Transfer rumour round-up.
Tottenham demand £55m from Real Madrid for Gareth Bale as Jose Mourinho looks for Cristiano Ronaldo replacement.
Full story: CaughtOffside
Manchester City are privately discussing how much money they would receive if they sold controversial striker Mario Balotelli, 22, despite public statements to the contrary about his future.
Full story: Observer
Newcastle have had a bid accepted for Marseille striker and QPR target Loic Remy, 26.
Full story: Mail on Sunday
Queens Park Rangers manager Harry Redknapp and chief scout Ian Broomfield travelled to France on Saturday night to watch defensive midfielder Yann M’Vila, 22, in action for Rennes against Bordeaux.
Full story: Sky Sports
Aston Villa are to refuse to sell £24m club record signing Darren Bent to any of their relegation rivals. The 28-year-old striker has featured in only 10 Premier League games this season due to injury and manager Paul Lambert’s preference for fellow centre forward Christian Benteke, 22.
Full story: Sunday Mirror
Stoke manager Tony Pulis could be tempted to bring in overseas loan replacements for striker Kenwyne Jones, 28, and winger Jermaine Pennant, 29, if he decides to sell the pair in the current transfer window.
Full story: Stoke Sentinel
West Ham boss Sam Allardyce admits he needs defensive reinforcements following Saturday’s 3-0 defeat at Sunderland.
Full story: talkSPORT