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Man United Plan £100m Spending Spree, Liverpool and Arsenal Battle for Barcelona Star, Tottenham Want French International, Newcastle United Midfielder to Leave, West Brom Target Aston Villa Veteran, Man City Plan £20m Bolton Swap Deal and Sunderland Chase Peter Crouch

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

Man United plan £100m Spending Spree.

Full Story: CaughtOffside

Liverpool will fight Arsenal in the race for talented Barcelona winger.

Full Story: Sportingo

Former Arsenal midfielder Patrick Vieira is set to be released by Manchester City and may return to the Gunners – as a coach.

Full story: Daily Mail

Tottenham want French international keeper.

Full Story: Tribalfootball

West Ham midfielder Thomas Hitzlsperger could be on his way back to his former club Aston Villa in a deal worth £500,000.

Source: Daily Star

Midfielder Joey Barton will not be offered a new contract by Newcastle United and can leave on a free transfer at the end of next season, according to the 28-year-old’s agent.

Full story: Independent

Meanwhile, Newcastle have rejected a £4m bid from Liverpool for 25-year-old Spanish defender Jose Enrique, who has one year left on his contract.

Full story: Daily Mirror

West Brom manager Roy Hodgson wants to bring Aston Villa’s 40-year-old goalkeeper Brad Friedel to the Hawthorns as his new number one.

Source: Daily Star

Liverpool are also in the chase for Friedel and are said to be offering a two-year contract with a coaching role thrown in, but he would only be number two at Anfield.

Source: Press Association

But Tottenham could also make a last-ditch attempt to sign Friedel, as manager Harry Redknapp looks to create competition for the number one spot at White Hart Lane.

Full story: Daily Mail

Spurs boss Redknapp is also said to be considering making a £7m bid for Birmingham City goalkeeper Ben Foster as a replacement for the PSV-bound Heurelho Gomes.

Full story: CaughtOffside

Blackpool have activated a clause in Charlie Adam’s contract that effectively gives the 25-year-old Scot another 12 months at the club, although it is unlikely to prevent the midfielder leaving this summer.

Full story: Guardian

The Seasiders are set to hand defender Ian Evatt and strikers Gary Taylor-Fletcher and Brett Ormerod deals that will keep them on Premier League wages, despite relegation to the Championship.

Full story: Daily Mirror

Arsenal have pulled out of the race to sign West Ham midfielder Scott Parker and are now looking to land Lille’s 20-year-old Belgian international Eden Hazard.

Source: Daily Star

Sunderland boss Steve Bruce wants to bring 30-year-old Tottenham and England striker Peter Crouch to the Stadium of Light.

Source: the Sun

Manchester City are closing in on a £20m move for Bolton defender Gary Cahill, with Nedum Onuoha and Dedryck Boyata moving to the Reebok Stadium as part of the deal.

Full story: Daily Mirror

City boss Roberto Mancini has flown to Abu Dhabi to discover whether he will be given the funds he believes are necessary to build a championship-winning squad.

Full story: Guardian

Meanwhile, City goalkeeper Shay Given says he would love to play for Celtic after hinting he could leave Eastlands this summer.

Source: Daily Star

Manager Sir Alex Ferguson will be given a “substantial” transfer budget to strengthen his Manchester United squad for next season.

Full story: Guardian

United left-back Patrice Evra says Samir Nasri would be a winner if he left Arsenal for Old Trafford. France international Nasri will be out of contract at the Emirates in a year’s time.

Source: the Sun

Sunderland look set to swoop for Coventry City goalkeeper Keiren Westwood.

Full story: Guardian

QPR have been told only an “attractive offer” for Benfica striker Javier Saviola will prise the Argentine striker away.

Full story: talkSPORT

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