Thursday’s transfer rumour roundup.
Arsenal are set to make a £30m bid for Karim Benzema – who has one year of his contract remaining at Real Madrid – having failed to sign him on two previous occasions – Daily Telegraph
One player who could be returning to the Emirates is Carlos Vela, 25, after the Gunners reportedly activated a buy-back option in his Real Sociedad contract – Metro
Liverpool fear they could miss out on England international Adam Lallana, 26, this summer if Tottenham are successful in their attempts to poach Southampton boss Mauricio Pochettino – Daily Star
German champions Bayern Munich are poised to launch a £25m bid for Chelsea defender David Luiz, 27 – Daily Mail
The Blues will consider allowing goalkeeper Petr Cech, 31, to leave if the Czech international does not want to be understudy to Belgium international Thibaut Courtois, 21, who is expected to return from his loan at Atletico Madrid to become first choice – Daily Telegraph