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Real Madrid to thwart Liverpool by signing Monaco striker Falcao

Real Madrid look set to see off Liverpool by signing Monaco striker Radamel Falcao.

Monaco forward Radamel Falcao was a target for Liverpool but now looks likely to sign for European champions Real Madrid.

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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...

PSG striker Edinson Cavani's agent says Liverpool and Arsenal have made "proposals" to the Uruguay international.

Leicester have offered 50-cap Argentina midfielder Esteban Cambiasso - a free agent after a decade at Inter Milan - a two-year contract worth £5million.

Zenit St Petersburg have made a £12.5m bid for Manchester City midfielder Javi Garcia.

Striker-hungry West Ham have agreed a £3.5million deal for Metz's Senegalese forward Diafra Sakho.

Montpellier are ready to listen to offers for midfielder Benjamin Stambouli, who is a target for Stoke City.

Chelsea will let versatile Nathaniel Chalobah, who can play in midfield and defence, go out on loan, putting Premier League new boys Burnley on red alert.

Aston Villa are set to make Aly Cissokho their first cash signing of the summer by spending £2million on the Valencia defender, according to reports in Spain.

West Brom midfielder Claudio Yacob, linked with several teams on the continent, could be sold for the right price admits Baggies boss Alan Irvine.

Middlesbrough want £1million Sunderland striker Danny Graham.

Arsene Wenger has hinted Manchester City may have tapped up Bacary Sagna and has had another dig at their loan deal with Frank Lampard.

Sunderland will let midfielder Alfred N'Diaye join Real Betis for £1.7million.

Stoke boss Mark Hughes is losing hope at signing winger Oussama Assaidi on loan from Liverpool for a second time.

Southampton could break their transfer record after tabling a bid worth over £13million for Sporting Lisbon's Argentina defender Marcos Rojo.

Arsene Wenger has confirmed a Manchester United bid for Thomas Vermaelen as Louis van Gaal attempts to beat Barcelona to his signature.

Manchester City remain confident of securing the £32million transfer of Porto defender Eliaquim Mangala.

Sergio Aguero could sign a new £210,000-a-week deal with Manchester City before the start of the Premier League season.

Stoke City are in discussions with Dynamo Kiev's Ukraine winger Andriy Yarmolenko, who is available for around £8m.

Julian Draxler is hoping to attract the attention of clubs such as Arsenal again once he sorts out his form at German club Schalke.

Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal could move for Ajax defender Daley Blind.

Former QPR defender Anton Ferdinand is in talks over a move to Reading. Meanwhile, QPR have offered £2million for Younousse Sankhare.

Real Madrid remain favourites to sign Radamel Falcao ahead of Liverpool.

Former Spurs goalkeeper Kasey Keller has warned young USA full back DeAndre Yedlin that a move to White Hart Lane probably isn't right for him.

Tottenham's Nacer Chadli has no interest in joining PSV Eindhoven so any deal for Memphis Depay will be straight cash.

Cork City full-back Brian Lenihan is being trailed by a number of English clubs with Crystal Palace and Hull City already making offers.

Chelsea are considering offering keeper Petr Cech to Real Madrid as bait for defender Raphael Varane.

Manchester United are closing in on a deal for Fiorentina winger Juan Cuadrado, 26, after agreeing to meet the club's £36m asking price.

Arsenal are closing in on a deal for PSG's France U-21 midfielder Adrien Rabiot.

Manchester United want to sign Roma defender Mehdi Benatia while also remaining hopeful of securing a deal for Arsenal's Thomas Vermaelen.

Crystal Palace are keen to sign Yannick Bolasie to a new contract before the start of the season.

Real Madrid are looking to offload Arsenal target Sami Khedira on the cheap to avoid losing him on a free transfer next summer.

Manchester United are closing in on top transfer target Arturo Vidal, with the 27-year-old having reportedly agreed a £182,000-a-week contract.

Arsenal could scupper Manchester United's hopes of landing defender Thomas Vermaelen, with manager Arsene Wenger keen to sell the 28-year-old to Barcelona instead.

Liverpool will make a decision on the future of unsettled defender Daniel Agger this week, with Arsenal and Barcelona among the clubs said to be interested.

Liverpool's hopes of signing Monaco striker Radamel Falcao appear to be over, with the 28-year-old set to link up with countryman James Rodriguez at Real Madrid.

Swansea have made an £8m offer to Napoli for defender Federico Fernandez as they seek a replacement for Chico Flores, who is set to leave for Qatar side Lekhwiya.


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