26th July 2013
Barcelona midfielder Cesc Fabregas has told friends he would like to move to Manchester United. The Premier League champions have failed with two offers for the Spanish international.Full story: Daily Mail
Liverpool have made Valencia striker Roberto Soldado their main target as they look to replace Luis Suarez. Tottenham have had a £22m offer for the Spain international rejected and Valencia want to sell Soldado for £26m by 3 August for tax purposes.
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers says Suarez's desire to join Arsenal "does not add up" and that he is already at a bigger club than the Gunners.
Juventus retain an interest in Manchester City's Serbia left-back Aleksandar Kolarov despite moving for Napoli's Columbia international Juan Zuniga.
Celtic striker Gary Hooper has passed a medical ahead of a £5m move to Norwich.
Lille's former Chelsea forward Salomon Kalou will reject a move to West Ham after being told he would not play through the middle for the Hammers. West Brom have also had a £4m bid accepted for the Ivory Coast international.
French winger Charles N'Zogbia could be set to leave Aston Villa with Hull and Crystal Palace both considering bids.
West Brom are hoping to sign Udinese striker Matej Vydra on a season-long loan deal. The Czech Republic international scored 20 goals during a loan spell at Watford last season and has also been linked with Swansea and Sunderland.
Napoli and Spartak Moscow have both moved for Benfica striker Oscar Cardozo. The Paraguay international was linked with Manchester City earlier this summer and has been close to joining Fenerbahce.
Spanish midfielder Thiago Alacantara insists he never had contact with Manchester United ahead of his move away from Barcelona. Alacantara, who joined Bayern Munich earlier this summer, says he did not feel valued by the Spanish champions.
Tottenham's Belgium defender Jan Vertonghen is set to miss the start of the season with an ankle injury that will keep him out for up to four weeks.