The round-up of transfer gossip for Wednesday July 11th
Tottenham are close to a deal to sign France international goalkeeper Hugo Lloris from Lyon - but they will need to raise their offer by £3m to about £15m.
Liverpool are prepared to accept a £20m loss on striker Andy Carroll this summer. However, with little optimism at Anfield that he could command even a price of £15m, a loan deal for the 23-year-old remains most likely.
West Ham hope midfielder Kevin Nolan - a close friend of Andy Carroll's - can persuade the Liverpool striker to move to Upton Park on loan.
But England striker Carroll will oppose attempts to send him out on loan next season as he would rather fight for his place at Anfield and prove he has the ability to play in a Brendan Rodgers side.
Midfielder Yaya Toure has rejected a shock return to Barcelona and pledged his future to Manchester City. But the Blues could still lose Toure's fellow midfielder David Silva, with Real Madrid refusing to give up hope of signing the Spanish international.
QPR goalkeeper Paddy Kenny will link up with Neil Warnock for a third time after agreeing a £400,000 move to Leeds.
Barcelona are considering a move for Newcastle's 26-year-old French international midfielder Yohan Cabaye.
Fiorentina want £20m for forward Stefan Jovetic, in hope that it will put off Arsenal and Chelsea.
Hamburg are weighing up a move for forward Rafael van der Vaart, 29, as Tottenham manager Andre Villas-Boas prepares to sanction the sale of the Netherlands international.
Former Wigan striker Hugo Rodallega, 26, is close to signing for Fulham on a free transfer despite interest from Everton.
AC Milan have revived their bid to sign Manchester City striker Carlos Tevez.
Newcastle target Vurnon Anita has been told he can leave Ajax this summer - if the Magpies pay the Dutch champions £8m.
However, Newcastle are only willing to pay Ajax £6m for Anita, who is desperate for the clubs to come to an agreement.
Liverpool are lining up a £7m move for Celtic's 23-year-old midfielder Ki Sung-Yueng.
Wolves pair Steven Fletcher and Matt Jarvis can leave the relegated club - but only for "once-in-a-lifetime offers".
Hull boss Steve Bruce could raid old club Sunderland for midfielders Ahmed Elmohamady and David Meyler.
Chelsea manager Roberto Di Matteo is ready to let defender Nathaniel Chalobah, 17, go out on loan to the Championship after impressing for England at the European under-19 finals.
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