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Stoke are keen on Tottenham striker Jermain Defoe, Daniele de Rossi wants to join Chelsea and Everton have entered the race for Victor Wanyama.

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Wayne Rooney fears Manchester United fans will boo him when the Premier League season kicks off next month.

Everton boss Roberto Martinez has joined the race for Celtic's £12m-rated midfielder Victor Wanyama.

Arsenal will step up their interest in Freiburg midfielder Matthias Ginter, 19, with Borussia Dortmund also interested, while the Gunners are also keen on Manchester City and England midfielder Gareth Barry.

Stoke City are interested in Tottenham striker Jermain Defoe, 30, as Mark Hughes looks to reunite the England striker with Peter Crouch.

Burnley striker Charlie Austin will have a medical at Hull City on Monday ahead of a £4.5m move.

Liverpool hope to land Valencia defender Aly Cissokho for around £4m due to the Spanish club's financial problems.

Meanwhile, the Reds have turned down Bolton's request to take winger Raheem Sterling on loan, but England U21 defender Andre Wisdom could be sent out to Wigan, with Fulham also interested.

Juventus have offered Manchester City a £1.2m loan fee for defender Aleksandar Kolarov with view to a permanent deal next summer.

Swansea want Argentine striker Franco di Santo who has quit relegated Wigan Athletic.

Cardiff will make a £2m bid for Leicester central defender Wes Morgan, who is also wanted by former club Nottingham Forest.

QPR boss Harry Redknapp is closing on a deal to sign defender Richard Dunne, 33, who has been released by Aston Villa and also wants Matthew Upson who has been released by Stoke.

Meanwhile, Rs midfielder Joey Barton is wanted by Turksih side Besiktas. West Ham are interested but will not pay his £65,000-a-week wages.

Birmingham, Burnley and Sheffield Wednesday all want to take Sunderland striker Connor Wickham on a season-long loan.

Blackburn are set to make a move for striker Michael Higdon who has quit Motherwell after being voted SPL player of the year last season.

Aston Villa outcast Stephen Ireland is wanted by Championship side Middlesbrough.

Celtic and Huddersfield are locked in a battle to sign Peterborough striker Lee Tomlin.

SUNDAY MIRROR

Arsenal and Chelsea remain interested in Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney, while both have also made enquiries about Liverpool striker Luis Suarez.

Meanwhile, the Gunners have opened talks with manager Arsene Wenger, 63, over a new contract as the board look to secure the Frenchman's long-term future.

Roma midfielder Daniele de Rossi, 29, is keen to join Chelsea - but the Blues will have to match wages of £5.5m after tax.

Sunderland are closing in on a £5m move for Velez Sarsfield's Argentina right-back Gino Peruzzi, 21.

DAILY STAR SUNDAY

Spain sensation Thiago Alcantara will join Manchester United in a £20m five-year deal next week.

Arsenal are confident of signing Argentina striker Gonzalo Higuain, 25, for £25m from Real Madrid next week.

THE SUN

Tottenham are planning to sign Aston Villa striker Christian Benteke for £20m and are prepared to wait until after the new season has started before completing the deal for the 22-year-old.

Norwich City want to sign Manchester United midfielder Nick Powell, 19, on loan.

Paulinho broke down in tears after agreeing his £17million move to Spurs.

West Brom rebel Peter Odemwingie has been told he must report back to the club for pre-season training on Monday.

Andre Santos is set to leave Arsenal despite returning to the club to train.

Charlie Austin is set to complete a £4.5million move to Hull from Burnley.

Norwich star Daniel Ayala is being eyed by Middlesbrough to boost their defence.

SUNDAY EXPRESS

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has his sets sight on three top strikers - Edinson Cavani, Hulk and Robert Lewandowski.

Crystal Palace are set to offer former Chelsea and West Ham United striker Carlton Cole, 29, a chance to stay in the Premier League following his release by the Hammers.

MAIL ON SUNDAY

Liverpool's no over-30s policy could scupper a move for Real Madrid's Xabi Alonso, 31, but manager Brendan Rodgers may bend the rules to land the former Reds midfielder for £10m.

Sevilla striker Alvaro Negredo, 27, is expected to complete his £20m move to Manchester City this week but manager Manuel Pellegrini has missed out on Napoli forward Edinson Cavani.

Everton will wrap up the £6m signing of Ivory Coast striker Arouna Kone from Wigan in the next 48 hours. It will give the Latics sufficient funds to move for Liverpool midfielder Jay Spearing who is no longer wanted at Anfield.

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