Transfer Rumour Gossip: Chelsea Target Top Class Strike-Pair, Arsenal Plot £25m Move to Sign Former Skipper, Magpies Target Etihad Stadium Winger, Toffees Sign Nou Camp Starlet

Here is a round-up of Thursdays transfer rumours.

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Manchester City are lining up a shock move for former Manchester United player Cristano Ronaldo. United have spent months trying to tempt Ronaldo back to Old Trafford.

Full Story: Daily Star

City also look set to sign Sevilla striker Alvaro Negredo after manager Manuel Pellegrini admitted that he was looking to re-enforce the Sky Blues attack.

Full Story: Daily Express

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Arsenal could also miss out on QPR goalkeeper Julio Cesar, who looks set to move to Napoli on loan.

Full Story: Daily Star

Southampton are close to signing Celtic’s midfielder Victor Wanyama.

Full Story: The Guardian

Manchester City are pushing hard to win the race to sign Fiorentina striker Stevan Jovetic. The front-man is also being chased by Manchester United, Arsenal, Chelsea and Juventus.

Full Story: Daily Mirror


Swansea City will have to improve their offer for Espanyol midfielder Wakaso Mubarak after the Spanish club rejected an initial £3.9 million.

Full Story: Talksport 

Newcastle are considering making moves for Man City winger Scott Sinclair and Reading’s goalkeeper Alex McCarthy.

Full Story: Daily Mirror

Crystal Palace will offer West Brom £1.5 million for striker Peter Odemwingie.

Full Story: The Guardian

Arsenal are hoping to bring former captain Cesc Fabregas back to the club for around £25 million.

Full Story: Daily Mail

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Chelsea will sell either Fernando Torres or Demba Ba if they manage to buy Wayne Rooney from Manchester United.

Full Story: Independent

Luke Shaw will sign a new five year contract with Southampton this week despite interest from Manchester United and Chelsea.

Full Story: Southern Daily Echo  

Adel Taarabt’s Queens Park Rangers career could be over after he was sent home from the clubs pre-season camp.

Full Story: Evening Standard

Swansea are in talk with Esteban Granero about signing the QPR midfielder.

Full Story: Daily Express


Everton have signed Barcelona forward Gerard Deulofeu on a season long loan.

Full Story: BBC Sport

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