Wayne Rooney is potentially a £40 million target for Ligue 1 leaders Paris Saint German, according to The Times.
The big spending French outfit are reportedly planning an audacious move for the England striker to bolster their attacking options, which already include Sweden’s Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Ezequiel Lavezzi of Argentina.
Elsewhere, the club have again scouted Porto’s James Rodriguez, with a move for the winger looking increasingly likely.
However, having initially believed the fee to sign the Colombian would be around £24 million, it has been reported that the release clause actually stands at £36 million.
Sir Alex Ferguson was last night at the Nou Camp watching United’s Champion’s League opponents Real Madrid beat Barcelona 3-1 in the second leg of the Copa Del Rey semi-final.
Former United star Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice in the match, and was soon again linked with a return to Old Trafford.
The Metro report that the Portuguese forward is open re-joining United, having labelled his former manager as one of “the best professionals”.
Finally, the club will have one eye on tonight’s FA Cup fifth round tie between Middlesbrough and Chelsea at the Riverside Stadium, with the winners set to head to Old Trafford in the quarter finals on Sunday week.