#TransferTalk: All the latest football transfer rumours today

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  • Chelsea still want to sign Manchester United forward Wayne Rooney despite their interest in Anzhi Makhachkala striker Samuel Eto’o.
  • Spurs are preparing a £30m bid for Zenit St Petersburg striker Hulk as well as a £26m deal to sign Roma forward Erik Lamela.
  • Manchester United could ditch plans to sign left-back Leighton Baines and concentrate their efforts on signing his Everton team-mate Marouane Fellaini.
  • Joe Kinnear insists he is not a threat to the job security of Newcastle United boss Alan Pardew.
  • Meanwhile, the Magpies have told Arsenal they must pay £20m for French midfielder Yohan Cabaye – with 75 per cent of it up front.
  • Crystal Palace have launched an ambitious bid to sign Arsenal’s out-of-favour striker Nicklas Bendtner.
  • Barnsley will try to sign Swansea City striker Leroy Lita and hope a £9,000-a-week loan offer will be accepted.
  • Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has blamed the media for “brainwashing” Gunners fans into thinking there is a crisis at the club.
  • Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has blamed Manchester United counterpart David Moyes for causing Wayne Rooney’s Manchester United transfer hell.
  • Arsenal are considering a £38m move for Real Madrid’s 24-year-old midfielder Mesut Ozil.
  • Spurs have agreed an £8.5m move for 23-year-old Steaua Bucharest defender Vlad Chiriches.
  • Atletico Madrid want to take 25-year-old Chelsea midfielder Juan Mata on a season-long loan.
  • Southampton striker Billy Sharp, 27, is poised to seal a move to Scottish champions Celtic.
  • Cardiff, Swansea and Stoke are in a three-way battle to sign 32-year-old West Brom striker Peter Odemwingie.
  • Jose Mourinho insists David Moyes is to blame for putting Wayne Rooney at the centre of a bitter transfer tug-of-war.
  • Meanwhile, Arsenal believe they can still persuade Rooney to sign for them, with manager Arsene Wenger also keen on QPR keeper Julio Cesar.
  • French midfielder Yohan Cabaye has told Newcastle he won’t play for them while his future is up in the air with Arsenal looking to make an improved bid.
  • Gareth Bale is free to join Real Madrid after Tottenham agreed a world record £86million deal with the Spanish giants.
  • Jose Mourinho told David Moyes: I didn’t unsettle Wayne Rooney, you did.
  • Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers wants to sign Chelsea winger Victor Moses, 22, on a season-long loan.
  • Crystal Palace and West Brom have enquired about Arsenal striker Nicklas Bendtner who is valued at £3m and wants to stay in the Premier League.
  • Meanwhile, Palace are also interested in Brighton striker Ashley Barnes and 20-year-old Dinamo Zagreb midfielder Marcelo Brozovic.
  • Sunderland have had a £5m bid rejected by Roma for midfielder Michael Bradley, who the Italian side value at £10m.
  • Everton are in discussions with former Liverpool midfielder Momo Sissoko, 28, who is available on a free from Paris Saint-Germain.
  • Southampton want to sign Valencia winger Pablo Piatti, 24, on a season-long loan with Everton, Celtic and Rennes also tracking him.
  • Newcastle watched Marseille pair Andre Ayew and Andre-Pierre Gignac at the weekend.
  • Cardiff striker Fraizer Campbell has been backed for England honours after his second-half brace stunned Manchester City.
  • Jose Mourinho says David Moyes is to blame for Wayne Rooney’s misery at Old Trafford.
  • Tottenham Hotspur have finally agreed the world-record 100million euro transfer of Gareth Bale to Real Madrid.
  • Arsenal are confident of signing forward Angel di Maria from Real Madrid and have also inquired about out-of-favour goalkeeper Iker Casillas.
  • Tottenham are tracking Inter Milan left winger Alvaro Pereira who played under Andre Villas-Boas at Porto.
  • Newcastle have made a bid of around £7m for Marseille midfielder Andre Ayew as they look to replace Arsenal-bound Yohan Cabaye.
  • West Brom are tracking Marseille striker Andre-Pierre Gignac, 27, who scored the winner against Valenciennes at the weekend.
  • Everton have held talks with Juventus about midfielder Luca Marrone.
