Fergie to splash the cash for title 21

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Manchester United post-match camera celeb vs VillaGettyImagesSir Alex Ferguson is looking to overhaul his triumphant Manchester United squad

Manchester United may have just wrapped up their 20th league title, but the 21st is already in Sir Alex Ferguson's sights, with The Sun reporting that the wily Scot is planning a £120 million overhaul of the Premier League champions.

The Red Devils may have 'comfortably' wrapped up domestic honours but failure in Europe has forced Ferguson's hand, with the experienced Scotsman expected to oversee a flurry of player movement in the off-season.

Around £50 million of Ferguson's grand plan will have to come from the sale of players, with the club willing to listen to offers for Nani (£15 million) and Anderson (£10 million).

Javier Hernandez may move to Real Madrid for £22 million but the big question will be whether Wayne Rooney is sold to Paris Saint-Germain for £25 million.

Despite goalscoring rarely being a problem this season, Ferguson appears to have highlighted a lack of firepower in United's ranks with the manager showing interest in Borussia Dortmund's Robert Lewandowski (£18 million) and Atletico Madrid's £50 million rated player Radamel Falcao.

However, Falcao could be rendered unavailable with the Daily Mail suggesting Premier Rivals Chelsea are close to signing the Colombian.

But the biggest coup for United could be the return of former star player Cristiano Ronaldo.

Meanwhile, one player that will definitely be around for the defence of United's crown is club stalwart, Rio Ferdinand.
According to The Guardian, Ferdinand will sign a one-year extension to his contract.

Across town, Manchester City are locked in a close-fought race for Napoli striker Edinson Cavani.

The Mirror is reporting that City and PSG have both marked the Uruguay international as their main man in the summer, but the size of the salary they can offer could prove the difference.

City manager Roberto Mancini is willing to offer Cavani in the region of £200,000-a-week, but PSG could trump their English rivals with a £250,000-a-week package.

Finally, Arsenal are preparing to replenish their defensive stocks by reviving their interest in Sevilla's Federico Fazio.

The centre-back was a target for the Gunners in 2009, but Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger's admiration has remained, and according to the Daily Mail, the Frenchman is ready to finally capture Fazio.

However, Swansea's Ashley Williams also remains on Wenger's radar.

Finally, Stuttgarter Nachrichten reports A-League starlet and New Zealand international Marco Rojas is on the verge of joining Bundesliga outfit VfB Stuttgart. The German newspaper claims "the deal is as good as perfect" for the 21-year-old.

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