Villa, Pastore…and more transfer gossip

Roma’s tenacious Italian World Cup winner Daniele De Rossi is supposedly the subject of interest from both United and City according to The Daily Star. Sir Alex Ferguson has been considering an £18m offer for the ferocious midfielder which is set to be eclipsed by City’s offer of £35m.

FLASHBACK 2008: United on way to Moscow Final

Chelsea comes to Old Trafford for the second leg quarter final of the Champions League on Tuesday night trailing 0-1 following Manchester United’s impressive victory at Stamford Bridge last week. Expectations that a winnable semi final clash with Germany’s Schalke 04 can be secured are high but the tie is far from over. The reigning Premier League champions have long carried an obsession with winning Europes top prize ensuring a pulsating 90 minutes going down to the wire.