RUMOUR MILL: Deli Alli is wanted by Real Madrid, while Manchester United are desperate to keep David de Gea

England and Tottenham star Dele Alli, who is wanted by Real Madrid, according to today's football transfer grapevine.
England and Tottenham star Dele Alli, who is wanted by Real Madrid, according to today's football transfer grapevine.

England and Tottenham star Dele Alli is wanted by European champions Real Madrid, who are prepared to offer a player in a swap deal.

That’s according to today’s football rumour-mill, which also suggests that Manchester United are so desperate to keep goalkeeper David de Gea away from the clutches of Real that they are preparing to open new contract talks.