TRANSFER RUMOURS - Wednesday, August 15: Newcastle, Man Utd, Hulk for City? Real move for Modric? Liverpool

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NEWCASTLE, Man United, Arsenal, Man City, Chelsea, Tottenham, Liverpool, Fulham, Blackburn, Bolton, Everton, Wolves and West Ham are making today’s transfer headlines.

As reported in the Gazette yesterday, Vurnon Anita wants a face-to-face meeting with Newcastle manager Alan Pardew before deciding to quit Ajax for the Magpies.

Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson has beaten neighbours City to the signature of 18-year-old Chilean striker Angelo Henriquez. (Daily Mirror)

Arsenal are set to allow Robin van Persie to join Manchester United in a £22m deal.(The Sun)

But other reports suggest Arsenal want at least £25m from Manchester United for Van Persie. (Evening Standard)

Barcelona vice-president Josep Maria Bartomeu flew to London on Tuesday to try to agree a £15m deal for 24-year-old Arsenal midfielder Alex Song. (The Independent)

More transfer rumours

Blackburn have enquired about the availability of Arsenal striker Marouane Chamakh on a six-month loan deal. (Lancashire Telegraph)

Real Madrid have made a final £25m offer for Tottenham midfielder Luka Modric, and have told the north London side they will not return with a bigger offer if it is rejected. (Daily Star)

The La Liga giants have turned to Fulham midfielder Moussa Dembele as an alternative target, and he says his agent has been contacted by them. (Guardian)

Bolton striker David Ngog, 23, is a reported target for Fulham. (Bolton News)

Croatia coach Igor Stimac is annoyed with Tottenham for not playing Luka Modric ahead of his possible transfer to Real. Stimac wants Modric to play in Croatia’s friendly against Switzerland but is worried he may be lacking match fitness. (Evening Standard)

Chelsea and Manchester City are on alert after Porto striker Hulk admitted he is ready to leave the Portuguese club. (Talksport)

Manchester City are considering adding more English talent to their ranks after recruiting Jack Rodwell, with Scott Sinclair, Jack Butland and Nathan Redmond being monitored by the Premier League champions.(Daily Mail)

Lyon chairman Jean-Michel Aulas says he has rejected a bid from Spurs for 25-year-old France goalkeeper Hugo Lloris. (The Sun)

Liverpool have sent managing director Ian Ayre to Spain to secure deals for Barcelona winger Cristian Tello and Real Madrid midfielder Nuri Sahin. (Metro)

Reds manager Brendan Rodgers has promised he will look for value in the transfer market rather than pay excessive amounts to bring players to the club. (Daily Telegraph)

Everton are set to use some of the funds from the sale of Jack Rodwell to Manchester City by signing Kevin Mirallas from Olympiacos for £6m. (The Times)

Blues boss David Moyes is also interested in bringing Blackpool winger Matt Phillips to Goodison Park. (Liverpool Echo)

Wolves manager Stale Solbakken says he has agreed to let midfielder Nenad Milijas find a new team. (Birmingham Mail)

Frank Lampard, 34, says he wants Chelsea to renew talks about a new contract to finish his career at the club. (Daily Express)

West Ham co-owner David Sullivan admits the club were prepared to risk their financial security by signing Andy Carroll from Liverpool. (Daily Mirror)