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TRANSFER GOSSIP

Arsenal finally admit they will sell forward Robin van Persie, 28, for £30m - and Gunners winger Theo Walcott, 23, could follow him out of the door.

Full story: Sunday Mirror

Arsene Wenger is planning a double French swoop to bring Olivier Giroud, 25, and Yann M'Vila, 21, to Arsenal.

Full story: Sunday Express

Jose Mourninho will try to lure David Silva, 26, from Manchester City to Real Madrid.

Gylfi Sigurdsson
Gylfi Sigurdsson shone during a loan spell under Brendan Rodgers at Swansea City last season

Full story: the Sun

Manchester United are readying a bid for Hoffenheim midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson, 22, as Sir Alex Ferguson looks to hi-jack Liverpool's advances.

Full story: Caught Offside

Manchester United are gearing up to take advantage of Harry Redknapp's departure as Tottenham manager by signing two of the London club's best players - midfielder Luka Modric, 26, and winger Gareth Bale, 22.

Full story: Metro

Tottenham look set to pip Newcastle in the race to sign Manchester United starlet Ezekiel Fryers, 19, as the defender has apparently failed to agree an extension to his contract which expires next month.

Full story: Sunday Mirror

Striker Daniel Sturridge, 22, wants to quit Chelsea after his Euro 2012 snub, with Arsenal, Manchester City, Tottenham and Liverpool all interested.

Full story: Sunday Mirror

QPR will wrap up a deal for West Ham goalkeeper Robert Green while the 32-year-old is on England duty at Euro 2012.

Full story: Mail on Sunday

West Ham are in talks with Juventus for winger Eljero Elia, 25, and are discussing a move for forward Luc Castaignos, 19, with Inter Milan.

Full story: Football Italia

EURO 2012 GOSSIP

Spain striker Alvaro Negredo says the world and European champions would rather meet England than France in the quarter-finals.

Christian Eriksen
Christian Eriksen is a reported target for Manchester United, Manchester City, Arsenal and Chelsea

Full story: Mail on Sunday

Denmark legend Jan Molby reckons Christian Eriksen's poor form at Euro 2012 proves the Danish international is not ready for a move to a big club.

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Croatia defender Vedran Corluka, 26, still wants to quit Tottenham despite Harry Redknapp's departure.

Full story: the Sun

A Swedish journalist was able to spy on England manager Roy Hodgson's pre-match tactical team talk ahead of their clash with Sweden.

Full story: Mail on Sunday

OTHER GOSSIP

Andre Villas-Boas has reportedly been handed a three-year deal to take over as Tottenham manager.

Full story: talkSPORT

Laurent Blanc
France coach Laurent Blanc experienced the Premier League as a player with Manchester United

But France coach Laurent Blanc is a surprise new rival to Villas-Boas to replace Harry Redknapp as Spurs manager. Full story: Sunday Mirror

Tottenham target David Moyes is set to sign a new deal with Everton to curtail any hopes of moving to White Hart Lane.

Full story: Sunday Express

Tottenham had prepared for Harry Redknapp's sacking six months ago.

Full story: Sunday Mirror

Roberto Martinez tops Tottenham's shortlist but will have to work with a director of football as part of the new set-up.

Full story: Mail on Sunday

Arsenal target Alan Dzagoev, a 21-year-old Russia striker, has admitted he is open to the idea of a move from CSKA Moscow.

Full story: talkSPORT

Manchester United midfielder Nani, 25, fears he is being forced out of Manchester United as the club is apparently reluctant to give him a new contract.

Full Story: Sunday Mirror

AND FINALLY

Fans of Italian club Parma have been recognised in a unique way by their club - it was announced the name of every season ticket holder will be sewn into their new shirt.

Full story: Metro

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