Transfer rumours: Friday July 20 - Sunderland, Spurs, Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Stoke, QPR, Southampton

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SUNDERLAND are being linked with a permanent move for former loan striker Nicklas Bendtner today, though all is quiet on the Newcastle front. Others making the headlines include Spurs, Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Stoke, QPR and Southampton.

Sunderland are being linked with a move for Arsenal striker Nicklas Bendtner, who spend last season on loan at the Stadium of Light. (caughtoffside.com)

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has revealed the Spanish giants will not pay more than £27m for Luka Modric despite Spurs revealing they will let the Croatian leave for £35m. (Daily Mirror)

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Spurs are eyeing Spanish midfielder Santi Cazorla as a replacement for Modric should the Croatian leave White Hart Lane. (Talksport)

Tottenham have also begun negotiations to bring Lyon and France goalkeeper Hugo Lloris to White Hart Lane, but the move has stalled as the French club are demanding £16m. (Mirror)

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger will send his scouts to watch Brazilian midfielder Ganso in their London 2012 warm-up game with Team GB on Friday. (Mirror)

But Wenger will refuse to sell star striker Robin van Persie, 28, to rivals Manchester United. (The Sun)

Qatari side Al-Sadd hope to beat Zenit St Petersburg to the signature of Arsenal’s Andrey Arshavin. (Daily Mail)

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers is set to raid his old club Swansea for £15m-rated midfielder Joe Allen. (Daily Star)

However, Arsenal have lined up Spanish striker Fernando Llorente if Van Persie fails to sign a new deal with the club. (Daily Mail)

Chelsea are set to land another Hazard this summer as they look to sign Eden’s younger brother Thorgan, 19, from Lens. (Metro)

Southampton boss Nigel Adkins is lining up an ambitious swoop for PSV attacker Jeremain Lens, but the Premier League new boys might have to break their transfer record for the second time this summer. (Daily Star)

Stoke City have agreed a £1.6m deal to sign Houston Dynamo defender Geoff Cameron though he has still to get international clearance and agree terms. (The Sun)

QPR are trying to secure a work permit for Junior Hoilett before completing the Canadian’s signing from Blackburn.(Daily Mail)

Tottenham have been challenged by Emmanuel ­Adebayor’s advisors to improve their contract offer to the Manchester City striker. (Evening Standard)