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Chelsea are preparing a £27m summer offer for Atletico Madrid's Diego Costa, 25, after making him their top transfer target.

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Tottenham, West Ham, Fulham, Barcelona and Inter Milan are all keen on signing Charlton midfielder Diego Poyet, the 18-year-old son of Sunderland boss Gus Poyet.

Full story: Daily Expressexternal-link

Francisco Alcacer
Francisco Alcacer has scored six goals in 13 league appearances for Valencia after coming through the club's academy

Tottenham defender Jan Vertonghen, 26, has two years remaining on his contract but the Belgium defender is thought to be considering his options for next season.

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Chelsea are set to reprise their interest in Bosnia international Senad Lulic, 28, who may leave Serie A side Lazio this summer.

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Bundesliga side Wolfsburg say a summer bid for Mario Mandzukic, 27, is 'unlikely', improving Manchester United, Arsenal and Chelsea's chances of signing the Bayern Munich forward.

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Liverpool, Roma, Inter and Juventus are among clubs showing interest in Porto's Argentine winger Juan Iturbe, 20.

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Newcastle will launch a second bid to sign Remy Cabella, 24, from French side Montpellier this summer.

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Arsenal may make a summer move for Valencia striker Francisco Alcacer, 20, as a replacement for out-of-favour Nicklas Bendtner, 26.

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Newcastle could face a fight to keep hold of Mathieu Debuchy, 28, this summer as Roma want to sign the France full-back.

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Everton boss Roberto Martinez, 40, has emerged as the leading candidate to succeed Arsene Wenger at Arsenal.

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Daniel Sturridge and Luis Suarez
Liverpool's Luis Suarez and Daniel Sturridge have scored 24 and 21 goals respectively in all competitions this season

Newcastle boss Alan Pardew admits he will seek professional help to cure anger problems, following his headbutt on Hull's David Meyler that led to a seven-match ban.

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Goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski, 28, has turned down a last-ditch attempt by Arsenal to convince him to sign a new contract.

Full story: Daily Telegraphexternal-link

Jermain Defoe, 31 remains hopeful he can secure a place in England's World Cup squad after his move to FC Toronto in the MLS.

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Former Tottenham coach Andre Villas-Boas could lose out to ex-Rangers boss Dick Advocaat, 66, for the managerial vacancy at Russian club Zenit St Petersburg.

Full story: Daily Mirrorexternal-link

Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge, 24, says his occasional on-field friction with Luis Suarez, 27, helps improve the side.

Full story: Guardianexternal-link

Manchester City's Yaya Toure, 30, has accused Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho of talking too much and not showing other clubs enough respect.

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Pepe Mel admits he could be sacked if his West Brom side fail to win away to Swansea this weekend.

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Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge reveals he has nicknamed his club and England captain Steven Gerrard 'James Bond' because the 33-year-old can do everything, football-wise.

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