Transfer rumours: Monday, January 24: Sunderland, Chelsea, Man City, Spurs, Arsenal and many more

What the media say . . .

Chelsea hope to finalise the 26m transfer of 23-year-old centre-back David Luiz from Benfica in the next 24 hours.

Daily Mail

Liverpool have stepped up their attempt to land Luis Suarez by flying out to the Netherlands for further talks with the Uruguay striker. Suarez's club Ajax want 20m for the 23-year-old.

the Sun

Reds manager Kenny Dalglish could be ready to bid for Paris St Germain striker Guillaume Hoarau, who would cost the Anfield club about 6m.

footylatest.com

Blackpool captain Charlie Adam wants to join Liverpool before the transfer window closes on 31 January but faces a bitter fight with the Tangerines over his departure. Liverpool are prepared to pay up to 5m for the 25-year-old.

Daily Mirror

However, Blackpool manager Ian Holloway thinks Liverpool's valuation of his prized asset Adam is "derisory" and "insulting".

Daily Mirror

Tottenham must stump up 18m if they want to sign former Chelsea and Arsenal midfielder Lassana Diarra, 25, from Real Madrid.

Daily Mail

Meanwhile, Spanish side Real Madrid are pondering a loan deal for Tottenham's 29-year-old forward Roman Pavlyuchenko as the short-term answer to their current striker crisis.

Footylatest.com

Sunderland boss Steve Bruce is determined to clinch the 4m signing of Stoke City striker Ricardo Fuller on Monday.

Daily Mirror

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has revealed he is closing in on 17-year-old Southampton striker Alex Oxdale-Chamberlain in a deal worth about 10m.

Daily Mirror

Manchester City's unwanted striker Emmanuel Adebayor is ready to fly to Monaco to seal a 9m switch to his old club.

Daily Mirror

Adebayor's move means Everton are set to revive their interest in Monaco striker Dieumerci Mbokani but Hoffenheim and Sunderland are also interested.

Daily Mail

Sunderland are preparing to make an audacious bid for Porto's 30m-rated striker Givanildo Vieira de Souza, 24, better known as Hulk.

Footylatest.com

The Black Cats are also set to sign Inter Milan midfielder Sulley Muntari on loan until the summer. Sunderland will also have an option to buy the 26-year-old Ghanaian international for 6m.

the Sun