Transfer rumours: Tuesday, January 25: Man City, Chelsea, Liverpool, Arsenal and more

What the media say . . .

Chelsea defender Alex could leave Stamford Bridge for AC Milan as the Londoners step up their bid to sign Benfica centre-back David Luiz.

Metro

Liverpool's attempt to sign striker Luis Suarez from Ajax has ended in failure, according to reports in the Netherlands.

talkSPORT

Valon Behrami's future at West Ham will become clearer in the next 48 hours after the Swiss international midfielder landed in Italy on Monday to undergo a medical at Fiorentina.

Metro

Wolfsburg manager Steve McClaren has offered 6m for Liverpool's Milan Jovanovic.

talkSPORT

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has confirmed that the club will make an offer for Lille midfielder Eden Hazard.

Metro

Under-pressure Birmingham boss Alex McLeish is set to step up his pursuit of Cardiff striker Jay Bothroyd this week.

Metro

Arsenal's Carlos Vela is on the verge of joining Valencia after a deal was agreed in London last week, according to reports in Spain.

talkSPORT

Everton manager David Moyes has played down speculation linking midfielder Jack Rodwell with a move to Manchester United.

IMscouting

Only days after landing Steven Pienaar, Tottenham are looking to continue their raid on Everton by preparing a fresh bid for captain Phil Neville.

Daily Mirror

Real Madrid's attempts to lure former Manchester United striker Ruud van Nistelrooy back to the Bernabeu have been rejected by Hamburg.

Daily Mail

West Ham hope to sign controversial Blackburn striker El-Hadji Diouf before the end of the transfer window.

Daily Mirror

Inter Milan director Marco Branca has revealed that Sevilla striker and long-standing Tottenham target Luis Fabiano could join the Italian club.

Goal.com

Manchester City midfielder Shaun Wright-Phillips is being linked with Bolton after being seen at the Reebok Stadium for their game against his former side Chelsea on Monday night.

Daily Mirror

Birmingham's 6ft 7in Serbian striker Nicola Zigic could be heading back to former side Racing Santander after failing to impress at St Andrew's.

Daily Mirror

Rangers want to sign Portsmouth's Icelandic defender Hermann Hreidarsson as they prepare for Arsenal to make a bid for Madjid Bougherra.

Daily Mail

Scottish Premier League record scorer Kris Boyd could be heading back to Rangers on loan from Middlesbrough - if they cover his 25,000-a-week wages.

Daily Express

Blackpool are to sign former Arsenal striker Jeremie Aliadiere, who is a free agent, and Moroccan international defender Salaheddine Sbai on loan from Nimes.

Daily Mail