27th July 2013
Tottenham have rejected Real Madrid's £81m bid for Gareth Bale. However, the winger has told the London club he wants to join the Spanish giants.
New Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini is set to make another major signing. City have already spent more than £90m this summer on Fernandinho, Jesus Navas, Alvaro Negredo and Stevan Jovetic, and Pellegrini now wants to sign Real Madrid's £15m-rated defender Pepe.Full story: Daily Mirror
Barcelona will make a £25m move for Chelsea's centre-half David Luiz.
Paris St-Germain insist midfielder Marco Verratti is not for sale. The Italian helped PSG to the French title last season and he has been linked with a move to either Premier League champions Manchester United or Italian side Napoli.
Everton are favourites to sign Manchester City winger Scott Sinclair despite interest from West Bromwich Albion and Stoke.
Newcastle United will have to pay £8.6m to sign Lyon striker Bafetimbi Gomis.
Hull City manager Steve Bruce believes striker Yannick Sagbo can have the same impact in the Premier League as Aston Villa's Christian Benteke, who scored 19 league goals in his first season in England. Sagbo completed a move to Hull from French side Evian on Friday.Full story: talkSPORT
New Norwich City signing Gary Hooper has targeted an England call-up. The 25-year-old striker joined the Canaries from Celtic for £5.5m on Friday.
Chelsea fear they will not get a work permit for Bertrand Traore. The midfielder, a full international with Burkina Faso, has played as a trialist for the Blues during their pre-season matches in Malaysia and Indonesia.
Sunderland boss Paolo Di Canio has described the playing surface at the Hong Kong Stadium as a "killer pitch". The final two games in the Barclays Asia Trophy are set to be played on Saturday but torrential rain could cause the matches to be cancelled.