Will oui or won't oui see Roo at PSG?

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Wayne Rooney NaniGettyImagesWayne Rooney and Nani could both be headed to PSG

There is a classic game of tug-of-war emerging between PSG and Manchester United over the signature of Wayne Rooney, although it seems most of the action is playing out in the papers rather than at either club. The Sun claims PSG are certain they will nab the striker in the summer for a figure around £25 million, with the club's former sports advisor Michel Moulin claiming on French TV that "Rooney to PSG is done". Although the England international still has two years remaining on his contract at Old Trafford, it is believed the French side will make a significant offer for Rooney and are also set to bid for Portuguese winger Nani. It would be a significant coup for PSG who will find it easier to attract Nani than Rooney.

Despite those reports, the Guardian says Rooney will soon pledge his future to United and is committed to at least seeing out his current deal. United remained tight-lipped about Moulin's comments and rumours in the French media, although they were apparently bemused by the claims and have no plans on selling Rooney.

Chelsea winger Kevin de Bruyne is in the middle of a tussle between Borussia Dortmund and Bayer Leverkusen for his signature next season, with the German sides impressed by his loan spell at Werder Bremen. The Daily Mail suggests Leverkusen could fast track the sale of Andre Schurrle to Chelsea in order to gain some leverage on the Blues in their attempt to lure De Bruyne. The Belgium international is expected to leave Werder Bremen in search of European football and although Chelsea are reluctant to sell him, the 21-year-old is unlikely to play regularly at Stamford Bridge.

According to the Mirror, Tottenham are hurriedly searching for a left-back to account for the imminent departure of Benoit Assou-Ekotto. Andre Villas-Boas claims the defender is not part of his long-term plans and has highlighted the left side of defence as a key area for improvement. Although Danny Rose, who is on loan at Sunderland, may be able to fill the void left by Assou-Ekotto, AVB is likely to search for a more experienced option.

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