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
13th Aug 2012
Real Madrid's interest in Tottenham winger Gareth Bale appears to be cooling after head coach Carlo Ancelotti told club president Florentino Perez that he did not consider the player integral to his plans this season.
Ancelotti wants the Spanish club to relaunch talks with Spurs over signing the Wales international so the forward avoids the struggles Luke Modric endured last season when he moved late in the transfer window.Full story: Daily Mirror
Liverpool will rival Tottenham in the race to sign Brazil playmaker Willian from Russian club Anzhi Makachkala in a deal which could cost £35m.
Luiz Gustavo has welcomed a potential move to Arsenal, with the club hopeful of completing a £14m deal for the Bayern Munich defensive midfielder this week.
Cameroon striker Samuel Eto'o would be interested in joining Chelsea from Russian club Anzhi Makhachkala. The player worked under Blues boss Jose Mourinho at Inter Milan, winning his third Champions League title after two with Barcelona.
Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini will consider a move for Schalke's Greece centre-back Kyriakos Papadopoulos and Napoli captain Paolo Cannavaro if he misses out on Real Madrid defender Pepe.
Liverpool's loan move for Bayern Munich left-back Diego Contento will depend on whether Arsenal are able to complete a deal for Bayern midfielder Luiz Gustavo after the German champions confirmed they would only let one of the two players leave this summer.
The Anfield club were also targeting Atletico Madrid striker Diego Costa but the player has reached a verbal agreement with the club to extend his current contract which comes to an end in 2015.
Crystal Palace have targeted a loan move for Aston Villa striker Darren Bent with a view to signing the player on a permanent basis if they avoid relegation from the Premier League.
Newcastle are unlikely to sign Bent and also appear set to miss out on Lyon forward Bafetimbi Gomis, but the Magpies will now turn their attentions to trying to bring in Genk striker Jelle Vossen. for £7m.
Liverpool striker Luis Suarez has imposed a ban on discussing his attempts to leave Anfield during the international break.
Former Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher believes that club academies importing foreign youngsters is hindering the chances of homegrown talent.