TRANSFER RUMOURS - Friday, March 16: Newcastle, Graeme Sounness, Drogba/Man City, Spurs, Liverpool, Arsenal

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Newcastle are monitoring free-scoring Huddersfield striker Jordan Rhodes, 22. Full story: Caught Offside

Newcastle midfielder Danny Guthrie, 24, has revealed that talks over a new deal will be left until the summer, although it is believed Aston Villa are keen to sign him. Full story: Shields Gazette

Juventus are thought to have set aside £30m for a big summer signing, with strikers Robin van Persie, 28, and Luis Suarez, 25, rumoured to be on their wanted list. Full story: talkSPORT

West Brom boss Roy Hodgson wants a quick resolution to negotiations over the long-term future of key defender Jonas Olsson – Sky Sports

Dimitar Berbatov has told Sir Alex Ferguson he is unhappy with his role as a squad player at Old Trafford. Full story: Independent

Fulham have opened talks with playmaker Moussa Dembele, 24, in attempt to prevent interest from Tottenham, Liverpool and Arsenal. Full story: Daily Mail

Pavel Pogrebnyak says he would like to stay in London beyond the summer but has denied having already held talks with Fulham about an extension of his contract at Craven Cottage – Sky Sports

Bolton must wait for Fifa to sanction a deal for Scotland Under-21 left-winger Gregg Wylde, who had his contract cancelled at Rangers following the Glasgow club’s financial problems. Full story: Daily Mirror

Tomas Rosicky has revealed he turned down big-money offers from Russia and China to sign a new deal with Arsenal – The Sun

Meanwhile former Gers manager Graeme Souness could make a surprise return to Ibrox in either a coaching or boardroom role if his friend Brian Kennedy is able to buy the club. Full story: Metro

Veteran Chelsea striker Didier Drogba, 34, has revealed his desire to stay at Stamford Bridge “for as long as possible”. Full story: Evening Standard

Manchester City are reportedly eyeing 29-year-old Ivory Coast defensive midfielder Jean-Jacques Gosso, who currently plays for Turkish club Orduspor. Full story: Inside Futbol

Yesterday’s transfer rumours