  • QPR must make every effort to keep Joey Barton if they want to get back into the Premier League at the first attempt, according to Rs new boy Danny Simpson, who played alongside Barton in Newcastle’s Championship winning squad three years ago.
  • Ravel Morrison is set to make his full debut start of the season for West Ham in the Capital One Cup clash with League Two Cheltenham at Upton Park.
  • Rio Ferdinand has admitted the Jose Mourinho factor offers a fresh twist to Manchester United’s Premier League clash with Chelsea – but it does not necessarily mean the Londoners will get any closer.
  • Brendan Rodgers says Daniel Sturridge will feel right at home in next summer’s World Cup – because he has all the attributes of a Brazilian striker.
  • Yohan Cabaye’s representatives are expected to hasten the midfielder’s exit from Newcastle United this week.
  • Newcastle United director of football Joe Kinnear says the ball is in Arsenal’s court if they want to sign Yohan Cabaye. The former Wimbledon boss is understood to have told the Gunners they want a fee of around £20million for the French international. But Arsenal are preparing a bid of £13million for the ex-Lille star.
  • Joe Kinnear has responded to criticism from the Toon Army after the boo boys turned on him against West Ham. The director of football has branded some sections of fans as “doom and gloom merchants”.
  • Craig Gardner says his inclusion at Southampton should not be seen as a surprise – insisting Paolo Di Canio is right to adopt a ‘horses for courses’ approach to team selection.
  • Alan Pardew has reinforced the urgent need for Newcastle United to resolve Yohan Cabaye’s future and replace him adequately should he leave St James’ Park, after it emerged the Frenchman is refusing to play for the club.
  • Emanuele Giaccherini has revealed that Italy boss Cesare Prandelli advised him to join Sunderland in the summer.
  • Sunderland target Ki Sung-Yeung looks destined to quit Swansea before next Monday’s transfer deadline after Michael Laudrup admitted he is prepared to let the South Korean leave the Welsh club.
  • Michael Laudrup has admitted Peter Odemwingie fits the bill as Swansea City’s search for a striker heads into the final week of the transfer window.
  • Angel Rangel insisted Swansea City deserved at least a draw from Sunday’s trip to White Hart Lane.
  • Lee Clark has reiterated that the Birmingham City purse strings remain firmly shut ahead of transfer deadline day.
  • Christian Benteke’s claret and blue colleagues must help Villa’s goalscoring talisman contend with being a marked man this season. That is the view of Brad Guzan, who admits last season’s top scorer will be subjected to extra attention by defenders in the current campaign.
  • West Brom were gearing up for a frantic transfer countdown after goalkeeper Ben Foster handed them another potential headache. Arsenal striker Nicklas Bendtner and Valencia winger Pablo Piatti were the latest names added to the list of possible targets.
  • Swansea boss Michael Laudrup confirmed his interest in Peter Odemwingie after a trio of Premier League clubs lodged bids for the want-away West Bromwich Albion striker.
  • Luke Varney made an impassioned plea for Leeds United and Ross McCormack to stay together beyond the end of the transfer window after a timely McCormack goal earned a 2-1 win at Ipswich Town.
  • Chris Hughton admitted Norwich’s no-show at Hull should rank with any of the lowlights since his arrival at the club.
  • José Fonte revealed how a stirring half-time team talk from Mauricio Pochettino helped inspire Saints’ fight back against Sunderland.
  • Mark Hughes is hoping to sign at least two new faces by next Monday’s transfer deadline after being linked with a £2m bid for West Brom striker Peter Odemwingie and a £5m move for young Manchester City forward John Guidetti.
  • Ryan Shawcross says Stoke must keep their crown as set-piece kings regardless of any change in tactics.
  • Wanderers boss Dougie Freedman says he will not be afraid to use a diamond formation in midfield again despite defeat to QPR on Saturday.
  • Sheffield United will redouble their efforts in the transfer market this week after David Weir, the club’s manager, acknowledged that a lack of ruthlessness contributed to his team’s defeat at Bradford City.
  • Sheffield Wednesday boss Dave Jones is refusing to press the panic button despite their sluggish start to the season.
  • Neil Lennon has stepped aside from the race to sign two more players this week.
  • Ally McCoist is happy with the way Rangers’ younger players are making strong challenges for regular places in his side once his new signings are registered.
  • Teemu Pukki’s agent expects Celtic to seal a £3million deal for the striker
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