TOTTENHAM Hotspur are confident Gareth Bale will commit his future to the club.
The winger has been the focus of intense transfer speculation, with Manchester United and Real Madrid linked with huge moves for the Welshman.
But the Daily Mirror reports today that Spurs are confident Bale will commit his future to the club next month by signing a new deal that will pay him £170,000 a week.
It’s quiet on the Newcastle United and Sunderland front, but other transfer stories today include:
Outgoing interim Chelsea manager Rafael Benitez says Jose Mourinho will have £100m to spend this summer when he returns to Stamford Bridge. Full story: the Sun
Tottenham are close to completing a deal for Barcelona striker David Villa, 31. Full story: talkSPORT
West Ham have asked Chelsea if they can take £20m-rated striker Romelu Lukaku, 20, on loan next season. The Belgian spent this season on loan at West Brom. Full story: Daily Mail
Manchester United face competition from Bayer Leverkusen as they target a move for £25m-rated Benfica midfielder Nicolas Gaitan, 25. Full story: Daily Express
Stoke are monitoring Granada left-back Guilherme Siqueira, 27, as Tony Pulis looks to bolster his defence. Full story: talkSPORT
Arsenal, Tottenham and Fulham are tracking Watford striker Matej Vydra, 21, who has yet to decided whether to return to parent club Udinese, stay at Watford or move elsewhere. Full story: Daily Express
West Brom boss Steve Clarke is offering Wigan striker Franco Di Santo, 24, a chance to stay in the Premier League. Full story: Daily Mirror
Christian Benteke’s agent has hinted the Belgian striker, 22, expects a bumper pay day for saving Aston Villa from relegation, or he will look to move elsewhere. Full story: Metro
Tottenham winger Aaron Lennon, 26, is a transfer target for Inter Milan. Full story: Daily Mirror