Football rumours and news: Thursday, October 18

Manchester United, Liverpool, Arsenal and Birmingham make the headlines today

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 – 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 – 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.” – 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 – Daily Mirror