NEWS OF THE WORLD:
# Arsenal have made a £9million move for Newcastle striker Obafemi Martins.
# Michael Owen has pledged his future to Newcastle by insisting: “I love it here”.
# Micah Richards will be made the highest paid player in Manchester City’s history to keep him out of Chelsea’s reach.
# Bayern Munich have targeted Blackburn winger Morten Gamst Pedersen.
# Birmingham are poised to move for Charlton star Amdy Faye.
# Liverpool defender Gabriel Paletta has signed for Boca Juniors – with the Reds firming up a deal for Emiliano Insua in return.
# Blackburn defender Chris Samba is a target for Sevilla.
# Sunderland are set to make a free transfer move for Middlesbrough striker Jason Euell.
# Newcastle are set to land Peter Luccin from Atletico Madrid in the next 48 hours.
# Luke Moore is poised to sign a new four-year contract at Aston Villa.
# Watford want Nathan Ellington to replace wantaway Darius Henderson.
# Cardiff and Sheffield United are ready to move for Oldham striker Craig Davies.
# Preston want Coventry marksman Dele Adebola before the transfer window closes.
# Newcastle owner Mike Ashley will listen to any offers that value the club at around £225 million.
# Sunderland will use Stern John as part of their deal to land Southampton striker Kenwyne Jones.
# Paul Jewell will replace Martin Allen as Leicester manager.
# Birmingham are looking to rush through a £2million deal for Marseille midfielder Modeste M’Bami.
# Tottenham and Everton are involved in a tug-of-war for Plymouth youngster Dan Gosling.
# Fulham are targeting giant Czech Republic hitman Jan Koller.
# Jason Euell is ready to snub a £500,000 move to Sheffield Wednesday.
# West Ham are ready to revive their interest in Ghanaian Stephen Appiah.
# Arsenal are trailing Ajax left-back Urby Emanuelson and Bolton youngster Kyle Bartley.
# Plymouth are chasing Kilmarnock left-winger Willie Gibson.
DAILY STAR SUNDAY:
# Portsmouth are in pole position to land Nicolas Anelka for £12million.
# Newcastle are close to a deal for Atletico Madrid midfielder Peter Luccin.
# Sunderland are set to move for Middlesbrough striker Jason Euell.
# Fulham are set to step up their bid to land Celtic midfielder Thomas Gravesen.
# Nathan Ellington is set to end his West Brom frustration by joining Watford for £3.5million.
# Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich has met with Ronaldinho’s brother and adviser in an audacious bid to lure the Brazilian star in an £85million deal before Friday’s transfer deadline.
# West Ham are preparing an £8million move for Blackburn striker Benni McCarthy.
# Sheffield United boss Bryan Robson has ruled out selling striker Rob Hulse to Wigan.
# Chelsea have been offered Barcelona star Ronaldinho in what is being viewed as a cynical attempt to gain a pay rise from the Spanish club.
# Everton were left reeling when Manuel Fernandes decided to join Valencia even though the Benfica midfielder had already agreed to sign for the Toffees.
# Fulham have made a £1.3million offer for Derby striker Steve Howard.
# LA Galaxy have lined up Jurgen Klinsmann as their new coach because Frank Yallop cannot handle the pressure of having David Beckham in the team.
# Ipswich midfielder George O’Callaghan is set to join Sheffield Wednesday.
# Southampton’s wantaway striker Kenwyne Jones will be fined if he does not return to training today.
# Middlesbrough boss Gareth Southgate has hit out at Newcastle fans after they taunted Egyptian striker Mido with sick chants.
# Newcastle have agreed a deal for Bolton defender Abdoulaye Faye which will see the Senegalese star earn £40,000 a-week.
# Aston Villa boss Martin O’Neill has targeted Chelsea defender Glen Johnson in his search for a right-back.
# Everton, Fulham, Man City and Derby are battling it out to sign £3million-rated Celtic striker Kenny Miller.
# Watford are poised to make a £3.5million offer for West Brom striker Nathan Ellington.
# MK Dons boss Paul Ince is to hold signing talks with French striker Mikel Antoine Courier.
# Fulham have had a £250,000 bid for Port Vale goalkeeper Joe Anyon turned down.
# Sunderland boss Roy Keane will take his summer spending to over £30million this week by signing Kenwyne Jones from Southampton and Stoke defender Danny Higginbotham.