Football rumours and news: Wednesday, October 17

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Manchester City, Chelsea, Manchester United, Liverpool and Barcelona make the headlines today.

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 – Daily Mirror

Chelsea target Neymar, 20, has put the Premier League on red alert after revealing he wants to learn English – 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 – 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 – Daily Mirror

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