TRANSFER RUMOURS - Thursday, March 22: Chelsea in for Newcastle’s Demba Ba?, Krasic, Spurs, Real Madrid, Baggio, WBA, Foster, Birmingham, Norwich

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Chelsea will look to lure Newcastle United striker Demba Ba to Stamford Bridge this summer in an effort to give themselves more options up front – Caught offside

Blackburn’s Junior Hoilett, 21, has been warned by manager Steve Kean that he might not be as big a star at another club, as Arsenal, Newcastle and Bayern Munich track him – Daily Mirror

Hoffenheim sporting director Ernst Tanner says the club have yet to receive an offer from Swansea for loan star Gylfi Sigurdsson – SKy Sports

West Bromwich Albion have told Birmingham City they want to sign on-loan goalkeeper Ben Foster on a permanent deal – Daily Mirror

Juventus winger Milos Krasic has admitted that he was wrong to snub a move to Tottenham, and claims there was never any possibility of him joining Chelsea – Metro

Arsenal have sent promising forward Benik Afobe on loan to Championship outfit Reading for the remainder of the season – Sky Sports

Real Madrid have stepped up their interest in Chelsea target Douglas Baggio. The 17-year-old striker plays for Flamengo in Brazil – talkSport

Norwich are set for a summer clearout, with Zak Whitbread, Elliott Ward and Aaron Wilbraham unlikely to be offered new deals – The Sun

Yesterday’s transfer rumours