Transfer Rumour Gossip: Arsenal Want Real Madrid Pair, Jose Mourinho Handed Wayne Rooney Boost, Gareth Bale Close To Sealing Bernabeu Move

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

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Arsenal are targeting a sensational move for two Real Madrid players, French striker Karim Benzema and Argentine winger Angel Di Maria.

Full story: BBC Sport.

Chelsea could still sign Wayne Rooney, with Manchester United admitting they would consider the sale if they can find a replacement first.

Full story: Daily Mirror.

Gareth Bale’s £94million move to Real Madrid is edging closer to completion, with Spurs chairman Daniel Levy traveling to Spain on Wednesday to discuss the deal.

Full story: Daily Mail.

Cabaye Spurs

PSG are keen on Arsenal target Yohan Cabaye, and will look to outbid the Gunners for the Newcastle man by offering £20million.

Full story: The Independent.

Manchester City have been told to offer £4.26million to Atletico Madrid for 32-year-old defender Martin Demichelis.

Full story: The Guardian.

Arsenal are strongly considering offering a contract to their former player Mathieu Flamini, who is training with the club after being released by AC Milan.

Full story: The Times.

Tiago Ilori

Liverpool are set to renew their interest in Sporting Lisbon defender Tiago Ilori after an injury suffered by Sebastian Coates.

Full story: Daily Mirror.

An injury to Real Madrid midfielder Xabi Alonso could hinder Manchester United’s chances of signing Luka Modric.

Full story: Daily Express.

Everton manager Roberto Martinez says the club have received no fresh offers for Marouane Fellaini and Leighton Baines.

Full story: Sky Sports.

Tottenham striker Emmanuel Adebayor insists he wants to fight for his place at the club, despite Andre Villas-Boas not including him in his first-team plans.

Full story: Daily Mirror.

Chelsea are being strongly linked with a £4.2million move for England youngster Eric Dier, currently of Portuguese side Sporting Lisbon.

Full story: Daily Mail.

Norwich City yesterday completed the signing of Galatasaray striker Johan Elmander on a season-long loan.

Full story: Sky Sports.

Sunderland winger Adam Johnson is hoping that a good season this year can see him force his way back into the England fold.

Full story: The Guardian.

Tottenham manager Andre Villas-Boas has played down talk of his side being title contenders after an ambitious summer of spending.

Full story: Daily Mirror.

McClaren Resign

Former England manager Steve McClaren is a contender along with Gareth Southgate for the position of England Under-21 boss.

Full story: The Telegraph.

Fenerbahce supporters tried to sabotage Arsenal’s Champions League hopes by setting off fireworks outside the players’ hotel during the night before the game!

Full story: The Metro.

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