Friday’s transfer rumour roundup.
Real Madrid have completed a £20m deal to sign forward Radamel Falcao, 28, from Monaco – (Calciomercato)
Arsenal are hoping to complete a deal for Borussia Dortmund’s Greece defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos, 26, but don’t want to pay a £20m fee – (Daily Mirror)
Aston Villa boss Paul Lambert has made an £8m bid to sign Manchester United midfielder Tom Cleverley, 25 – (Daily Telegraph)
Danny Welbeck, 23, is set to leave Old Trafford with the Manchester United striker linked with a loan move to Tottenham – (Daily Star)
Chelsea are on the verge of giving permission for striker Fernando Torres, 30, to join Italian Serie A side Inter Milan – (Times – subscription only)