Rumour Has It: United makes Wan-Bissaka offer as Buffon discusses Parma return

We round up the front and back pages across Europe as Sunday sees the transfer rumour mill crank into gear again.

Crystal Palace star Aaron Wan-Bissaka is reportedly attracting interest from Manchester United   -  Getty Images

First it was Daniel James, now is Aaron Wan-Bissaka on the verge of joining Manchester United?

After agreeing to sign Swansea City winger James, United have reportedly made an offer to prise Wan-Bissaka from Crystal Palace.

It is set to be a busy close-season at Old Trafford as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer attempts to overhaul the struggling Red Devils.

 

TOP STORY – UNITED BID FOR WAN-BISSAKA

Crystal Palace fullback Aaron Wan-Bissaka has been under United's radar for a while.   -  Getty Images

 

A "substantial bid" has been made by Manchester United to secure the services of Crystal Palace right-back Wan-Bissaka, according to Sky Sports.

While 20-year-old Diogo Dalot only arrived from Porto last season, Solskjaer wants to address the right side of his defence following the departure of veteran Antonio Valencia.

And with Solskjaer determined to sign the best young British talent – highlighted by James' arrival – the 21-year-old fits the bill as United looks to improve on its sixth-placed finish in the Premier League.

 

ROUND-UP

Paul Pogba during his time at Juventus   -  Getty Images

 

- Could Gianluigi Buffon finish his career where it started? La Gazzetta dello Sport claims the 41-year-old goalkeeper is in talks with former club Parma after leaving Paris Saint-Germain. Buffon, who only spent one season in Paris, debuted as a 17-year-old for Parma in 1995 before joining Serie A rival Juventus for a then-world record fee of €52million in 2001.

- According to The Sun, Manchester United and Real Madrid have opened talks over a transfer for Paul Pogba. Zinedine Zidane wants to add the France star to his squad after signing Eden Hazard and officials from Madrid and United reportedly met last week. It comes as The Mirror claim United is planning an attempt to take Gareth Bale from Madrid on loan as the Wales international faces an uncertain future in the Spanish capital.

Madrid is not the only club interested in Pogba, with the Express claiming Juve wants to re-sign the World Cup winner from United. The 26-year-old left Turin for a return to Manchester in 2016 after Juve pocketed £89m.

- With Madrid seemingly set to complete the signing of Lyon full-back Ferland Mendy, Marca reports long-serving star Marcelo is free to decide his own future, having been linked to Serie A champion Juventus in the past.

- Is Jose Mourinho about to take over at United… Newcastle United, that is? According to The Mirror, Mourinho – who was sacked by Manchester United in December – is willing to talk to the Premier League side if billionaire Sheikh Khaled bin Zayed Al Nehayan completes his takeover.

- Champions League holder Liverpool is willing to sanction Harry Wilson's exit for £21m, claim The Mirror. The 22-year-old impressed as Derby County reached the Championship play-off final, and he has attracted interest from Bundesliga duo Hoffenheim and RB Leipzig.