Valencia sets sights on Torres

BY foxsports • July 31, 2013

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...

Tottenham want Luka Modric from Real Madrid as part of the world record deal for Gareth Bale.

Meanwhile, Spurs are in talks with Cardiff City who want to sign 21-year-old central defender Steven Caulker.

Arsenal will have to pay £55m if they still want Liverpool's Luis Suarez after the striker dropped his pursuit of arbitration as a means of leaving for less.

Queens Park Rangers midfielder Joey Barton wants to play for boyhood heroes Everton and is willing to take a 50 per cent pay cut to make the move happen.

Liverpool have made a fresh approach for Schalke's central defender Kyriakos Papadopoulos.

Sunderland are closing in on the £1.25m signing of winger Charis Mavrias, 19, from Panithinaikos, paving the way for James McClean to join Celtic.

Former manager Fabio Capello has warned that England will never win the World Cup - because the players are always "running on empty" after a long season with no winter break.

Daniel Levy will reject any Real Madrid players being used in the deal for Spurs star Gareth Bale who he now values at £125m.

Meanwhile, Real Madrid legend Zinedine Zidane has pleaded with Spurs: Let Gareth Bale talk to us or he may not get another chance.

Chelsea have told German champions Bayern Munich that it will cost them £60m to sign Brazil star David Luiz.

West Ham are set to make a move for Sporting Lisbon's former Chelsea defender Khalid Boulahrouz, but will have a £5m bid for Norwich's Scotland winger Robert Snodgrass rejected.

Reading boss Nigel Adkins wants to sign Cardiff striker Etien Velikonja on loan, while frontman Simon Church is in talks with Charlton after being released by the Royals.

Wigan have made a £500,000 bid for unwanted Norwich City defender Leon Barnett.

Zinedine Zidane has told Tottenham: Don't deny Gareth Bale the chance to fulfil his Real Madrid dream.

Manchester United have been accused of fleecing their fans by becoming the first British club to make it pay-per-view to watch a game.

Everton are preparing a £15m offer for Wigan's James McCarthy despite being told the 22-year-old midfielder will cost £20m.

West Ham want to sign striker Loic Remy from QPR and will revive their interest in Chelsea's Demba Ba if Remy is unwilling to move.

Hull City boss Steve Bruce is leading a six-way race to sign former Manchester City midfielder Abdisalam Ibrahim.

Lyon striker Bafetimbi Gomis claims he has agreed terms on a move to Newcastle - but the French side will refuse to lower their £9m asking price.

Gareth Bale will report back to training today as Real Madrid keep up their seduction, with Zinedine Zidane claiming the player should be allowed to leave Tottenham and follow his dreams.

If Bale does move then Spurs could join north London neighbors Arsenal in the pursuit of Liverpool striker Luis Suarez.

Valencia are planning an audacious move for Chelsea striker Fernando Torres with Roberto Soldado set to join Spurs.

Cardiff City have made an £8m bid for Spurs defender Steven Caulker.

Arsenal striker Nicklas Bendtner is a target for European sides Malaga, Hamburg and FC Twente.

QPR are in talks with Dinamo Moscow over the £1.5m sale of left-back Armand Traore, with French side Bordeaux also interested.

Real Madrid have indicated they will break the bank if necessary to get Gareth Bale as Zinedine Zidane cranked up the pressure on Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy to sell.

Liverpool face fierce competition from Borussia Dortmund for the signature of 23-year-old Rubin Kazan forward Salomon Rondon.

The Reds have agreed a loan deal for Benfica left-back Lorenzo Melgarejo with a view to a permanent £8.5m transfer.

Gareth Bale will report to Tottenham Hotspur's training ground in turmoil today as the prospect of a world-record £85million transfer to Real Madrid threatens to boil over into acrimony.

Bayern Munich boss Pep Guardiola has ruled out a move for Chelsea defender David Luiz.

Stoke will send England international keeper Jack Butland out on loan this season as they become increasingly confident Asmir Begovic will stay.

Liverpool have taken the unusual step of issuing employees with a list of explicitly unacceptable language to be eradicated on a matchday.

Tottenham Hotspur will reluctantly agree to sell Gareth Bale to Real Madrid as long as Luka Modric is included in what would be a world-record transfer deal.

Meanwhile, Spurs look to have edged ahead of Roma in the race to sign Steaua Bucharest defender Vlad Chiriches who is valued at £6.8m.

Liverpool defender Martin Skrtel is set for talks with Napoli, now managed by former Reds boss Rafael Benitez.

Striker Luis Suarez has not requested Premier League intervention in his contract dispute with Liverpool, one week on from Arsenal's club record bid of £40,000,001 for the Uruguay international.

English football has been warned it has allowed one of its major clubs to be exploited as a "branding vehicle" by an international regime accused of human rights abuses after a trial in Abu Dhabi, a country ruled by Manchester City's owner and his brothers, was widely denounced as repressive, involving torture, and "fundamentally unfair".