Monday's gossip column - transfers and rumours

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TRANSFER GOSSIP

Swansea winger Scott Sinclair, 23, looks set to complete his move to Manchester City on Tuesday for a transfer fee believed to be £6.2m.

Full story: Daily Mail

Liam Moore
Moore spent five months on loan at Bradford last season

Manchester United and Everton are both interested in signing Leicester's 19-year-old defender Liam Moore, who has made just five appearances for the club.

Full story: Daily Mirror

Tottenham are planning to spend £50m on players before the transfer window shuts on Friday. Their six main targets include midfielders Joao Moutinho, 25, and Willian, 24.

Full story: Metro

Everton are also hoping to sign Wolves striker Kevin Doyle, 28, although they face competition from Aston Villa.

Full story: Daily Mirror

Wigan are planning a bid for 24-year-old Bolton winger Lee Chung-yong, who is valued at around £7m.

Full story: Daily Mail

OTHER GOSSIP

Wayne Rooney
Wayne Rooney is expected to be out of action for a month

Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney needed a general anaesthetic as "shocked" doctors stitched up his thigh wound.

Full story: Daily Mirror

Former Arsenal midfielder Alex Song insists he wanted to stay at the club for life but, when trying to tie down a new deal, he was continually "fobbed off" - prompting him to leave for Barcelona.

Full story: Metro

Southampton are making a £5m move for Ajax left back Nicolai Boilesen, 20, with Inter Milan and Arsenal also keen.

Full story: Daily Mirror

Michael Owen, 32, says he is expects to join a Premier League club this week with Everton and Stoke interested.

Full story: The Sun

Blackburn are offering Southampton £4m for striker Rickie Lambert, 30, and trying to bring in Swansea's Luke Moore on loan.

Full story: Daily Mail

Forgotten Old Trafford striker Federico Macheda, 21, is wanted by Turkish side Bursaspor.

Full story: Daily Mail

Reading are targeting Notts County winger Alan Judge, 23, with manager Brian McDermott willing to pay £1.2m.

Full story: Daily Mirror

AND FINALLY

Swansea's excellent start to the season has caught the eye of Barcelona's Cesc Fabregas, who used Twitter to pay tribute to Michael Laudrup's side.

Full story: Daily Mirror