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
15th Aug 2013
Real Madrid are confident they will land Gareth Bale for a world-record £81m. But the Spanish giants believe Tottenham will make them wait till just before the transfer window shuts on 2 September.
Tottenham are plotting moves for Roma's forward Erik Lamela, Ajax playmaker Christian Eriksen and Anzhi Makhachkala's winger Willian.
Manchester United are prepared to offer up to £40m for Barcelona midfielder Cesc Fabregas as manager David Moyes refuses to concede defeat in his efforts to sign the Spain international.
Arsenal target Luiz Gustavo - Bayern Munich's Brazil international midfielder - is set to join Wolfsburg for £12.8m.
Arsenal have not given up hope of signing Liverpool striker Luis Suarez and are considering a final bid of £49m.
Meanwhile, the Gunners will be told by Manchester City that Bosnia striker Edin Dzeko is not for sale.
Cameroon striker Samuel Eto'o is still keen to be reunited with Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho but has claimed that Manchester United are also eager to sign him. Eto'o currently plays for Russian team Anzhi Makhachkala.
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho claims the Blues will not sell defender David Luiz, regardless of any offers that may arrive from Barcelona.
Manchester City are lining up a cut-price £3m move for Argentine defender Martin Demichelis after Real Madrid refused to sell Portuguese hard-man Pepe. Demichelis played for new City boss Manuel Pellegrini at Malaga for the past two years before moving to Atletico Madrid this summer.
Everton boss Roberto Martinez is claiming victory in his attempts to prevent Manchester United from signing left-back Leighton Baines - but the Toffees are prepared to do business with United over old midfielder Marouane Fellaini.
Wales manager Chris Coleman, who spent time managing in Spain, believes winger Gareth Bale would adapt well to life at Real Madrid if the player joins the La Liga club from Tottenham.
Swansea's Dutch keeper Michel Vorm says he would not be able turn down Spanish giants Barcelona if they came looking for him. The Dutch goalkeeper was linked with Barca last summer as a possible replacement for Victor Valdes.