TRANSFER RUMOURS: Thursday, Aug 9 -Sunderland, Richardson, Van Persie, Man Utd, Johnson, Liverpool, Real Madrid, Spurs.

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Queens Park Rangers have lodged bids for two former Manchester United players, Roma defender Gabriel Heinze and Sunderland full-back Kieran Richardson – Full story: Metro

Arsenal will not sell Robin van Persie, 29, for less than £20m and will demand an extra £5m if Manchester United make an offer for the striker – Full story: Daily Mirror

Manchester United’s pursuit of Lucas Moura is over after the 19-year-old Brazilian agreed a four-and-a-half year deal with Paris Saint Germain – Full story: Daily Mail

Brendan Rodgers is close to reuniting with Joe Allen after Liverpool trigger a £15m buy-out clause in the 22-year-old’s Swansea City contract – Full story: The Guardian

Liverpool are asking for Adam Johnson on loan in addition to a fee of £23m for Daniel Agger from Manchester City – Full story: Daily Mirror

AC Milan are set to rival Arsenal and Liverpool for the services of Real Madrid midfielder Nuri Sahin, 23, who Jose Mourinho is allowing to leave on loan – Full story: talkSPORT

Athletic Bilbao striker Fernando Llorente has turned down a new contract, putting Chelsea and Liverpool on alert for the 27-year-old – Full story: Metro

Tottenham are being linked with a move for Partizan Belgrade midfielder Mohamed Kamara – Full story: talkSPORT

Blackburn Rovers manager Steve Kean says he is close to securing a loan deal for Turkey international striker Colin Kazim-Richards, 25, currently with Galatasaray – Full story: Lancashire Telegraph

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