The Daily star are linking Derby midfielder Will Hughes with a move to Manchester City or Liverpool. The wonder kid is highly regarded by his manager Nigel Clough, and a bid of over £6 million would be required.
“We just think it is going to be a very, very substantial figure to tempt him away. We’ve had no bids or contact from anybody.
“If someone comes in through the front door and makes an official enquiry or bid, we will have to react to it.
“Unless there is somebody sitting there with an awful lot of money burning a hole in their pocket I cannot see it changing.”
Scott Sinclair looks like he's going to return from his gap year in Manchester to play football again. According to The Star, West Brom look set to sign the winger although Southampton have also made a late bid. Steve Clarke is yet to spend any cash this summer, with all his signings coming on free transfers.
According to The Daily Mail, Napoli have had a £10 million bid for Martin Skrtel rejected by Liverpool. Rafael Benitez signed the uncompromising defender for Liverpool in 2008 and will return with an improved offer.
The Telegraph are reporting that Arsenal are preparing a £40 million bid for Karim Benzema. Real Madrid would certainly be interested in selling the striker at that price, as the Frenchman has not really hit the heights Real Madrid would have expected for him.
Finally An update on the three most tedious transfer stories of the summer. Gareth Bale will probably complete his move to Real Madrid tomorrow, it's unlikely to happen today as the Real Madrid legend, Raul has come home, to say good bye.
Jose Mourinho has said Chelsea won't bid for Wayne Rooney again until after their trip to Old Trafford. So by not unsettling the striker, he's unsettling the striker. Not just ethical, but bloody clever too.
Luis Suarez looks like he'll be at Anfield until January at least, with Arsene Wenger confirming the deal is dead.