9th Aug 2013
Despite Liverpool's principal owner, John W Henry, saying striker Luis Suarez will not join Arsenal, the Gunners will seek to smash the English transfer record by offering up to £51m for the Uruguay international.
Tottenham forward Gareth Bale's move to Real Madrid could be in doubt after the Spanish club's president Florentino Perez said that £85m was too much money to spend on the player.
Perez and Spurs chairman Daniel Levy held face-to-face negotiations in Florida but are still £14m apart in their valuations, with the north London club wanting £100m.
Manchester United manager David Moyes is poised to make a final £40m offer for Barcelona's midfielder Cesc Fabregas, despite the Spaniard appearing to end the Premier League champions' hopes of signing him.
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho says he will fight until 'the last day' to sign Manchester United's striker Wayne Rooney.
Liverpool could be set to fight neighbours Everton for left back Guilherme Siqueira who may cost around £8m from Spanish side Granada.
Everton insist they will reject any formal bid from Manchester United for Belgium midfielder Marouane Fellaini and England left-back Leighton Baines.
Aston Villa will have to pay £10m to sign Japan's midfielder Hiroshi Kiyotake from German club Nuremberg.
Stoke City are in talks to sign former Manchester United striker Mame Biram Diouf from German side Hannover.
Hull City are lining up a £2.2m move for FC Twente midfielder Willem Janssen on the recommendation of former England coach Steve McClaren.