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Chelsea increases transfer price on Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku

Chelsea have put a £30m price tag on Romelu Lukaku's head, enough to put Everton off making a permanent move for him.

Romelu Lukaku could stay at Chelsea after spending last season on loan at Everton.

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Each day 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...



Newcastle will make another move for QPR striker Loic Remy in the wake of his transfer to Liverpool collapsing.

Nigel Reo-Coker has been offered the chance of a return to England with Leeds United.

Winger Cristian Rodriguez has snubbed a move to Sunderland but the Black Cats are still hopeful of signing Crewe striker Max Clayton.

Morgan Schneiderlin says his six happy years at Southampton have been destroyed by the club's decision not to let him leave the club this summer.

Swansea are set to open talks with Ki Sung-Yueng over a new deal.

Carl Jenkinson has been warned by Arsenal after singing an anti-Tottenham song during the club's trip to the United States.



Roy Hodgson could make a decision about his next England captain this week with Wayne Rooney being supported to take over from Steven Gerrard.

QPR boss Harry Redknapp is weighing up a move for Colombia midfielder Carlos Sanchez, although Elche's £4m valuation could be off-putting.

Ron Vlaar is set for crunch talks with Aston Villa over his future amid speculation of a bid from Southampton.

Tottenham are set to send midfielder Tom Carroll to Derby County on loan.

Adel Taarabt has been offered a lifeline by Harry Redknapp but the QPR forward will only get a chance to shine in the Premier League if he knuckles down in training.

Chelsea have put a £30m ($50m) price tag on Romelu Lukaku's head, enough to put Everton off making a permanent move for him.



Sam Allardyce has been assured his job as West Ham boss is secure.

Niall Quinn reveals in his new book that Sunderland were close to appointing Louis Van Gaal as manager five years ago but were beaten to the punch by Bayern Munich.

Sheffield United are keen on Manchester United striker Davide Petrucci and are seeking a long-term loan for the 22-year-old.

Former QPR midfielder Gary O'Neil could be on his way to Israel with Maccabi Haifa interested in signing him.



Rumors of a Thomas Vermaelen to Manchester United deal have intensified with new Arsenal signing Calum Chambers pictured wearing his No 5 in training.



Sunderland are in talks with Lazio over a deal to sign their Belgium defender Luis Pedro Cavanda.

Newcastle misfit Hatem Ben Arfa is wanted by AC Milan - he has been told he can leave the club for a fee in the region of £12m.

Hull City are considering a third defensive addition this week with Brede Hangeland a possible to join the club - they signed Andrew Robertson from Dundee United and Sheffield United's Harry Maguire on Tuesday.

Leeds have opened talks with Chesterfield over defender Liam Cooper, rated in the £500,000 bracket, and are also interested in Rotherham striker Kieran Agard.

Arsenal have restarted talks with striker Olivier Giroud over a new contract.



Jonathan de Guzman could be on his way out of Swansea, possibly for an unnamed London club.

Galatasaray seem to be heading the queue to sign Costa Rica World Cup star Joel Campbell on loan, with Arsenal again set to let him gain more experience in Europe.

Verona are interested in Aston Villa full-back Antonio Luna, who was left out of their pre-season tour squad.