All the latest news and gossip, you can use the links to go to the news paper or media which published the story, this will be a daily round up of what the papers have been saying latest Premier League gossip and transfer news
12th Aug 2012
Manchester United are ready to enter the race to sign Tottenham star Gareth Bale who is still wanted by Real Madrid.
Barcelona will make a final offer for Chelsea defender David Luiz this week, amid reports he wants reassurances about his future from Blues boss Jose Mourinho.
Chelsea are confident of signing striker Wayne Rooney from Manchester United but are weighing up a move for Anzhi Makhachkala forward Samuel Eto'o as a back up.
Arsenal are closing in on the capture of Brazil midfielder Luiz Gustavo from Bayern Munich in a £14m deal.
West Brom hope to complete the signing of Udinese striker Matej Vydra on Monday and have also re-opened talks with Manchester City over a deal for Scott Sinclair.
Sunderland and West Ham could be set to sign Vydra, who spent last season on loan at Watford, scoring 20 goals.
The Black Cats are also interested in trying to sign Juventus forward Fabio Quagliarella, who has also been linked with Norwich.
Liverpool are hopeful of completing the signing of Granada left-back Guilherme Siqueira for a fee believed to be around £6m.
Reds defender Daniel Agger would be interested in a move to Barcelona, according to his representatives.
Premier League newcomers Hull are set to sign Wolves striker Kevin Doyle for £3m if the player takes a 50% pay cut on his £40,000-a-week wages.
Sheffield Wednesday have entered the race to sign striker Billy Sharp, who is a Sheffield United fan, from Southampton.
Striker Luis Suarez refuses to apologise to Liverpool and sees no way back for him at the Merseyside club.
Manchester United right-back Rafael da Silva is set to be sidelined for "four to five weeks" after suffering a hamstring injury in his side's 2-0 win over Wigan in the Community Shield.