Arsenal in double striker swoop as hopes of signing Suarez from Liverpool fade

Transfer rumours.
Transfer rumours.

ARSENAL are making the transfer headlines today as their striker search goes on.

The Gunners have been linked with a host of forwards this summer.

And the Daily Mirror reports that Arsenal are considering moves for Swansea attacking midfielder Michu, 27, and Manchester City striker Edin Dzeko, 27, as their hopes of signing Liverpool forward Luis Suarez, 26, fade.

The Mirror also says Liverpool are targeting Anzhi Makhachkala midfielder Willian, 25, as a potential marquee signing this summer.

Brazilian Willian joined Anzhi Makhachkala from Shakhtar Donetsk in January in a £30m deal

Other transfer stories:

Manchester City are preparing to make a final £20m bid to sign Real Madrid’s 30-year-old defender Pepe. Full story: Daily Mail

Chelsea are considering a move for Anzhi Makhachkala striker Samuel Eto’o, 32, as they look to land a striker. Blues boss Jose Mourinho worked with the Cameroon international while at Inter Milan. Full story: Guardian

Manchester United’s hierarchy will risk keeping an unhappy player by insisting that striker Wayne Rooney, 27, will not be sold to Chelsea no matter how much money the London club offer. Full story: Guardian

Napoli are preparing a late bid for Bayern Munich midfielder Luiz Gustavo. The 26-year-old is set to announce his future plans on Wednesday, with Arsenal one of the clubs interested in his signature. Full story: Daily Mail

Serie A side Juventus could sell right-back Stephan Lichtsteiner, 29, to Arsenal as they look to raise funds for Ajax midfielder Christian Eriksen, 21, who has been a target for Liverpool and Tottenham. Full story; Daily Express

Tottenham midfielder Scott Parker, 32, is set to join QPR within 48 hours after the two clubs agreed a £3.5m fee. Full story: Daily Telegraph

QPR goalkeeper Julio Cesar, 33, is confident of securing a move away from the Championship club before the transfer window closes. Full story: London Evening Standard