Bridgeview, Ill. (AP) – Each day during the summer transfer window we'll bring you the very latest tabloid rumors as the biggest clubs around splash the cash to bolster their rosters. True or not, they're always entertaining...
Lens have confirmed that highly-rated Raphael Varane is joining Real Madrid.
Barcelona target Alexis Sanchez has refused the chance to join Manchester City.
Brazilian legend Pele believes new Santos superstar Neymar is ready to jump in and become a Real Madrid Galactico.
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Barcelona haven't ruled out signing Giuseppe Rossi from Villarreal, despite their pursuit of Alexis Sanchez.
Barcelona could complete a deal for Udinese star Alexis Sanchez today.
The Juventus board are now turning their attentions to the pursuit of Atletico Madrid superstar Sergio Aguero.
Porto's £25million hitman Falcao last night pleaded with new Chelsea boss Andre Villas-Boas: Take me with you to England.
Spurs were on red alert last night as Diego Forlan was put up for sale. The Atletico Madrid star has already rejected a move to Galatasaray.
Andre Villas-Boas has never wanted to be Jose Mourinho - he wants much more than that.
South Korean international Ji Dong-Won will arrive in England early next week to complete his £2million move to Sunderland.
Aston Villa are ready to cash in on England winger Stewart Downing but have slapped an £18million price tag on his head.
Sam Allardyce reckons he'll soon in the England frame again once he guides West Ham back into the big time.
Chris Hughton is ready to raid old club Newcastle for Danny Guthrie after last night being named Birmingham boss.
AC Milan and Bayern Munich have joined the race to sign unsettled Manchester United star Dimitar Berbatov.
Ashley Young was in Manchester last night for a medical ahead of his proposed £15million move to United from Aston Villa.
Ashley Young will officially become a Manchester United player by the end of the week, after undergoing a medical yesterday.
Andre Villas-Boas says has to lead Chelsea to the QUADRUPLE to keep owner Roman Abramovich happy.
Gael Clichy will dig his heels in to try to force a move to Liverpool.
Inter Milan have ended their interest in Carlos Tevez due to his £150,000 a week wages.
Gareth Bale has been warned to steer clear of Team GB at the 2012 London Olympics.
Chris Hughton has jumped aboard the Midlands managerial merry-go-round - with a promise to get Birmingham City rocking again.
Sam Allardyce is banking on a touch of northern grit to get West Ham back into the top flight.
Manchester City are closing in on £20million-rated Lyon ace Aly Cissokho.
Jimmy Bullard has told Hull he will quit for a £1million kiss-off.
Steve McClaren wants to take his former England full-back Nicky Shorey to Nottingham Forest.
Chelsea have put a £5million price tag on their England Under-21 defender Ryan Bertrand.
Ashley Young will finally complete his £16million switch to Manchester United in the next 24 hours after passing his medical.
Andre Villas-Boas last night became Roman Abramovich's seventh Chelsea manager in seven years.
Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink fears the end is nigh for Didier Drogba and Nicolas Anelka if Andre Villas-Boas signs Porto striker Falcalo.
Dimitar Berbatov's agent has called for talks to end the uncertainty over the player's future at Manchester United.
Liverpool will match Sunderland's £8million bid for Ipswich youngster Connor Wickham.
Alexis Sanchez turned into a non-flying winger when he refused to get on a plane to join Manchester City in a £30million deal.
Cesc Fabregas has dropped yet another hint that he is up for a move to Barcelona by revealing his admiration for Pep Guardiola.
Blackburn boss Steve Kean is facing a fight with Roma for United States midfielder Jermaine Jones.
Manchester United's Wes Brown is opening talks with Sunderland about a £4million move - putting pressure on Aston Villa and Everton to join the chase.
Chris Hughton will hold crunch talks with Birmingham chief Peter Pannu today in a bid to retain the club's best players after their relegation.
Bolton and QPR are battling it out for Newcastle striker Nile Ranger.
Sam Allardyce is plotting his return to the Premier League with West Ham but the pain still lingers over his previous managerial exits.
Roberto Mancini is furious with Manchester City transfer chiefs Brian Marwood and Garry Cook and their "crazy" demands over the club's unwanted flops.
Andre Villas-Boas last night declared he will deliver six years of success at Chelsea.
Ashley Young jetted back from his summer holiday to complete a medical in Manchester ahead of his £20million move to champions United.
Sam Allardyce has told the West Ham fans he will prove he is the "best thing since sliced bread" and turn their relegation flops into winners.
Gael Clichy is ready to rebuff interest from Roma in an attempt to force Arsenal into letting him join Premier League rivals Liverpool.
The full extent of FIFA's duplicity over arch rogue Jack Warner escaping bribery charges has been laid bare by a leaked report of the ethics committee enquiry into the scandal.
Gareth Bale and Aaron Ramsey have been told by the Welsh FA that they should not appear for Team GB at the London Olympics.
Manchester city have chosen to pull out of next season's Barclays Premier Reserve League in order to provide their youngsters with the platform to play against Europe's elite.
Andre Villas-Boas last night outlined his blueprint for a 'new' Chelsea after rubber-stamping his sudden move to England.
Arsenal have rekindled their interest in Everton's Phil Jagielka but will struggle to land him.
Leeds have stepped up their bid to re-sign Alan Smith by enquiring what wages the former England international would accept to return to Elland Road.
Stewart Downing has moved a step closer to joining Liverpool after being told he can leave Aston Villa as long as the Anfield club meet a £19million asking price.
West Brom are lining up a £2.5million move for Real Mallorca's Pierre Webo.
Blackburn will make a £4million bid for Russia right-back Roman Shishkin.
Chelsea and Real Madrid will go head to head in a £40million battle for Santos striker Neymar.
Ashley Young is on the verge of completing his £16million switch to Manchester United after undergoing a medical last night.
Liverpool are set to step up their pursuit of Ipswich wonder kid Connor Wickham in the face of competition from Sunderland.
Everton are not in the running to sign highly-rated Swansea left-back Neil Taylor although David Moyes' search for defensive cover continues.
Andre Villas-Boas took over as manager of Chelsea last night and set his new team the challenge of aiming to win an historic quadruple in his first season at Stamford Bridge.
Despite a report saying there is "comprehensive, compelling and overwhelming evidence" of bribery, Mohamed Bin Hammam, the Qatari FIFA official, will not resign and will continue to fight to clear his name.
Andre Villas-Boas boldly expressed his confidence that he could meet the vast expectations of Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich yesterday, but admitted that, should he fail, he would expect to be treated as decisively as his predecessors.
The new Chelsea manager Andre Villas-Boas yesterday began his Stamford Bridge reign in markedly different style to his mentor and predecessor Jose Mourinho, by stating in his first interview in charge: "This is not a one-man show".
Hearts boss Jim Jefferies last night accused Rangers of trying to nick Lee Wallace on the cheap after booting out a cut-price Ibrox bid for the Scotland defender.
Two top SPL bosses last night backed the SFA's stance against a Team GB for the London 2012 Olympics by calling it a Mickey Mouse event for football.