Otamendi to go AWOL for Man United move

Manchester City have completed the signing of England international Raheem Sterling from Liverpool. The English player has promised he will handle the £49 million price tag.

Liverpool are keen on signing Aston Villa striker Christian Benteke despite Villa boss Sherwood insisting the Belgium international is a huge part of next season. The Reds are also refusing to pay the £32 million asking price.

Manchester United are ready to let Argentine player Angel Di Maria leave the Old Trafford club for £42.8 million. French team Paris Saint Germain have been reported interested in the former Real Madrid star.

The Red Devils will also be willing to do a swap deal with PSG for Edinson Cavani as a replacement for Robin van Persie.

Chelsea are confident of winning the race to sign Barcelona player Pedro after meeting the £22 million release fee for the 27-year-old. Barcelona coach has said he wants Pedro to stay but will respect his decision to leave the Catalan club if the need be. Arsenal and Liverpool are also interested.

Valencia defender Nicolas Otamendi is prepared to go on strike to force a move to Manchester United. The 27-year-old is rated at £37 million.

Bayern Munich player Robert Lewandowski’s agent has told Manchester United it will cost them more than £35 million to sign his client.

West Ham United are plotting a transfer move for Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez. Roma and Wolfsburg are also interested in the Mexico international.