Manchester United offered World Cup star in mega-money deal

SoccerBy Sunday World
James Rodriguez in action for Colombia
James Rodriguez in action for Colombia

Real Madrid have offered midfielder James Rodriguez to Manchester United but the Old Trafford outfit will have to part with £60million for the Colombian, according to a report.

James Rodriguez, the Colombian attacking midfielder who lit up the 2014 World Cup, has reportedly been offered to Manchester United.

However, the club will have to part with £60million (approx. €76million) to land the Real Madrid man, according to the Daily Star.

The paper also says that United legend Rio Ferdinand wants the club to sign bombastic Sweden striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic, after the striker announced he is leaving PSG in the summer.

Cameron Borthwick-Jackson is set to sign a four-year deal at Old Trafford, says the Daily Mirror. The 19-year-old full back has made nine Premier League appearances under Louis van Gaal this season, including five starts.

Liverpool will sign 21-year-old Croatian midfielder Piotr Zielinski from Udinese this week, according to the Sun.

The paper further reports that the club want to sign FSV Mainz keeper Loris Karius. The 22-year-old, who has an £8million release clause in his contract, would provide competition to much-maligned stopper Simon Mignolet.

Everton striker Romelu Lukaku is wanted by French champions Paris St Germain, according to The Sun.

The Daily Mirror reports that Andros Townsend will be named in England's Euro 2016 squad in preference to Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe.

The Daily Star writes that Christian Benteke will not be at Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool next season, according to NBC commentator Dean Sturridge, uncle of Kop striker Daniel.

The Sun reports that Everton are keen on making a move for West Brom's £12million-rated frontman Saido Berahino.

And finally, Arsene Wenger is keen to add three players to his Arsenal squad for next season, according to The Daily Star.