Transfer Rumours August 12: Newcastle, Sunderland, Manchester City, Stoke, Everton, Manchester United, Chelsea, Liverool, Aston Villa, Arsenal, Fulham, QPR, West Ham, Blackpool

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NEWCASTLE have been linked with a move a Swedish forward, while it’s all quiet on the Sunderland front. Manchester pair United and City, Aresnal, Fulham, Everton, QPR, Blackpool, Chelsea, Aston Villa and Stoke are also in the news.

Newcastle United are monitoring PSV Eindhoven striker Ola Toivonen. The Sweden forward, 26, is valued at £8m – Full story: the Sun

Manchester City are ready to launch a bid for Everton’s Jack Rodwell, but Manchester United and Chelsea are also interested in the 21-year-old midfielder – Full story: Sunday Mirror

Roberto di Matteo has dismissed speculation that Daniel Sturridge, 22, could be leaving Chelsea – Full story: talkSPORT

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Stoke City’s bid to sign Michael Owen appears to be faltering with the club and the 32-year-old former England striker a long way from agreeing terms – Full story: Sunday Telegraph

Manchester United and Chelsea have missed out on Argentine Lucas Ocampos, 18, who will join AS Monaco from River Plate – Full story:

Stoke City want to buy 32-year-old Aston Villa defender Richard Dunne for £3m – Full story: Daily Star

Liverpool are still interested in signing Arsenal’s England winger Theo Walcott, 23, with Brendan Rodgers keen to add pace and width to his squad – Full story: Metro

Meanwhile, the Reds will offer midfielder Charlie Adam, 26, to Fulham as part of their transfer package to bring in 29-year-old Clint Dempsey – Full story: Mail on Sunday

QPR want experienced defender William Gallas, who has been told he can leave Spurs – Full story: the People

But Rangers will not be loaning out midfielder Joey Barton, with Blackpool turning down the chance to sign the 29-year-old for a season – Full story: Sunday Mirror

West Ham have been alerted by the news that contract talks have collapsed between Sporting Lisbon and midfielder Adrien Silva, 23, whom they hope to sign for around £2m – Full story: Daily Star