Madrid make final offer for Modric

Madrid make final offer for Modric

Published Aug. 15, 2012 1:00 a.m. ET

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...


Robin van Persie is close to a sensational £20million move after Arsenal officially began talks with Manchester United.

Roy Hodgson last night dropped an amazing clanger after claiming he hopes the FA clear John Terry.


David Sullivan says West Ham bid £17million for Andy Carroll because they want to build their team around him.

Manchester United boss has won a major signing battle with rivals Manchester City by landing young Chilean striker Angelo Henriquez.

Marseille want Gael Kakuta to be part of any deal with Chelsea for defender Cesar Azpilicueta.

Swansea boss Michael Laudrup has made an improved offer for Bolton midfielder Mark Davies.

Aston Villa's forgotten man Jean Makoun is off to French side Rennes on the cheap.

Norwich have told Birmingham to double their initial offer for James Vaughan.

Huddersfield will have to wait to sign striker Simon Church on loan from Reading.


Roy Hodgson wants John Terry to be cleared by the FA.

Arsenal's £22million asking price for Robin van Persie has yet to be met by any club.

Everton boss David Moyes is ready to spend £5.3million on Olympiacos striker Kevin Mirallas.

Wolves have rejected an improved £13million bid from Sunderland for striker Steven Fletcher.

West Brom boss Steve Clarke believes Jonas Olsson will stay at the club.

West Ham are poised to make a move for Sevilla defender Federico Fazio.

Manchester United are on the brink of signing Chilean striker Angelo Henriquez.

QPR striker Jay Bothroyd could be set for a move to Sheffield Wednesday.

Hull are set to raid Doncaster for James Coppinger.

Reading striker Simon Church is set to move to Huddersfield on loan.


England manager Roy Hodgson has risked the wrath of his employers by publicly outlining his support for Chelsea captain John Terry, who is preparing to defend himself against an FA charge of abusing QPR defender Anton Ferdinand.

Manchester United were last night in talks with Arsenal over an improved offer they hope will clinch the deal to sign Robin van Persie.

Manchester City have hatched an audacious plan to build up a reserve of English talent and are lining up bids for as many as five of the country's top young players.

Everton are ready to reinvest £5.3million from the sale of Jack Rodwell by completing a shock deal for Olympiacos striker Kevin Mirallas.

Sunderland boss Martin O'Neill is still interested in Tottenham striker Jermain Defoe and Manchester City midfielder James Milner.

West Ham have failed to sign Clint Dempsey from Fulham.

Norwich are keen on former Manchester City left-back Javier Garrido.

Blackburn want to sign Arsenal striker Marouane Chamakh on a six-month loan.

Middlesbrough are set to sign free agent Ricardo Fuller.

Wolves are in talks with Fulham over a loan deal for goalkeeper David Stockdale.

Huddersfield are signing Reading striker Simon Church on loan.


Roy Hodgson has expressed his hope that John Terry will beat a Football Association charge and "be free to play for England".

Frank Lampard called on Chelsea to renew talks about a new contract after revealing last night that he wants to finish his career with the club.

Newcastle have agreed a fee of close to £7million with Ajax for Holland international Vurnon Anita.


Roy Hodgson is hoping the FA don't hit John Terry with a ban so the defender can continue his England career.

Real Madrid have made a final take-it-or-leave-it offer for Tottenham midfielder Luka Modric.

Wolves have warned Sunderland to put up or shut up if they want to sign Steven Fletcher.

Tony Pulis is still determined to lure Michael Owen to Stoke and is ready to offload fringe players to land the former England striker.

El-Hadji Diouf will be handed a 12-month deal at Leeds.


Frank Lampard urged Chelsea last night to offer him a new contract so that he can end his career at Stamford Bridge.

Everton are ready to reinvest a significant proportion of the proceeds from the sale of Jack Rodwell by signing Kevin Mirallas from Olympiacos for £6million.

Nuri Sahin is expected to decide whether to join Liverpool or Arsenal on a season-long loan from Real Madrid by the end of the week.

Southampton are keen to sign Bologna winger Gaston Ramirez.


The prospective transfer of Robin van Persie to Manchester United took a significant step forward yesterday when negotiations resumed between the Premier League rivals.


Manchester United will hold firm on their valuation of Robin van Persie but remain convinced the player will join them before the transfer window closes at the end of this month.