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Liverpool are said to have launched a bid for Real Madrid starlet Jose Callejon. The 25-year-old forward scored 10 goals for Los Blancos last term and boss Jose Mourinho has insisted he’s not for sale.
Rumours today suggest that Carlo Ancelotti’s PSG are set to move for Luka Modric. The big-spending French giants have just sealed a double move for Thiago Silva and Zlatan Ibrahimovic from AC Milan, but Modric, though certain to leave White Hart Lane, is thought to prefer a move to Spain.
Newly-promoted Reading have approached Newcastle’s out of contract defender Danny Simpson, who rejected a new deal at St James’ Park last month. The ex-Man United full back was a stand-out performer in the Magpies’ impressive climb up the Premier League table last term and was even touted for full England honours. He’s thought to have been offered a three-year £30,000 a week contract at The Madjeski Stadium.
Italy striker Fabio Borini looks set to become Brendan Rodgers’ first signing at Liverpool. A £10million fee has been agreed with Roma for the 21-year-old, who previously worked with the Reds boss at Chelsea and Swansea.
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Tottenham have pounced again in the transfer market, securing loan star Emmanuel Adebayor on a permanent deal worth £6million. The Man City outcast is expected to take a pay cut to join back up with the North London club.
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Wigan’s out of contract striker Hugo Rodallega has moved south to join Martin Jol’s Fulham. The Colombian star was influential in Wigan’s great escapes of the previous two seasons scoring 24 goals for The Latics. He arrives at Craven Cottage on a Bosman free and has signed a three-year deal.