Tuesday's gossip column - transfers and rumours

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Juventus are preparing a bid for Liverpool's Uruguay striker Luis Suarez in a player-plus-cash deal.

Joao Moutinho
Man Utd are interested in Moutinho

Robin van Persie is set to hold talks with Arsenal this week after the club rejected an £8m bid from Juventus for the 28-year-old Dutchman.

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Manchester United are closing in on 25-year-old Porto midfielder Moutinho.

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West Ham have made approaches for Romelu Lukaku of Chelsea and Inter Milan's Dejan Stankovic.

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Tottenham are lining up a £10m bid for 22-year-old Chelsea striker Daniel Sturridge.

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Arsenal are poised to make a £12m bid to sign France goalkeeper Hugo Lloris, 25, but face competition from Liverpool and AC Milan.

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Although, according to reports in Liverpool, the Reds are not interested in the Frenchman.

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Demba Ba
Demba Ba would cost just £7m

Liverpool are considering a move for Newcastle striker Demba Ba, 27, who is available for only £7m because of a clause in his contract.

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Chelsea are set to bid £4m for Southampton left-back Luke Shaw. The 16-year-old came through the ranks at St Mary's and made his first-team debut in the FA Cup at Millwall last season.

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Wigan are lining up a move for Marseille's 30-year-old right-back Rod Fanni.

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Manchester United and Chelsea target Axel Witsel, 23, could be available this summer after Benfica signalled their intent to sell the Belgium international, although only for a fee in the region of £20m.

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Steven Naismith, 25, is ready to snub West Ham and Blackburn by signing for Everton, as he seeks a move away from Rangers.

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West Brom are closing in on Sweden international striker Markus Rosenberg, 29, on a free transfer.

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Former Chelsea boss Andre Villas-Boas will be unveiled as Tottenham boss on Tuesday.

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Spain goalkeeper Iker Casillas asked the referee to end the Euro 2012 final early out of respect for their opponents, Italy.

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