TRANSFER RUMOURS: Friday, August 10 -Modric, Real Madrid, Spurs, Chelsea, Hulk, Joe Allen, Liverpool, Sneijder, De Jong, Juventus, Azpilicueta.

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Luka Modric is being forced to train on his own at Tottenham’s training ground, but Real Madrid could be cooling their interest in the 26-year-old Croatian midfielder – Full story: Daily Mirror

Chelsea are turning their attention to Napoli’s Edinson Cavani, 25, after losing out to Zenit St Petersburg for 26-year-old Porto striker Hulk – Full story: Daily Star

Joe Allen watched Liverpool’s Europa League defeat of FC Gomel from the Anfield directors’ box ahead of the 22-year-old midfielder’s £15m move from Swansea City – Full story: Daily Mail

Dutch international Wesley Sneidjer is urging Inter Milan to buy his team-mate, 27-year-old defender Nigel de Jong, from Manchester City – Full story: Metro

Chelsea are looking at Juventus right back Stephan Lichtsteiner, 28, after their move for 22-year-old Spanish defender Cesar Azpilicueta of Marseilles stalled – Full story: Daily Mirror

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