30th June 2013
Arsenal have made a £20m offer for Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney which will spark a rival bid from Chelsea.
Manchester United manager David Moyes, who officially starts his job on Monday, has already had a secret meeting with Rooney and wants the England international to stay at Old Trafford.
Chelsea have made a £45m bid for Napoli forward Edinson Cavani, although the offer does not meet the players £52m buy-out clause with the Serie A side.
Manchester City's interest has switched from signing Uruguay international Cavani to bringing in Brazil attacker Fred, who plays for Fluminense, and Benfica forward Oscar Cardozo.
New City boss Manuel Pellegrini will attempt to sign Sevilla's striker Alvaro Negredo, who has an £18m buy-out clause in his contract with the Spanish club.
A new-look Arsenal frontline could feature Chelsea striker Fernando Torres partnering Real Madrid forward Gonzalo Higuain if Gunners manager Arsene Wenger gets his way.
Aston Villa have placed a £25m price tag on Belgium striker Christian Benteke to put off interested clubs.
Aston Villa have yet to receive a bid for out-of-favour forward Darren Bent, despite Newcastle, Fulham, Crystal Palace and Hull having been linked with the player.
Newcastle have said it would take £25m for them to sell midfielder Yohan Cabaye as they seek to fend off interest in the France international from Arsenal, Manchester united, Monaco and Paris St-Germain.
Liverpool are willing to sell Jonjo Shelvey with West Ham, Norwich and Swansea keen on signing the midfielder.
Yossi Benayoun's agent says West Bromwich Albion are among several clubs interested in the midfielder, who is a free agent after being released by Chelsea.
The Baggies are also keen on recruiting Chelsea striker Demba Ba on a season-long loan.
Wolves winger Bakary Sako wants the League One club to lower their asking price so he can move to Fulham, who are unwilling to pay £4m for the Frenchman.
Wayne Rooney will seek assurances about his prospective role in the Manchester United team when he meets this week with manager David Moyes.
Newcastle United's contingent of French players face being ordered to take intensive English lessons by manager Alan Pardew.