Arsenal line up big-money bid for Napoli striker Gonzalo Higuain

Napoli striker Gonzalo Higuain is a summer transfer target for Arsenal.

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Each day we’ll bring you the very latest tabloid rumors as the biggest clubs around look to splash the cash to bolster their rosters. True or not, they’re always entertaining…

Raheem Sterling has told Liverpool he will not go on their pre-season tour to Australia and south east Asia and the news is set to spark Manchester City into a third bid of nearly £50m for him.

Micah Richards has told his new skipper Fabian Delph not to swap Aston Villa for Manchester City – unless he genuinely believes he is world class.

Alan Pardew will splash the cash in a double bid to land both Yohan Cabaye and QPR striker Charlie Austin.

Former Chelsea boss Claudio Ranieri has issued a come-and-get-me plea to Leicester.

Raheem Sterling has told Liverpool he will not go on their pre-season tour and a third bid is now expected from Manchester City that will be close to £50million.

Tottenham are ready to defy Southampton by confirming £11.5m Toby Alderweireld as their player within the next 72 hours despite the Saints’ legal threats.

Leicester are trying to sign Caen star N’Golo Kante – despite not having a manager in place. City, who fired Nigel Pearson earlier this month, have offered £6m for the defensive midfielder.

Besiktas are bidding to test Chelsea’s insistence that Loic Remy is not for sale. The Turkish club are seeking a season-long loan with a view to a permanent deal for the 28-year-old striker.

Atletico Madrid have completed the signing of Villarreal striker Luciano Vietto, reportedly a target for Liverpool and Manchester United.

Everton have made an £8milion bid for Crystal Palace defender Scott Dann.

Crystal Palace will have to shatter their wage structure to give Yohan Cabaye a £100,000-a-week contract.

Manchester United are closing in on the £12million capture of Italy international Matteo Darmian.

Jose Mourinho has been knocked back in a £20m move for Real Madrid star Isco.

Newcastle have stepped up their interest in Georginio Wijnaldum – but now face competition from Everton.

Fenerbahce have stepped up their efforts to sign Robin van Persie from Manchester United.

Raheem Sterling has told Liverpool that he does not wish to go on the club’s pre-season tour.

Fluminense forward Kenedy had a medical in London on Tuesday night ahead of his proposed £6.3m move to Chelsea; he had also been monitored by Manchester United.

Former Reading and Crystal Palace winger Jimmy Kebe is to have a trial with Mallorca; the 31-year-old is a free agent after his Palace contract was cancelled in January.

Sunderland have tabled an offer of £9m for Dynamo Kiev striker Jeremain Lens. Dick Advocaat is keen to bolster his strike-force on Wearside.

West Ham have failed in a bid to sign Rennes winger Paul-Georges Ntep, who would prefer a move to a Champions League club.

QPR’s move for Lazio midfielder Ravel Morrison is on hold. The Championship club are understood to have reservations about the player’s character while Lazio want to assess him in training.

Arsenal are interested in signing Angel Di Maria.

Crystal Palace have moved a significant step closer to signing Yohan Cabaye after agreeing a £12.8m fee with Paris Saint-Germain for the France international.

Manchester United are closing in on the signing of right-sided defender Matteo Darmian after discussions with Italian club Torino reached an advanced stage.

Micah Richards has revealed that Fabian Delph has asked his advice about joining Manchester City.

Aston Villa are stepping up their pursuit of Nice left-back Jordan Amavi.

Manchester City have cooled their interest in Paul Pogba in the face of astronomical demands from the player and his club Juventus.

Mohamed Salah will meet with Chelsea today to decide his future.

Manchester United are set to snap up Italy defender Matteo Darmian for £12m from Torino.

Real Madrid have rejected Chelsea’s £20m offer to sign Spain international Isco.

Raheem Sterling has refused to go on Liverpool’s pre-season tour as he looks to force a move to Manchester City.

Vincent Kompany claims Manchester City risk falling further behind their rivals unless they buy big this summer.

Tottenham expect to complete the signing of Toby Alderweireld this week with a legal threat from Southampton set to fall on deaf ears.

Alex Neil has been told it will cost promoted Norwich £9m to prise Robbie Brady away from relegated Hull.

Gonzalo Higuain has told Napoli he wants to leave the club this summer amid reports Arsenal are lining-up a £43m bid for the striker.

Manchester United will finally sign Valencia defender Nicholas Otamendi; United have been targeting the 27-year-old centre-back for much of the summer.

Belgian striker Christian Benteke will hold talks with Tim Sherwood on Wednesday and reiterate his desire to quit Aston Villa this summer.

Manchester City are ready to abandon their pursuit of Paul Pogba due to the cost of the £100m-plus package to sign the Juventus midfielder.

West Ham have rejected a £5.5m bid for Stewart Downing.