Today's paper rumour gossip round-up is rather glad silly season is finally over.
Zenit St Petersburg have launched a bid for Manchester United winger Nani, 25.
West Ham are ready to try to steal in ahead of Liverpool and Arsenal to sign Fulham striker Clint Dempsey, 29.
Meanwhile, the Craven Cottage club have rejected a "very low" bid from Manchester United for midfielder Moussa Dembele, 25.
Toulouse defender Cheikh M'Bengue, 24, has revealed he is wanted by Arsenal.
Stoke have joined Everton in the hunt for Liverpool midfielder Charlie Adam, 26.
Everton will loan midfielder Ross Barkley, 18, to Championship side Sheffield Wednesday so he can gain first-team experience.
Blackburn have increased their offer for Huddersfield striker Jordan Rhodes, 22.
Striker Kevin Mirallas, 24, will have a medical at Everton this weekend before completing a £5.3m move from Olympiacos.
Tottenham have enquired about signing Man City and England winger Adam Johnson, but face competition from Sunderland and West Ham.
Full story: The Times
Theo Walcott has still not signed a new Arsenal contract, sparking fears he could follow Robin van Persie out of the door.
West Ham manager Sam Allardyce is considering making a fourth bid for Wolves winger Matt Jarvis.
Wigan striker Conor Sammon is on his way to Derby for £1.2m.
Stoke manager Tony Pulis says he may have to sell two strikers in order to clinch the signing of Michael Owen on a free.
Bologna have ruled out winger Gaston Ramirez moving to Southampton for £11.8m, saying it will take £16m to prise him away.
Full story: the Times
Source: BBC Sport