Football transfer rumours – Thursday, October 18

TRANSFER rumours and gossip in the football world continue, and on Thursday, October 18, they involve Manchester City, Everton, Arsenal, Manchester United and Liverpool, amongst others.

Arsenal, Liverpool and Manchester City will have to pay at least £20m if they want to sign Crystal Palace’s 19-year-old winger Wilfried Zaha – Full story: Daily Mail

Roma midfielder Daniele de Rossi is back on Manchester City’s wanted list. City boss Roberto Mancini has had two approaches for the 29-year-old rejected in recent years – Full story: the Sun

Out-of-favour Manchester United striker Federico Macheda is set to leave the club. The 21-year-old striker’s agent said: “He wants to play and if he cannot do so by January then we’ll try to find an alternative solution.” – Full story: the Sun

Birmingham could have to sell Jack Butland, 19, and Nathan Redmond, 18, unless they quickly find a new owner. Everton and Southampton have been linked with keeper Butland, while winger Redmond may be a target for Manchester City – Full story: Daily Mirror