What the media says . . .
Liverpool have been told that only an “obscene” offer will be enough to land Uruguay striker Luis Suarez from Ajax. The Reds are now likely to make Anderlecht’s Romelu Lukaku their primary target. - talkSPORT
Real Madrid boss Jose Mourinho is preparing a substantial bid for Arsenal striker Robin Van Persie as he looks to address his lack of effective striking options. - Caught Offside
Fulham are ready to swoop for Southampton’s highly rated teenage midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, with his proposed £10m switch to Arsenal on the verge of breaking down. - Goal.com
Tottenham are locked in a battle with Benfica to clinch the signing of Marseille defender Taye Taiwo. The Nigerian international, valued at £5m, has also been targeted by Everton. - talkSPORT
Newcastle and Tottenham are lining up as suitors for Italian World Cup winner Mauro Camoranesi, with Stuttgart having confirmed the 34-year-old midfielder is surplus to requirements. - Metro