Sevilla’s Colombia striker Bacca wanted by Everton boss Martinez

Carlos Bacca played a bit-part role for Colombia at the World Cup.

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…


Turkish club Besiktas want Demba Ba on a season-long loan with a view to a permanent deal next summer – but Chelsea would prefer to sell the 29-year-old striker.

Queens Park Rangers boss Harry Redknapp is keen on Norwich’s Holland World Cup midfielder Leroy Fer.

Stoke are battling Spanish side Deportivo La Coruna for Bojan Krkic’s loan signing after the player was told he is not part of Barcelona’s future plans.

Aston Villa are blocking right-back Alan Hutton’s move to neighbors West Brom – forcing Albion to turn to a loan deal for Liverpool youngster Andre Wisdom instead.

Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis claims negotiations to sign Swansea forward Michu are "well under way".

Hull manager Steve Bruce admits his £4m move for Tottenham central defender Michael Dawson has hit the buffers.

Title-winning Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini has turned down the chance to take over as Brazil coach following the post-World Cup resignation of Luiz Felipe Scolari, according to reports in his native Chile.

Louis van Gaal will end Manchester United’s practice of the first team eating lunch apart from the youth players, among other changes, when he starts work on Wednesday.

Tom Ince has insisted his decision to reject Italian giants Inter Milan and join Hull instead will benefit his career in the long run.

Championship side Blackpool have cancelled a pre-season tour of Spain because they currently only have eight first-team players – and no goalkeeper.


Chelsea and Manchester United targets Paul Pogba and Arturo Vidal look more likely to leave Juventus following Antonio Conte’s departure from the club.

Barcelona’s new striker Luis Suarez, 27, nearly left Liverpool last summer to join Real Madrid.

Everton have added Sevilla’s £14m Colombian hitman Carlos Bacca to their list of summer targets.

Cardiff are set to launch a second £4m bid for Southampton defender Jose Fonte.

Bad boy striker Nile Ranger has been offered a trial by Leeds United.


West Ham want to sign Norwich defender Martin Olsson.


Veteran Liverpool central defender Kolo Toure, 33, is wanted by Turkish side Trabzonspor.

Newcastle are on the verge of completing the £6.3m signing of Monaco striker Emmanuel Riviere, who was also a target for West Brom and Stoke.

Everton are closing in on £4m-rated Muhamed Besic from Ferencvaros.

Millwall have taken former Fulham defender Matthew Briggs on trial.


Newcastle expect to announce the signing of Feyenoord’s Holland international Daryl Janmaat today.

QPR boss Harry Redknapp is confident of signing former Manchester United and England defender Rio Ferdinand.


Swansea City have rejected an £8m offer from Premier League rivals Liverpool for 21-year-old Wales defender Ben Davies.