
Capello, currently in charge of Russia, is second favourite for the Chelsea boss, behind Jose Mourinho.
Manchester City have reportedly struck a partnership with Espanyol that will see some of the Premier League champion's young players go on loan to the Barcelona club.
According to reports in Spain, Manchester City are ready to send some of their rising stars to Catalonia in order to further their respective educations in La Liga.
Borussia Dortmund are ready to offer Tomas Rosicky a return to the club as the Czech midfielder grows frustrated at the lack of opportunities with Arsenal.
Rosicky, who joined Arsenal from Dortmund in 2006, has made only three Premier League appearances this season.
Wales legend Ian Rush fears Tottenham star Gareth Bale will never qualify for a major international tournament with his country.
Rush says it would be a 'shame' if Bale were unable to prove his worth on the global stage.