Big Transfer Rumours

1. Chelsea are ready to snatch France’s 26-year-old right-back Mathieu Debuchy of Lille from under Newcastle’s noses. Full story: Daily Mirror 

2. Manchester United are chasing Thiago Alcantara. Manchester United are watching Barcelona midfielder Thiago Alcantara, 21, and remain keen on Tottenham’s Luka Modric. Full story: Daily Mail

4. Arsenal are leading the chase to sign Real Madrid’s 22-year-old star Joselu.  Full story: talkSPORT 

5. Chelsea have had a £20m bid for Fiorentina’s Stevan Jovetic, 22, rejected, according to reports. Full story: Daily Star 

6. Michael Owen, 32, has decided on a move to Stoke City despite interest from Everton. Full story: Daily Express 

7. Shay Given may retire from international football. Full story: 

8. Tottenham have informally spoken with former Chelsea boss Andre Villas-Boas about their managerial vacancy. Full story: The Times 

9. Damien Comolli could be set for a shock return to Tottenham as director of football.  Full story: Daily Telegraph 

10. Tottenham are set to hand Tim Sherwood the role of director of football at White Hart Lane. Full story: The Sun 

11. Salomon Kalou’s agent claims his client would be willing to discuss a summer switch to Liverpool, but says there has been no approach as yet. Source: Sky Sports

Salomon Kalou - Liverpool v Chelsea - Premier League

Other Transfer Rumours

1. Out-of-favour midfielder Alberto Aquilani will not be allowed to tear up his Liverpool contract, but Joe Coe is set for a second chance at the Reds.

Full story: The Metro 

2. Everton are trailing Mario Mandzukic, 26, who has been one of the stars of Euro 2012 so far with three goals in two games for Croatia. Full story: Daily Mirror 

3. Stoke City are chasing Fulham midfielder Dickson Etuhu, 30, but Martin Jol’s side will want £1.5m before letting him leave Craven Cottage. Full story: The Sun 

4. West Ham are set to hand out-of-contract Mohammed Diame, 25, a three-year deal worth £7m as they look to add to their midfield options. Full story: Daily Mirror  


5. New Swansea boss Michael Laudrup will make Denmark and Arsenal striker Nicklas Bendtner his main transfer target this summer. Full story: Daily Mirror 

6. Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert has told fellow Scot Alan Hutton he has no future at Villa Park. Full Story: Daily Mirror 

7. Birmingham have Roy Keane on a four-man short-list for their manager’s job – even though, unlike the other three people on it, he has not actually applied. Roy Keane on Birmingham’s short-list Full story: Daily Mirror 

8. Injury-prone midfielder Owen Hargreaves, 31, is considering whether to call time on his career.  Full story: Daily Mail