These are the stories making the headlines in the papers and online this morning...
Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson is planning a summer spending spree in an attempt to stop his neighbours from ruling the roost in Manchester, and could make a shock bid to lure Barcelona’s Gerard Pique back to Old Trafford. (Daily Star)
Eden Hazard was present at the Manchester derby on Monday night, with the highly-rated Lille playmaker wanted by both City and United. (Daily Mirror)
Barcelona are weighing up a shock move for Chelsea striker Didier Drogba, according to reports in the Spanish press. (Daily Mirror)
Liverpool are in a fight with 15 other clubs to sign Dutch strike ace Luuk de Jong, who has hit 30 goals in 46 games for Steve McClaren’s FC Twente this season. (The Sun)
Liverpool are also ready to take another look at AZ Alkmaar midfielder Rasmus Elm, as the Reds consider launching a £7million offer for the 24-year-old. (Daily Mail)
Asamoah Gyan looks set to complete a £10million permanent move from Sunderland to UAE club Al-Ain this month. (Daily Mail)
David James may call time on his career after the 41-year-old was released by Bristol City. (The Sun)
And here are the latest headlines from talksport.co.uk...