Chelsea to sign Eto’o, Fabregas back on Manchester United radar and Arsenal find Cabaye alternative

Transfer rumours.
Transfer rumours.

Chelsea want to sign two players before the transfer window closes, while Arsenal may have found an alternative to Newcastle United’s Yohan Cabaye.

According to reports in today’s newspapers, transfer business is set to heat up ahead of Monday’s 11pm deadline.

And with Chelsea having seemingly missed out on Wayne Rooney and the Gunners having signed just one player so far this summer, they appear set to be busier than most.

Chelsea are hopeful of concluding deals for veteran striker Samuel Eto’o from Anzhi Makhachkala and Christian Atsu from Porto – Daily Express

Eto’o could be unveiled as a Chelsea player as early as today – Mundo Deportivo (in Spanish)

Arsenal are ready to move for St Etienne midfielder Josuha Guilavogui if they miss out on Newcastle’s Cabaye – Daily Mail

Manchester United are ready to return to Everton with a £38m double offer for Fellaini and Baines – Daily Mirror

The Red Devils could return with a new bid for Barcelona midfielder Cesc Fabregas before the window closes – The Sun

Newcastle have launched a bid to bring Demba Ba back to Tyneside from Chelsea – Daily Mirror

Tottenham Hotspur are keen to continue strengthening their squad and are targeting a move for Man United striker Javier Hernandez, but will have to pay £15m to land him – Daily Mirror

Rennes are set to rival Sunderland for the signature of left-back Cheikh M’Bengue – talkSPORT

Interest from Barcelona could scupper any move from West Ham United to sign Oscar Cordozo – talkSPORT

West Bromwich Albion are considering loaning Stoke goalkeeper Jack Butland after Ben Foster was ruled out for three months – The Sun

Stoke have agreed a fee with Werder Bremen for Germany striker Aaron Hunt, and are waiting to hear if he wants to join them – Stoke Sentinel