PSG out to scupper Arsenal’s bid for Newcastle’s Cabaye and Chelsea are still determined to get Manchester United’s Rooney

Transfer rumours.
Transfer rumours.

THE futures of Yohan Cabaye, Gareth Bale and Wayne Rooney dominate the transfer headlines today.

Newcastle United midfielder Cabaye looks set to leave the club – but will it be to north London or France?

The Independent claims French side Paris St-Germain could outbid Arsenal for the 27-year-old, as the Ligue 1 club prepare a £20m bid.

It’s quiet on the Sunderland front, but other transfer stories today include:

Real Madrid are on the verge of completing a £94m deal to bring Tottenham’s 24-year-old forward Gareth Bale to the Bernabeu. Spurs chairman Daniel Levy discussed the deal on Wednesday night with the Spanish club. Full story: Daily Mail

Real Madrid want Bale to make his home debut on Sunday 1 September against Athletic Bilbao because the midday kick-off would maximise the global television audience watching his first game in Spain. Full story: Daily Telegraph

Chelsea have been told they have hope of signing Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney, 27, if the Premier League champions can find a replacement for the England international. Full story: Daily Mirror

Manchester United expect the Blues to increase efforts to unsettle Rooney by lodging a third bid for the forward within 48 hours. Full story: Daily Telegraph

Arsenal are giving serious consideration to re-signing 29-year-old holding midfielder Mathieu Flamini, who has been training with the club for the past fortnight since his contract expired at AC Milan. Full story: the Times (subscription required)

Manchester City will have to spend £4.26m if they want to sign Atletico Madrid defender Martin Demichelis, 32, this summer. Full story: Guardian

West Brom are confident they can complete the signing of boss Steve Clarke’s top target Scott Sinclair - the 24-year-old Manchester City winger - within the next 48 hours. Full story: Sun (subscription required)

Xabi Alonso, 31, is expected to be out of action for three months after fracturing a metatarsal in training. The Real Madrid midfielder’s absence will hinder Manchester United’s hopes of signing Croatia midfielder Luka Modric, 27. Full story: Daily Express

Chelsea are favourites to sign England Under-21 defender Eric Dier, 19, who has a £4.2m buyout clause in his Sporting Lisbon contract. Full story: Daily Mail