Newcastle line up Wigan midfielder to replace Arsenal-bound Cabaye as Manchester United get set to bid for Chelsea’s Luiz

Transfer rumours.
Transfer rumours.

ACCORDING to reports Newcastle Boss Alan Pardew knows who he wants to replace Yohan Cabaye.

Pardew has lined up Wigan midfielder James McCarthy, 22, to replace Cabaye should the 27-year-old France midfielder join Arsenal – Full story: Daily Mirror

Aston Villa and Southampton are both considering bids to sign Porto and Senegal defender Abdoulaye Ba, 22, on loan –

Full Story: Daily Mail

Swansea City have reportedly tabled a £2.5m bid for Getafe striker Alvaro Vazquez, 22 – Full story: South Wales Evening Post

Manager David Moyes is considering a move for Porto defender Eliaquim Mangala, 22, as he looks to strengthen his Manchester United defence before next Monday’s transfer deadline – Full story: Metro

Meanwhile, after fighting off approaches from Chelsea for strlker Wayne Rooney, 27, Moyes is set to turn the tables with a £30m offer for versatile Brazilian David Luiz – Full story: Daily Mirror

Crystal Palace have joined Everton in a battle to sign Queens Park Rangers midfielder Joey Barton, 30, and have been told he is available for a £3m fee – Full story: The Sun (subscription only)

Anzhi Makhachkala’s Samuel Eto’o is set to turn down Inter Milan to secure a reunion with Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho, under whom the 32-year-old striker won the Champions League with the Italian giants in 2010 – Full story: The Times

Roma have held discussions over a possible loan switch involving two left-backs – Tottenham’s Benoit Assou-Ekotto, 29, and Italy international Federico Balzaretti, 31 – Full story: Daily Mail

West Ham are close to signing Honduras international striker Roger Rojas, 23, on loan from Club Deportivo Olimpia – Full story: Daily Mirror

Manchester City have agreed a £4m deal in principle with Atletico Madrid to sign Argentina centre-back Martin Demichelis, 32 – Full story: Goal.com

Meanwhile, City will turn to Valencia’s Adil Ramil, 27, to solve their defensive problems if they are priced out of a move for Demichelis – Full story: Daily Star