Transfer Rumour Gossip: Arsenal In £80m Spree, Man United Chase Dutch Wonderkid, Villas-Boas Wants Roma Youngster, Bale Urged To Submit Transfer Request

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A round-up of Sunday’s biggest transfer stories.

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Manchester City have joined Chelsea and Manchester United in the chase for in-demand Borussia Dortmund striker Robert Lewandowski.

Full story: Sun on Sunday.

Tottenham are thought to have made an enquiry for Roma’s 21-year-old Argentine starlet Erik Lamela.

Full story: Sunday Telegraph.

Real Madrid sporting director Zinedine Zidane has urged Gareth Bale to submit a transfer request to Tottenham to help push through a move to the Bernabeu.

Full story: Sunday Mirror.

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Manchester United could look to hijack Chelsea’s attempts to sign highly-rated Dutch youngster Marco van Ginkel.

Full story: Sunday Express.

Tottenham are leading the chase for Wigan’s James McCarthy, though they may have to pay as much as £20million for the midfielder.

Full story: Sunday Times.

Arsenal are ready to splash entire £80m transfer budget on two targets.

Full story: Daily Star

McCarthy could be a replacement for Spurs’ Scott Parker, who has emerged as a transfer target for Sunderland.

Full story: Sunday Mirror.

Tottenham could also compete with Russian side Anzhi Makhachakala for Saint Etienne youngster Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.

Full story: Sunday Mirror.

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Newcastle deny that star midfielder Yohan Cabaye is close to agreeing a move to big-spending French giants Monaco.

Full story: The Independent.

Valencia and Spain striker Roberto Soldado has admitted he would be interested in moving to a Premier League club this summer.

Full story: The Metro.

Out-of-favour Aston Villa striker Darren Bent could be set for a move to Newcastle, though he has been asked to lower his wage demands.

Full story: Sunday Mirror.

Welsh duo Cardiff and Swansea are both interested in signing £12million Lyon striker Bafetimbi Gomis this summer.

Full story: Sunday Mirror.

Aston Villa’s new signing Jores Okore does not regret turning down the chance to join Chelsea in the January transfer window.

Full story: The Metro.

Jose Mourinho insists he never wanted the Manchester United job, and knew about Sir Alex Ferguson’s retirement plans ‘months ago’.

Full story: BBC Sport.

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The new Blues boss has also described the club’s out-of-form Spanish striker Fernando Torres as ‘so-so’.

Full story: Sunday Mirror.

Manchester City fear their secret scouting database may have been hacked by an employee of a Premier League rival.

Full story: Sunday Mirror.

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