Here are Friday’s main transfer stories.
Manchester City are close to pipping Chelsea for Fiorentina’s £30 million rated forward Stevan Jovetic, but they will have to pay the full price to land him.
Chelsea are leading the charge to sign Wayne Rooney who has reiterated his desire to leave Manchester United.
Tottenham Hotspur will offer Aston Villa £20 million cash plus their pick of Benoit Assou-Ekotto, Scott Parker, Jake Livermore or Tom Huddlestone in a bid to land Christian Benteke.
Napoli striker Edinson Cavani is close to completing a £54 million move to PSG.
Arsenal striker Nicklas Bendtner has seen his move to Eintracht Frankfurt break down.
Arsenal are to increase their £30 million bid for Liverpool’s Luis Suarez after a move for Real Madrid’s Gonzalo Higuain threatens to break down.
Arsenal seek to snare Sevilla starlet Geoffrey Kondogbia under the noses of Real Madrid, Chelsea and Manchester United.
Real Madrid won’t give up on Bale Pursuit.
Sevilla striker Alvaro Negredo has handed Manchester City a blow by claiming he is happy to stay.
Fulham ponder a move for Liverpool’s Sebastian Coates after failing to make an impact during two years at Anfield.
Southampton’s Luke Shaw is set to frustrate Manchester United and Chelsea by signing a new deal to stay on the south coast.
Turkish side Trabzonspor are now leading the race for Chelsea midfielder Jon Obi Mikel.
Swansea City manager Michael Laudrup has told Alan Tate, Luke Moore, Kemy Agustien and Leroy Lita they must all find new clubs.
Sunderland have managed to talk Juventus down to just £6.8 million for midfielder Emanuele Giaccherini and will now go after Tottenham’s Tom Huddlestone.
QPR boss Harry Redknapp is hoping to set up another reunion with Stoke City striker Peter Crouch.