TRANSFER RUMOURS; May 16 - Sunderland ponder double swoop, Yaya Toure, Van Persie, Del Piero wants Premiership move, Modric, Drogba for Barca?

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Sunderland manager Martin O’Neill is considering moves for Wolves striker Steven Fletcher and Chelsea defender Ryan Bertrand – Daily Mail

Manchester United, Arsenal and Newcastle are chasing French defender Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa 22, from Montpellier – talkSPORT

Yaya Toure’s agent has claimed the influential Manchester City midfielder could leave the Premier League champions this summer – Daily Mail

Swansea manager Brendan Rodgers is preparing to sign West Brom striker Simon Cox for £2m and French forward Bedi Buval from Portuguese club Feirense for £400,000 – Daily Mirror

Striker Robin van Persie could be forced to see out the remaining year on his contract at Arsenal if he turns down a new deal – the Sun

Van Persie’s agent allegedly held discussions with Juventus over a four-year deal worth £6m a season ahead of the striker’s contract talks with Arsenal – Metro

Barcelona are considering a move to take out-of-contract striker Didier Drogba, 34, on a free transfer from Chelsea – the Sun

Arsenal, Tottenham and QPR have been put on red alert after Italian legend Alessandro Del Piero, 37, revealed he would love the chance to play in England following his release from Juventus – talkSPORT

Swedish defender Daniel Majstorovic has left Celtic and signed a two-year deal with AIK Stockholm in his homeland – Daily Record

Croatian midfielder Luka Modric has put Manchester City and Manchester United on alert by claiming he could leave Tottenham after Euro 2012 – Daily Mirror

Yesterday’s transfer rumours