Football transfer rumours – Wednesday, October 17

TRANSFER rumours and gossip in the football world continue and on Wednesday, October 17, they involve Manchester City, Barcelona, Chelsea, Manchester United, AC Milan, Liverpool and Marseille.

Roberto Mancini has identified Barcelona midfielder Sergio Busquets, 24, as Manchester City’s next big-name signing and wants to reunite the Spain World Cup winner with Yaya Toure – Full story: Daily Mirror

Chelsea target Neymar, 20, has put the Premier League on red alert after revealing he wants to learn English – Full story: talkSPORT

Manchester United midfielder Nani, 25, is being targeted by AC Milan as the Italian giants look to secure a cut-price £12m deal to take the player to the San Siro next summer – Full story: Metro

Brendan Rodgers will not make a £20m move for Chelsea striker Daniel Sturridge, 23, but the Liverpool manager is interested in a deal if he is allowed to take him on loan to begin with – Full story: Daily Mirror

Chelsea are considering making another move for Marseille striker Loic Remy, 25, in January as a possible replacement for Sturridge – Full story: London Evening Standard