Newcastle, Sunderland and Norwich to fight for Aston Villa’s Weimann and Spurs could sign David Villa

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ASTON Villa won’t let Andreas Weimann go without a fight.

Villa will offer Weimann, 21, a bumper pay-rise this week to fend off interest from Newcastle, Sunderland and Norwich – Full story: Daily Mirror

Sunderland are close to agreeing a four-year contract with Basel midfielder Cabral, 24, who is out of contract next month – Full story: Daily Mail

Tottenham have opened talks over a £10m move for Barcelona striker David Villa, 31, and have renewed their interest in 23-year-old Leandro Damiao, a long-term target – Full story: Daily Mail

Russian midfielder Andrey Arshavin, 31, who is a free agent after his £90,000-a-week Arsenal contract expired at the end of the season, is a target for former club Zenit St Petersburg – Full story: Daily Mirror

Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois, 21, says he wants to remain on loan at Atletico Madrid for “one more year” before competing for the number one jersey with Petr Cech, 31, at Stamford Bridge – Full story: Metro

Fulham are lining up a loan deal for Marseille midfielder Morgan Amalfitano, 28 – Full story: Daily Mail

Queens Park Rangers playmaker Adel Taarabt, 24, could be on his way out of Loftus Road – with United Arab Emirates side Al Ain plotting a move – Full story: Daily Mirror

West Brom are considering a move for 27-year-old Anderlecht striker Dieumerci Mbokani – Full story: The Sun

Celtic are close to signing Bulgarian winger Aleksandar Tonev, 23, from Lech Poznan in an £8m deal – Full story: Daily Record