Liverpool Set for £5.5m Bargain Arsenal Bid, Man United Close In On £25m Wing Wizard, Newcastle United Plot Moves to Sign Tottenham and West Ham Stars, Chelsea Want Demba Ba, Bayern Munich Chase Nicklas Bendtner and Rafa Benitez Likely to Replace Gerard Houllier at Aston Villa

Transfer Rumour Round-Up. The run-down on the latest rumours and speculation.

Udinese ready to sell Man United target Alexis Sanchez.

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Newcastle United plot moves to sign Tottenham and West Ham stars.

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Ajax and Netherlands goalkeeper Maarten Stekelenburg has emerged as the favourite to succeed Edwin van der Sar as Manchester United’s number one for next season, although Sir Alex Ferguson would have to pay £15m to land the 28-year-old.

Full story: Mirror

Striker Nicklas Bendtner’s future at Arsenal could be in doubt with the Denmark international set for talks with the club’s hierarchy at the end of the season.

Full story: talkSPORT

German giants Bayern Munich are keen on taking Bendtner to the Bundesliga if Arsenal do allow him to leave north London.

Full story: Mirror

Arsenal are interested in signing Stuttgart’s Serdar Tasci, according to the defender’s agent, while Belgium international defender Jan Vertonghen is another long-term target for Gunners boss Arsene Wenger.

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Arsenal have rekindled their interest in signing Everton centre-back Phil Jagielka after failing to capture the England defender last summer.

Full story: Daily Mail

Liverpool and Real Madrid are both chasing £5.5m Arsenal left-back, Gael Clichy, who is out of contract in 12 months.

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Tottenham are keeping close tabs on West Ham’s England midfielder Scott Parker, who could become available if the Hammers are relegated from the Premier League.

Full story: Metro

Hammers striker Demba Ba is another target for the north Londoners, while Chelsea and Blackburn could be interested in signing the Senegal international.

Full story: Metro

Watford are hoping for a fresh cash injection if former favourite Ashley Young moves from Aston Villa this summer, with the Hertfordshire club using the sell-on fee to fund a move for Peterborough’s Craig Mackail-Smith.

Full story: talkSPORT

Villa have opened talks with winger Stewart Downing over a new contract at the club.

Full story: Daily Express

Aston Villa will turn to Rafa Benitez to replace Gerard Houllier.

Full Story: Footylatest

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