Man United and Liverpool go head-to-head for striker. Plus, Pedro to Chelsea latest

first_imgtalkSPORT’s transfer guru, Warren Haughton, rounds up all the latest transfer rumours and gossip.Liverpool and Manchester United are going head-to-head to sign Aston Villa striker Christian Benteke this summer.The Villans forward has a £32.5million release clause but the Premier League duo are both keen on the Belgian hitman.One striker who won’t be on his way to England is Napoli star Gonzalo Higuain. The Serie A club’s president Aurelio De Laurentiis insists the United, Liverpool and Arsenal target is going nowhere though.There’s the latest Chelsea news with updates on Pedro, Victor Moses and Abdul Baba Rahman.Jordy Clasie is set to have a Southampton medical in the coming days, and Haughton tells us about Middlesbrough’s pursuit of West Ham winger Stewart Downing.Here’s some of the top transfer rumours from talkSPORT.com:Arsenal defender Nacho Monreal closing in on £6m move to Athletic Bilbao – reportsManchester United and Roma ‘in talks’ to sign Argentina international Sergio Romero on free transferJuventus ready to offer Juan Cuadrado early exit from ChelseaRoma poised to fight off Chelsea interest to land young defenderEverton target Ivan Perisic close to agreeing Inter Milan moveCrystal Palace and Swansea City chase Hull star Dame N’Doye after Besiktas deal falls throughArsenal, Man United and Chelsea target Gonzalo Higuain will NOT leave Napoli, claims club presidentManchester United enter race to land former Manchester City manStuttgart striker to hold talks over future as West Ham linked with swooplast_img