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Roma have confirmed the departure of director general Franco Baldini, who is being strongly linked with a move to Tottenham.

 

Newly promoted Crystal Palace have made approaches for Blackpool duo Thomas Ince and Matt Phillips.

 

Diego Simeone has admitted that Wolfsburg star Diego is the only player that he has asked Atletico Madrid to sign him this summer.

 

Relations are strained between Swansea manager Michael Laudrup and his chairman Huw Jenkins.

 

Jose Mourinho insists that he is planning to stay at Chelsea second time around for a ‘long time’.

 

Premier League clubs’ revenue reached a record £2,360m in 2011/12, according to the 22nd Annual Review of Football Finance from the Sports Business Group at Deloitte.

 

Bayer Leverkusen general manager Rudi Voller has denied that he concluded a deal with Chelsea for Andre Schurrle following a meeting with Jose Mourinho.

 

Jackson Martinez’s agent has denied he is in talks with Tottenham and insists that his client is happy to stay at Porto.

 

South African striker Benni McCarthy has announced his retirement from football at the age of 35.

 

Highly-rated goalkeeper Simon Mignolet is ready to leave Sunderland, according to his agent.

 

James McClean has admitted he is not sure what will happen over the summer but he is looking to push on at Sunderland next season.

 

Turkish side Kasimpasa have agreed deals for Ryan Babel and Ryan Donk.

 

Borussia Monchengladbach sporting director Max Eberl has reiterated that young goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen will remain at the club next season.

 

Mesut Ozil believes his Real Madrid team-mate Cristiano Ronaldo is the clear front-runner for the Ballon d’Or.

 

Spain boss Vicente del Bosque admits that he does not have a striker who he can truly rely on at his disposal.

 

Schalke chairman Clemens Tonnies believes Bayern Munich full-back Rafinha would like to rejoin the club this summer.

 

Mario Gomez’s agent Uli Ferber has revealed that the prolific striker is likely to leave Bayern Munich in the summer transfer window.

 

AC Milan CEO Adriano Galliani has made it clear that the Serie A side will not make a move for Kaka this summer as he feels the Real Madrid midfielder is too old for the Rossoneri.

 

Florentino Perez has insisted that Real Madrid have no intention to sell Pepe amid reports that the Portugal international could be on the move this summer.

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Loic Remy, 26, has dealt Newcastle a blow by suggesting he may desert the Toon Army if they fail to qualify for next season’s Champions League.

Manchester City could be beaten to the signing of 17-year-old Nigerian forward Kelechi Iheanacho by Sporting Lisbon. Iheanacho was named player of the tournament at the recent U17 World Cup.

West Ham target Leo Baptistao has been told he can leave Atletico Madrid on loan, but the Hammers will face stiff competition to land the 21-year-old Brazilian on a temporary deal.

Meanwhile, West Ham have emerged as surprise contenders to sign £8m-rated Southampton striker Rickie Lambert, 31.

Chelsea midfielder Michael Essien, 31, could leave the club in the January transfer window, according to his agent.

Manager Arsene Wenger has hinted he will dip into the transfer market to buy a goalscorer after an injury to Olivier Giroud left Arsenal thin on the ground in attack.

Liverpool are keen on signing FC Basel’s 21-year-old Egyptian forward Mohamed Salah – but reports suggesting a £7m fee has been agreed are wide of the mark.

West Ham boss Sam Allardyce has identified Everton centre-back John Heitinga, 30, as the solution to his defensive problems. The Netherlands international, who has not featured for the Toffees in the league this season, could sign this week.

Turkish side Besiktas have targeted out-of-favour Manchester City defender Joleon Lescott, 31, but the England centre-back wants to stay in England.

Liverpool want to sign £7m-rated Udinese midfielder Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu, 23.

Fulham boss Rene Meulensteen hopes to buy 20-year-old Sporting Lisbon winger Zakaria Labyad, despite interest from PSV Eindhoven.

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers has agreed a “first option” deal for Derby County’s highly-rated 18-year-old midfielder Will Hughes.
Full story: Mirror

Tottenham have warned Italian giants Milan and Juventus that attacker Erik Lamela, 21, who signed in the summer from Roma for a club-record £30m, is not for sale.

Hull City are linking up a £1m bid for Celtic striker Georgios Samaras.

Meanwhile, Celtic are preparing a £1m move of their own for Wolves and Scotland striker Leigh Griffiths.

Everton have placed a £25m price tag on left-back Leighton Baines, 29, in an attempt to ward off interest from Manchester United.

Full story: Goal.com
Former Liverpool striker Ian Rush claims forward Luis Suarez, 26, has a £120m get-out clause in his new deal.

Chelsea target Luke Shaw, 18, is set to line up for Southampton against the Blues on Wednesday – a decade after being rejected by the Stamford Bridge club for being too small.

Cardiff still hope to appoint Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as their manager, despite reports the former Manchester United forward has turned down the Welsh club.