Man United Certain to Complete £17m Signing, Liverpool Target Top Notch Playmaker, Arsenal Place £60m Price On Fabregas, Stoke City to Bid £9m for West Ham Striker, Sunderland Want Aston Villa Star and Tottenham Defender Wants to Leave White Hart Lane “Hell”

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

Manchester United appear certain to secure the £17.8m signing of David de Gea after the Spain Under-21 goalkeeper confirmed he will leave Atletico Madrid at the end of the season.

Full story: Sportingo

Real Madrid are willing to sell Cristiano Ronaldo for £150m after a rift developed between the Portugal star and manager Jose Mourinho.

Full story: Daily Mail

Liverpool Close In On Bundesliga Playmaker.

Full Story: CaughtOffside

Manchester City owner Sheikh Mansour is prepared to offer Real £150m for Ronaldo but the bid is likely to be rejected by Madrid chief Florentino Perez. Mansour also has his eyes on Mourinho.

Full story: AS (in Spanish)

City have rejected the speculation over Ronaldo. “There is no substance in these reports whatsoever,” a club spokesman said.

Full story: Press Association

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has placed a £60m price tag on captain Cesc Fabregas to ward off interest from Barcelona and Manchester City.

Source: Daily Star

Brazilian midfielder Denilson is planning to quit Arsenal because he is frustrated after five years in London without a trophy.

Source: the Sun

Stoke manager Tony Pulis is planning to make a £9m summer bid for England striker Carlton Cole from relegated West Ham as he prepares his side for next season’s Europa League.

Source: the Sun

Out-of-favour Spurs defender Sebastien Bassong says he wants to leave Tottenham after experiencing a journey from “heaven to hell” with the club.

Full story: the Guardian

Newcastle boss Alan Pardew says he wants to bring in some players comparable to 1980s Tyneside legends Paul Gascoigne, Peter Beardsley and Chris Waddle.

Full story: talkSPORT

Tottenham coach Tim Sherwood insists striker Jermain Defoe has a future at the club but has poured cold water on the idea of signing Chelsea forward Didier Drogba.

Full story: Daily Mirror

Lille’s Ivory Coast international winger Gervinho is reported to be at the centre of a tug of war between Arsenal and Manchester City, despite Tottenham also being interested in signing the 23-year-old.

Full story: Metro

Aston Villa, Fulham, Everton and Marseille are all keen on Leicester’s Ivory Coast centre-back Sol Bamba.

Full story: talkSPORT

Sunderland want Aston Villa striker John Carew, who is about to leave Villa Park on a free transfer after a loan spell at Stoke.

Full story: Daily Mirror

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