Transfer rumours: Thursday, June 28 - Sunderland ready to offload players, Chelsea, Man City, Liverpool, Ajax star’s move to Spurs in doubt

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Sunderland want to offload Ahmed Elmohamady and George McCartney to West Ham by the end of the month – Full story: Shields Gazette

Chelsea are closing in on Fiorentina striker Stevan Jovetic, 22, after being told they can have him for £25m – Full story: Daily Star

Napoli have told Manchester City and Chelsea to forget about signing Uruguay striker Edinson Cavani, 25 – Full story: the Sun

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United Arab Emirates club Al-Shabab say they have no interest in signing striker Michael Owen after his release by Manchester United – claiming he is “on the downhill” – Full story: Daily Mirror

Tottenham could ease the pain of losing Luka Modric to Real Madrid by signing Turkey midfielder Nuri Sahin, 23, in part exchange – Full story: Daily Mail

Ajax defender Jan Vertonghen’s hopes of a £9.5m move to Tottenham are fading because of a clause in his contract entitling him to 15 per cent of the transfer fee – Full story: the Sun

Borussia Dortmund’s Lukasz Piszczek is top of Chelsea manager Roberto Di Matteo’s shopping list for a new right-back – Full story: Metro

Liverpool are ready to make a move to sign Ivorian striker Lacina Traore, 22, from Russian club Kuban Krasnodar – Full story: