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Charlton striker Darren Bent will snub a bumper £60,000-a-week deal from West Ham to sign for London rivals Tottenham (News of the World).

And that could prompt Hammers boss Alan Curbishley to turn his attentions to Tottenham striker Jermain Defoe (News of the World).

That might not be it for the Hammers, who also want to sign Everton duo Andy Johnson and Mikel Arteta in a £30m move (Sunday Mirror).

Manchester United are set to beat Arsenal, Liverpool, Bolton, Valencia and Real Madrid to the signing of Barcelona's Argentine striker Javier Saviola, for a cut-price £7m (News of the World).

Arsenal striker Thierry Henry will finally put an end to his stay in London and join Barcelona for £15m, say club insiders (Various).

Middlesbrough boss Gareth Southgate will make a £2.5m offer to Portsmouth for midfielder Sean Davis after missing out on Scott Brown and Joey Barton (Sunday People).

Portsmouth striker Kanu is wanted by Dutch side PSV Eindhoven and Osasuna of Spain. (Star on Sunday)

Newcastle boss Sam Allardyce is making a shock move for Turkey's World Cup winger Gokdeniz Karadeniz, 27, who plays for Trabzonspor (Sunday People).

Manchester City midfielder Joey Barton has spoken publicly about his desire to leave the club, with Newcastle keeping an eye on his situation (Independent).

Liverpool boss Rafael Benitez wants £35m to spend on Barcelona striker Samuel Eto'o (News of the World).

Sheffield United will step up their interest in Manchester United winger Kieran Richardson following their double swoop for Nani and Anderson (Star on Sunday).

Aston Villa and Everton are keen to raid Wolves for Michael Kightly after the £3m-rated wonderkid admitted he would consider leaving Molineux (Sunday Mirror).

Wigan boss Chris Hutchings is making a £2m move to sign exciting Sheffield Wednesday youngster Chris Brunt (Sunday People).

Sunderland have abandoned plans to sign Villarreal's former Manchester United striker Diego Forlan after being told he would cost £18m (Star on Sunday).

West Ham and Portsmouth are keeping tabs on Reading winger Stephen Hunt, who only has a year left on his contract with the Royals (Sunday People).

Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson will fend off interest from Tottenham by offering Alan Smith a new contract (Sunday Mirror).

Tottenham's search for a left-winger has prompted them to make moves for Liverpool's Harry Kewell and Martin Petrov (Star on Sunday)

With Arsene Wenger's future at Arsenal still uncertain, Tomas Rosicky could be the first big-name exit from the Emirates Stadium, with Atletico Madrid keen to sign him (Sunday People).

Chelsea winger Arjen Robben could yet join Bayern Munich this summer, despite insisting he wants to stay at Stamford Bridge, as he has yet to agree a new deal with the Blues (Star on Sunday).

Derby boss Billy Davies wants to celebrate promotion to the Premiership by signing Matthew Etherington from West Ham for £2m (Sunday People).

Liverpool are in talks with Juventus about selling midfielder Momo Sissoko to the Turin club for £12m (Star on Sunday)

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Sisoko is god awful, why teams are willing to pay £12 million for him is beyond me.

Saviloa would be a nice addition to the United team, although he's a bit short so neither him or Rooney would win much in the air.

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I can see why Liverpool want to buy Eto'o but I think they are offering to mutch for him.
35 Million is too mutch.

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Not really. Eto'o is perhaps the best forward in the world, he's exactly the type of player Liverpool need as all their other strikers are really average at best.

Today's rumours.

Rangers are vying with Chelsea, Arsenal, Liverpool and Roma for Torino midfielder Alessandro Rosina's signature to help fans forget about the loss of Scott Brown to Celtic. (Scottish Daily Mirror)
Joey Barton will seal his £5.5m move to Newcastle as soon as Magpies skipper Scott Parker completes his £8m switch to West Ham. (Various)
Barton will speak with Newcastle and West Ham this week after both clubs made £5.5m bids for the fiery star. (Daily Mirror)
Newcastle have insisted on a contract clause in Barton's contract to protect the club if he is jailed over the incident with Manchester City team-mate Ousmane Dabo. (The Sun)
David Beckham has no intention of trying to escape from his £125m LA Galaxy deal in order to prolong his England career. (Daily Star)
West Ham are looking to tempt Everton striker Andy Johnson away from Goodison in an £13m deal plus the promise of £90,000-a-week wages. (Daily Mail)
Bolton striker Nicolas Anelka said he would not be able to turn down a potential move to Manchester United. (Various)
Manchester United defender Gabriel Heinze is at the centre of a transfer tug-of-war between Real Madrid and Barcelona. (The Sun)
Arsenal are close to signing Auxerre right-back Bakari Sagna for £6m. (The Sun)
West Brom midfielder Jason Koumas has revealed that Aston Villa have joined the race to sign him. (Daily Mail)
Celtic boss Gordon Strachan has been told he will have to pay £9m for Jason Koumas and West Brom team-mate Diomansy Kamara. (Daily Mirror)
Sheffield Wednesday are poised to cash in on Chris Brunt by selling him to Wigan for £2m. (Daily Express)
Wigan are understood to have agreed a deal to sign Titus Bramble on a free transfer. (The Times)
West Ham are looking for a reserve keeper after releasing Roy Carroll. (The Times)
Bolton boss Sammy Lee opened talks with Antoine Sibierski in a bid to pinch him from under the noses of Wigan. (Daily Mirror)
Coventry boss Iain Dowie is set to snap up left-back Gary Borrowdale from Crystal Palace. (Daily Mirror)
Sunderland boss Roy Keane wants to make a £2m bid for West Brom skipper Paul Robinson. (Daily Mirror)
Newcastle boss Sam Allardyce spent the weekend in Cardiff trying to tie up a deal for Czech Republic centre-half David Rozehnal. (Daily Mirror)
Leicester boss Martin Allen has joined the £1m chase for Marek Saganowski. (Daily Mirror)
Tottenham are turning to Portugal defender Jose Bosingwa as they prepare for life without Pascal Chimbonda. (The Sun)
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