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Transfer Rumour Round-Up: Arsenal Linked With £42m Exit, Liverpool Set for £5m Rip-Off, Manchester United and Manchester City to Fight Over England Starlet, Michael Owen Wanted By Everton and Sunderland, Chelsea to Fork Out £30m for Brazilian Starlet and Newcastle United to Raid West Ham for Andy Carroll Replacement

The run-down on the latest rumours and speculation.

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Liverpool are apparently looking to bring in Tottenham pair Niko Kranjcar and Vedran Corluka as the Anfield side looks to strengthen it’s squad this summer. They may also be about to be ripped-off somewhat by Juventus who are only willing to pay £5m for Alberto Aquilani, a fee that is some way short of the £20m+ that Rafa Benitez paid for the Italian not that long ago.

Moves for the Spurs pair would add numbers to the Merseyside outfit and help give cover for in the back four as Corluka can cover for Martin Kelly and Glen Johnson at right back as well as work to cover the centre back contingent with Sotirios Kyrgiakos and Jamie Carragher both getting on a bit.

Man United have been linked with moves to sign Luka Modric, Jack Rodwell, Jordan Henderson and Ashley Young today and will apparently look to conduct something of a summer clear out in order to make way for the quartet. The likes of Michael Carrick, Darron Gibson, Danny Welbeck and Jonny Evans all reportedly being seen as potential make-weights in deals to land new signings with Michael Owen and Owen Hargreaves also exit bound.

Talking of Michael Owen, it seems that when his contract runs out this summer he will be the subject of much interest from Everton and Sunderland.Wayne Rooney is also a big money target for Jose Mourinho who is looking to beef up his attacking options and the Real Madrid boss may offer Karim Benzema as part of any deal, a player that Sir Alex Ferguson is known to admire.

Arsenal are chasing Ipswich Town starlet Connor Wickham and apparently Inter Milan want Robin Van Persie and Andrei Arshavin and Nicklas Bendtner is wanted by Juventus with Arsene Wenger also tracking Ajax keeper Maarten Stekelenburg, which could mean an exit for one or more of the club’s goalkeeping contingent with the most likely to leave being Manuel Almunia and Vito Mannone.

Newcastle United reportedly want Carlton Cole to beef up a front line that currently includes the rather average services of Peter Lovenkrands, Leon Best, Shola Ameobi and the up and coming youngster Nile Ranger.

Chelsea will once again try to land Brazilian Neymar and Manchester City could lose David Silva who appears to want to move back to Spain. Inter Milan want Tottenham youngster Sandro.

Manchester United set for £58m Real Madrid bid for star player.

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Manchester City are interested in signing Everton’s Rodwell and will eclipse any bid that United make.

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Manchester United also want to bring in Marseille’s Mathieu Valbuena, although the 26-year-old will cost in the region of £12m.

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Italian side Inter Milan are considering a £42m double swoop in the summer for Arsenal duo Robin van Persie and Andrey Arshavin as they bid to revive their fortunes.

Source: News of the World

United striker Michael Owen is set to quit Old Trafford in the summer – and is wanted by Everton and Sunderland.

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Arsenal and Man United to fight it out for top notch keeper.

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Liverpool chase Tottenham pair.

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Chelsea are lining up a £30m bid for Brazilian teenager Neymar in the summer having already failed with a £22m bid for Santos six months ago.

Read More: Sunday Express

The Serie A outfit is also considering a £10m summer move for Tottenham’s Brazilian midfielder Sandro, who was in sensational form against Inter’s city rivals AC Milan in the Champions League.

Read More: Sunday Express

Juventus will only pay Liverpool £5m to sign on-loan Italian midfielder Alberto Aquilani on a permanent deal, representing a potential £17m loss for the Reds.

Read More: Sunday Mirror

Manchester City are preparing a second successive summer raid on Spanish side Valencia, with £30m-rated midfielder Juan Mata in their sights.

Read More: The People

Tottenham, Chelsea and Arsenal are all keeping a close eye on the form of Ipswich’s £12m-rated teenager
Connor Wickham with a view to making a summer move for the 17-year-old.

Read More: The Mail on Sunday

Newcastle want £10m-rated West Ham striker Carlton Cole to fill the gap left by the departure of Andy Carroll to Liverpool in the January transfer window.

Read More: Sunday Mirror

In other news. The following players are linked with the following clubs.

Sunderland: Jordan Henderson to Man United, Asamoah Gyan to Man United

Everton: Jack Rodwell to Man United, Leighton Baines to Man United, Marouane Fellaini to Tottenham

West Ham: Carlton Cole to Newcastle United

Chelsea: Nicolas Anelka to PSG, Didier Drogba to Galatasaray, Florent Malouda to Fluminese

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