TRANSFER GOSSIP 13/07/12
QPR want to loan midfielder Joey Barton, 29, to the Championship, with Blackburn favorites for the player.
Fulham hope £9m plus Clint Dempsey, 29, will be enough to tempt Liverpool into allowing Andy Carroll, 23, to move to Craven Cottage.
Liverpool have agreed a £11m deal to make Fabio Borini, 21, Brendan Rodgers’s first signing, with the Italian expected to complete the move by the weekend.
Borini’s arrival could see Craig Bellamy leave Anfield, with QPR and Cardiff both interested in signing the Liverpool striker.
Porto boss Vitor Pereira admits Tottenham want Joao Moutinho, 25, but insists the White Hart Lane club will have to pay £31.5m to land the midfielder.
Manchester City defender Kolo Toure,31, is wanted by Bursaspor, with the Turkish side ready to pay £6m for the player who was signed for £16m in 2009.
Southampton are hopeful of pushing through a move for Crystal Palace right-back Nathaniel Clyne, 21.
Rennes midfielder Tongo Doumbia, 22, has said he wants to move to West Bromwich Albion. “I felt more desire there,” he told French journalists. “Obviously, it is less glamorous than Arsenal but I’ll be able to continue my progress.”
AC Milan owner Silvio Berlusconi has confirmed he has agreed a £51.3m (65m euros) deal to sell striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic, 30, and defender Thiago Silva, 27, to Paris St-Germain.
Greek champions Olympiacos have entered the race to sign Rangers and United States defender Carlos Bocanegra.
Cardiff City are in pole position to land Osaka’s South Korea international, Kim Bo Kyung, ahead of Celtic because the Scottish champions’ main target is Rosenborg’s Markus Henricksen.