Gossip column: Welbeck, Rossi, Cavani, Soldado, Guarin, Cork

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Hull are ready to make a club record-breaking move for Manchester United striker Danny Welbeck, 23. (Daily Mirror)external-link

Southampton midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin, 24, says that he has a verbal agreement that he will be allowed to join Tottenham. (Daily Mail)external-link

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Arsenal are continuing to pursue their interest in Paris St-Germain striker Edinson Cavani, 27, despite the player suggesting he will stay in France. (Metro)external-link

The Gunners are also considering a shock move for midfielder Stephane Mbia, 28, who is a free agent after leaving Queens Park Rangers. (Daily Star)external-link

Inter Milan are demanding Tottenham pay £10m and swap striker Roberto Soldado, 29, for their 28-year-old midfielder Fredy Guarin. (TalkSport)external-link

Southampton midfielder Jack Cork, 25, is poised to become the latest player to leave the Saints after the club accepted a £3m bid from Crystal Palace. (Daily Mail)external-link

Liverpool are interested in making Fiorentina's former Manchester United forward Giuseppe Rossi, 27, their ninth summer signing. (Caughtoffside)external-link

Midfielder Sami Khedira, 27, is set to join either Arsenal or Chelsea after being left out of Real Madrid's Uefa Super Cup squad against Sevilla. (Daily Express)external-link

Argentina defender Marcos Rojo, 24, who wants to join Manchester United, has been disciplined by Sporting Lisbon for handing in a transfer request.(Guardian)external-link

Swansea face a fight to keep hold of midfielder Jose Canas, 27, who is attracting interest from a number of clubs across Europe. (TalkSport)external-link

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Edinson Cavani continues to interest Arsenal

Aston Villa are keen to take Arsenal's Serge Gnabry on loan. Southampton, Newcastle, Sunderland and Crystal Palace have also expressed interest in the 19-year-old midfielder. (Daily Mirror)external-link

West Ham have ended their interest in Sunderland striker Connor Wickham, 21, after a final £5m bid was turned down. (Sky Sports)external-link

Atletico Madrid have opened talks with Chelsea over a deal to bring German forward Andre Schurrle, 23, to the Spanish capital. (Daily Mail)external-link


Top scout Tor-Kristian Karlsen on Costa, Markovic, Sanchez, Mangala & Herrera

The agent of Manchester United goalkeeper Anders Lindegaard, 30, has revealed he is looking for a new club for the Dane, who wants regular first-team football. (Inside Futbol)external-link

Former Tottenham defender Ledley King says the club's new manager, Mauricio Pochettino, can improve the fortunes of the England team. (Daily Star)external-link

Newcastle United players and backroom staff are no longer allowed to claim free tickets for St James' Park after owner Mike Ashley withdrew the offer. (Daily Mail)external-link

GLOBAL GOSSIP (sourced by BBC Monitoring)

Manchester United are ready to make a final push for Real Madrid's 26-year-old Argentina midfielder Angel di Maria. (AS)external-link

Inter Milan have joined West Ham and Schalke in the race for Parma's 26-year-old French forward Jonathan Biabiany. (Lefigaro)external-link

Liverpool have initiated transfer talks with Sampdoria for 27-year-old Argentina goalkeeper Sergio Romero. (Tuttosport)external-link

Southampton are on the verge of signing Steaua Bucharest defender Florin Gardos, 25. (Lefigaro)external-link


New West Ham arrival Diego Poyet has patched things up with team-mate Andy Carrollexternal-link after a tweet he made earlier in his career about the England striker being "the most expensive sub ever".


Cristiano Ronaldo was forced to stand on his tiptoes in order to get himself in the picture as his Real Madrid team-mates lined-up for a photo before the Uefa Super Cup final against Sevilla. (Metro)external-link

Ramires unwound with some of his Brazilian team-mates with an impromptu barbeque at his London house. The Chelsea midfielder was joined by the likes of Oscar, Luis Felipe and Willian. (Daily Mail)external-link