TRANSFER RUMOURS June 6: Cats keen on Fernandes and Agbonlahor, Newcastle, Man Utd, Baines, Modric, Cole, Van persie, Murphy, Liverpool.

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QPR and Sunderland are keen on 26-year-old former Everton and Portsmouth midfielder Manuel Fernandes, who is now a free agent – Daily Mail

Sunderland are hoping Aston Villa boss Paul Lambert’s interest in Norwich frontman Grant Holt will help allow striker Gabriel Agbonlahor, 25, to leave Villa Park for the Stadium of Light – Shields Gazette

Alan Pardew has lined up another Senegalese striker, Copenhagen’s 27-year-old Dame N’Doye, if Demba Ba quits Newcastle this summer – Daily Star

Brazil-born FC Twente star Douglas, 24, has indicated that Newcastle are on his trail - but claimed a “bigger” club are also after his services – BBC

Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson lines up moves for Everton and England left-back Leighton Baines and Tottenham midfielder Luka Modric after signing Japan midfielder Shinji Kagawa for an initial £12m – Daily Mirror

However, Italian club Napoli are also showing interesting in Baines, 27, who is valued at around £20m – Daily Mail

West Ham boss Sam Allardyce wants to sign Wolves winger Michael Kightly, 26 – Daily Mirror

Midfielder Joe Cole, 30, will be heading back to Liverpool after his loan spell in France, according to Lille coach Rudi Garcia – Metro

Arsenal chief executive Ivan Gazidis admits 28-year-old Robin van Persie’s contract saga could drag on all summer – the Sun

Team-mate Andre Santos has cast further doubt on Van Persie’s future by suggesting the club captain’s mind has been affected by the interest of other clubs – Daily Telegraph

Danny Murphy, 35, is set to sign a new deal at Fulham despite being on the Premier League’s ‘free transfer’ list last week – Daily Star

Swansea midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson, 22, says he does not expect to stay at the club next season and admits he is considering following Brendan Rodgers to Liverpool – Daily Mail

Yesterday’s Transfer Rumours