Transfer gossip: Cerci, Richards, Alderweireld, Boyd, Schneiderlin

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Arsenal could be closing in on the signature of Torino's Alessio Cerci after the 27-year-old forward was left out of the Italian side's squad to face Inter Milan on Sunday. (Daily Star)external-link

The Gunners are also hoping to sign Southampton's French midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin, 24, having agreed to meet the player's £27m price tag. (Caught Offside)external-link

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Manchester United could see as many as 11 players either leave or arrive at Old Trafford before Monday's transfer window closes. (Daily Star)external-link

Sunderland manager Gus Poyet will be busy before the transfer window closes, with Inter Milan midfielder Ricardo Alvarez, 26, Celtic defender Virgil van Dijk, 23, and Atletico Madrid defender Toby Alderweireld, 25, all targets.(Chronicle)external-link

Micah Richards, 26, could be chief among Sunderland's new signings as Poyet lines up a season-long loan for the Manchester City defender.(Mirror)external-link

Hull City manager Steve Bruce says the Tigers have joined Aston Villa and Valencia in the race to sign Manchester United midfielder Tom Cleverley, 25.(Sky Sports)external-link

Hull could shortly have a vacancy in their midfield with Burnley poised to make a £3m move for Scotland international George Boyd.(Mail on Sunday)external-link

Real Madrid are ready to test Manchester City by ­making a move to re-sign striker Alvaro Negredo, 29. (Mirror)external-link


West Bromwich Albion manager Alan Irvine says he will be making no further signings before Monday's transfer deadline, after 11 summer arrivals at the Hawthorns. (Birmingham Mail)external-link

Swansea left-back Neil Taylor has questioned the omission of team-mates Nathan Dyer and Wayne Routledge from Roy Hodgson's England squad for the forthcoming games against Norway and Switzerland. (Sky Sports)external-link

Wayne Routledge
Wayne Routledge's form for Swansea is worthy of an England call, says team-mate Neil Taylor

The members of Manchester United's 'Class of 92' have denied paying former United striker Danny Webber £800 a week at Salford City.(Mail on Sunday)external-link

Leicester manager Nigel Pearson says he will not buckle in the Premier League pressure cooker. (Mirror)external-link


Chelsea midfielder Willian posted a picture to Instagramexternal-link of himself and fellow midfielders Ramires and Cesc Fabregas looking in suitably celebratory mood after their stunning 6-3 win over Everton on Saturday.


German club Schalke have taken inspiration from their heritage by turning the tunnel at their Veltins-Arena stadium into a replica coal mine. (Mail on Sunday)external-link

And staying in Germany, Sky Sports decided to transform one Borussia Dortmund fan's house into a shrine to his favourite club. (101 Great Goals)external-link