Transfer rumours: Manchester United interested in Joao Moutinho, Liverpool fend off bids for Luis Suarez and Arsenal hold “crunch” talks with Robin Van Persie

AS the Euro 2012 hangover kicks in, Premier League managers are trying to recapture that continental flavour by dipping into the transfer markets.

According to The Sun, Sir Alex Ferguson, is “closing in” on highly-rated Portugal Jo�o Moutinho. It’s thought the midfielder could be tempted to Old Trafford for �25million.

United are also said to be keen on fellow countryman and Benfica midfielder Axel Witsel. Chelsea are also in the hunt.

Brendan Rogers is not having an ideal start to his tenure at Anfield. According to the Mail, the new Liverpool boss is getting ready to fend off a Juventus bid for controversial hand-shaker Luis Su�rez.

With one eye on the Old Lady, Rodgers is rumoured to be doing his shopping in Newcastle, hoping to pick up Demba Ba for little more than his �7million release clause.

Arsenal, who are rumoured to be casting longing looks at rated Lyon shot-stopper Hugo Lloris, are planning to hold “crunch talks” with striker Robin Van Persie.

Also in the Mail, new Spurs boss Andre Villas-Boas will exact his revenge on his former employers, Chelsea, by tabling a �10million bid for Daniel Sturridge.

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Finally, Real Madrid are expected to be asking for about �25million for Kak� as they try and balance their books. It’s only a matter of time before Spurs are linked.

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