TRANSFER RUMOURS - Tuesday, August 14: Sunderland, Newcastle, Aston Villa, Manchester United, Arsenal, Liverpool, Swansea, Manchester City

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Aston Villa could sell full-back Stephen Warnock after manager Paul Lambert decided to overlook him for the friendly against Werder Bremen. However, the club are yet to receive any enquiries for the 30-year-old, who is reported target for Sunderland – Full story: Birmingham Mail

Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has spoken directly to his Arsenal counterpart Arsene Wenger to try and ensure a new £20m bid for striker Robin van Persie, 29, is a success – Full story: Daily Mail

Liverpool will look to replace centre-back Daniel Agger with Swansea’s Ashley Williams, 27, if they sell the Dane to Manchester City – Full story: Daily Mirror

Inter Milan have joined Chelsea and Liverpool in expressing an interest in signing Arsenal winger Theo Walcott. The 23-year-old is out of contract next summer – Full story: Daily Star

Real Madrid midfielder Nuri Sahin will decide on his future this week after Arsenal and Liverpool are two of a number of clubs to make loan offers for the 23-year-old – Full story: Metro

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