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Arsenal plan to make three club record breaking bids this week for Real Madrid striker Gonzalo Higuain, 25, Borussia Dortmund midfielder Ilkay Gundogan, 22, and Bayer Leverkusen midfielder Lars Bender, 24.

Angel Di Maria
Angel Di Maria could be joining Manchester City

Full story: Mail on Sunday

Real Madrid winger Cristiano Ronaldo, 28, refuses to rule out signing a new deal with the Spanish club, amid speculation he will rejoin Manchester United this summer.

Full story: The Sun

Manchester City will make a £30m bid for Real Madrid winger Angel Di Maria, 25.

Full story: Sunday People

Tottenham are vying with Borussia Dortmund to sign Brazil and Atletico Mineiro winger Bernard, 20, and are interested in Fulham wide man Alex Kacaniklic, 21.

Full story: Sunday Mirror

West Ham are considering whether to make a £12m move for Vitesse Arnhem striker Wilfried Bony, 24, as doubts persist about their move for Liverpool's Andy Carroll, who spent last season on loan at Upton Park.

Full story: Sunday Telegraph

Newcastle are not prepared to offer more than £10m for their former striker Carroll. The 24-year-old is currently considering a £15m permanent move to West Ham.

Full story: Sunday Express

Newcastle may end up selling striker Papiss Cisse, 28, as he has informed the club he does not want to wear a loan company's branding on the club's shirts next season because of his beliefs as a Muslim.

Full story: Mail on Sunday

Demba Ba
Will Demba Ba be leaving Chelsea?

Chelsea hold an advantage in the race to sign Porto defender Eliaquim Mangala, 22, as Manchester United manager David Moyes - who is interested in the player - is currently on holiday.

Full story: Sunday People

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho plans to sell striker Demba Ba, 28 after just five months at Stamford Bridge.

Full story: Sunday Mirror

And Mourinho is planning to sign strikers Edinson Cavani, 26, from Napoli and Hulk, 26, from Zenit St Petersburg for a total of £90m.

Full story: Sunday Express

But the Portuguese is targeting Bayern Munich forward Mario Gomez, 27, as a possible alternative to Cavani.

Full story: Sunday Times

Chelsea may also move for Real Madrid midfielder Xabi Alonso, 31, who has yet to agree a contract extension with the Spanish club.

Full story: Sunday Telegraph

Playmaker Stephane Sessegnon, 29, wants to leave Sunderland. The Benin international has been valued at £8m by his club, with Champions League qualifiers Marseille said to be interested in buying him.

Full story: Sunday People

New Everton manager Roberto Martinez is considering a £10m move for Chelsea forward Victor Moses, who used to play for him at Wigan.

Full story: Mail on Sunday

Striker Kevin Davies looks set to join Sheffield Wednesday but is also being watched by Sunderland, Hull, Blackpool and Wolves.

Full story: The Sun

OTHER GOSSIP

Chelsea's plan to relocate to a 60,000-seat stadium in Earl's Court could be back on after they were invited to bid for a 17-acre plot in the area that is scheduled to be put up for sale at the end of this year.

Full story: Mail on Sunday

Former Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini has bought a home in London as he wants to get another job in the Premier League.

Full story: Sunday Mirror

QPR midfielder Joey Barton, 30 says he wants to be a top coach when he retires from playing.

Full story: Sunday Mirror

AND FINALLY

Striker Mario Balotelli kicked out at water bottles, before punching and lashing out at a wall following his red card in Italy's 0-0 draw with Czech Republic.

Full story: Metro