Monday's gossip column: Football transfers and rumours
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Arsenal have had a club record offer of £30m for striker Luis Suarez, 26, rejected by Liverpool.
Barcelona striker David Villa, 31, could sign for Tottenham this week after reaching an agreement in principle with the club.
Everton will announce the £5m signing of Wigan Athletic striker Arouna Kone on Monday. The 29-year-old, who was also a Newcastle target, has agreed a three-year contract at Goodison Park.
Manchester United and Chelsea have missed out on signing 24-year-old Borussia Dortmund striker Robert Lewandowski after the Pole agreed to join German rivals Bayern Munich.
Fulham manager Martin Jol fears being priced out of a move for Ajax's 27-year-old midfielder Eyong Enoh.
Aston Villa are ready to sell Darren Bent for £5m, with Newcastle, Hull and Fulham all poised to make a move for the 29-year-old striker.
Stoke City goalkeeper Jack Butland, 20, could be heading to Spain on loan to boost his England World Cup chances.
Hull City could complete a deal to sign Burnley striker Charlie Austin, 24, in the next 24 hours with the player due for a medical at the KC Stadium on Monday.
Swansea City chairman Huw Jenkins expects the record-breaking £12m move for 24-year-old Vitesse Arnhem striker Wilfried Bony to be completed within the next 24 hours.
Liverpool have agreed to sell 24-year-old midfielder Jay Spearing to Blackburn Rovers in a £1.5m deal.
GLOBAL GOSSIP (from BBC Monitoring)
Paris St-Germain have completed the signing of Uruguayan striker Edinson Cavani, 26, who had been coveted by Chelsea.
Italian side Parma have signed Brazilian defender Felipe dal Belo, 29, from Fiorentina.
Former Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha, 20, will walk straight into Manchester United's first team, predicts his former manager Ian Holloway.
A friendly match between Hibernian and Nottingham Forest in Portugal was marred by trouble between rival fans.
Manchester United are about to inject some serious pace into their team with the signing of Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt, 26, who will turn out for his heroes in Rio Ferdinand's testimonial match against Sevilla.
Former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson missed Andy Murray's Wimbledon triumph after taking a helicopter to begin a cruise around the Scottish Islands.