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...


Cesc Fabregas was last night nearing the end of a three-year wait to rejoin Barcelona.

Birmingham City were plunged into crisis after owner Carson Yeung was arrested over alleged money laundering.

John Terry is set to continue as Chelsea captain - for now.

John W Henry has insisted Liverpool will not be rushed into overpriced transfer deals.

Martin Jol hopes the road to Bucharest will cause him less grief than the road to Wimbledon.

Sir Alex Ferguson believes he can break the will of Arsene Wenger and land Samir Nasri.

Emmanuel Adebayor last night dealt Blackburn a humiliating snub - insisting he does not want to fight relegation battles.

Manchester City are ready to test Everton's resolve by offering a £20million package for Leighton Baines.

Celtic boss Neil Lennon is ready to offer Craig Bellamy a way out of his Manchester City hell.

David De Gea aims to bulk up in a bid to surpass Edwin van der Sar's achievements at Manchester United.

Stoke have had a £3million bid for Carlton Cole turned down by West Ham.

David James has extended his career to 24 seasons by signing a year's extension at Bristol City.

Sunderland boss Steve Bruce will raise his efforts to sign Manchester United trio Wes Brown, John O'Shea and Darron Gibson.

Birmingham boss Chris Hughton wants to be reunited with his ex-Newcastle No 2 Colin Calderwood.


Andre Villas-Boas last night told Roman Abramovich: I'm in control.

Arsenal are ready to let Samir Nasri and Gael Clichy leave rather than cave in to their pay demands.

Andre Villas-Boas looks set to lose out to his old boss in the race to sign Brazilian wonderkid Neymar. Jose Mourinho and Real Madrid have persuaded the 19-year-old striker that the Bernabeu is the place for him.

Roberto Mancini has admitted defeat in his bid to lure Chilean striker Alexis Sanchez to Eastlands.

Chelsea's players have been warned they will behave on and off the pitch next season.

Liverpool No 2 Sammy Lee quit Anfield yesterday - but is unlikely to be reunited with Sam Allardyce at West Ham.

Sunderland manager Steve Bruce won the race to sign £12million Ipswich whizzkid Connor Wickham - by flying him out to his own villa in Portugal.

Spurs have entered the £20million race to sign Spanish winger Juan Mata.

Craig Bellamy could be in line for a shock return to Blackburn.

David De Gea is on a mission to outshine Edwin van der Sar and become the best goalkeeper in the world with champions Manchester United.


Andre Villas-Boas admits he will be fired if he is not a winner at Chelsea from day one.

Arsenal captain Cesc Fabregas last night said he was in "optimistic" mood as a switch to Barcelona moved closer.

The party's over for Andy Carroll after a summer of fun in Barbados and Glastonbury.

Manchester City will test Everton's determination to keep their top stars, with a players-plus-cash offer for Leighton Baines.

Emmanuel Adebayor is banking on landing a permanent move to Real Madrid after knocking back Blackburn.

Sammy Lee has been tipped to join Sam Allardyce at West Ham after leaving Liverpool abruptly on Tuesday.

Jerzy Dudek is a shock target for Leeds United boss Simon Grayson.

Blackburn boss Steve Kean is making an £8million move for Belgian midfield hard man Axel Witsel.

Bolton boss Owen Coyle wants to rush through a deal for Spanish starlet Rodrigo Moreno - before he goes to the under-20 World Cup finals.

Steve McClaren will offer £3million plus David McGoldrick for striker Nicky Maynard.

Tottenham are making Mexican striker Antonio Pedroza Whitham their first signing of the summer window - as boss Harry Redknapp raids Latin America.

Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini has been mocked for claiming Napoli striker Ezequiel Lavezzi is overpriced.

Arsene Wenger is hoping Ivory Coast striker Gervinho can persuade Samir Nasri to stay at Arsenal.

Liverpool's bid for Connor Wickham was scuppered by the failure to cut their own wage bill.


Sunderland staked the biggest gamble on a Premier League rookie since Arsenal's £9.1million splash on Theo Walcott after landing Ipswich striker Connor Wickham.

Carson Yeung is facing a battle to retain his controlling interest in Birmingham City after being arrested over alleged money laundering.

Andre Villas-Boas will look into the eyes of his players when they return to work next week and then make a decision on whether they want to be part of his exciting Chelsea project.

David De Gea has promised Manchester United fans he can cope with any rough stuff from Premier League strikers.

Arsenal face competition from rivals Tottenham in their bid to replace Cesc Fabregas with Valencia's Juan Mata.

Alex McLeish is ready to upset former club Rangers by halting Carlos Cuellar's £3million switch from Aston Villa.

Joey Barton is convinced Newcastle are ready to wash their hands of him.

Tottenham striker Roman Pavlyuchenko is being targeted by ambitious mega-rich Russian club Anzhi Makhachkala.


Birmingham City owner Carson Yeung has been arrested on suspicion of money laundering.

Chelsea boss Andre Villas-Boas will not tailor his team to suit Fernando Torres, but expects the most expensive player in British football to prosper next season.

Tottenham have joined Manchester City in the chase for French teenager M'Baye Niang.

Barcelona are hoping for a positive response from Arsenal after lodging a £35million offer plus add-ons for Cesc Fabregas.

Blackburn are ready to make a £6.5million bid for Manchester City defender Nedum Onuoha.

Southampton are considering a bold move for John Arne Riise from Roma.

Leeds have made an ambitious move for Real Madrid goalkeeper Jerzy Dudek.


Rangers are set to pull the plug on their attempts to sign Lee Wallace after Hearts kicked out a second Ibrox bid yesterday - then slapped a £3million price tag on the full-back's head.