The following are the top transfer news making rounds in world football today;
–Tottenham are set to step up their interest in Manchester United’s Javier Hernandez as soon as Emmanuel Adebayor seals his move to Aston Villa.
–Angel Di Maria’s £52m move from Manchester United to PSG is almost complete.
–Villarreal want to sign Tottenham flop Roberto Soldado – but a deal is some way off.
–Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe is on the verge of making St Etienne wide-man Max Gradel his seventh summer signing.
–Real Madrid are on the verge of completing the signing of Spain U19 captain Jesus Vallejo, reports AS. Both clubs have nearly reached agreement over a deal which will cost €6m (£4.25m), the transfer could be finalised by the end of the week.
–In France, Marseille have unveiled new signing Abou Diaby after the midfielder completed his move to the club.
–Asmir Begovic says he has no desire to play second fiddle to Thibaut Courtois at Chelsea.
–Arsenal have completed a deal for young Ajax striker Donyell Malen.Ajax’s official website says the 16-year-old turned down an extended deal and rather preferred to join Gunners immediately.
–Southampton completed the loan signing of Steven Caulker in double-quick time, bringing the QPR man in for the 2015/16 season. Saints paid QPR £1.2m loan fee, he becomes Ronald Koeman’s sixth signing of the summer.
–Bologna have joined Sampdoria to express interest in signing Liverpool’s Mario Balotelli after their promotion to Serie A.
–Everton have reportedly rejected a bid of £25m from Chelsea for John Stones.