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Negotiations over €115m transfer for Bale begins - Transfers LIVE
Tottenham have finally opened talks with Real Madrid over the €115 million sale of Gareth Bale. Follow the latest transfer news as it happens right here on our LIVE page. Send us your thoughts on Facebook & Twitter.

23:15 IST

31/07/13

New signing Jesus Navas celebrating a goal with teammates. Live pictures coming in from the Manchester City-AC Milan match only at Goal.

23:00 IST

31/07/13

Cardiff are set to sign Steven Caulker after agreeing a £9 million fee with Tottenham for the centre-back, who previously spent a season on loan with Swansea.

22:30 IST

31/07/13

Schalke general manager Horst Heldt has moved to deny rumours suggesting centre-back Kyriakos Papadopoulos is close to joining Liverpool.

The 21-year-old has been linked with a move to Anfield for months now, with recent reports suggesting that a deal somewhere in the region of €15 million is close to being concluded. Read More

21:40 IST

31/07/13

Metsu inspired by Abidal comeback

Former Senegal coach Bruno Metsu says he is taking inspiration from Eric Abidal as he looks to overcome his own battle with cancer.

The 59-year-old, who famously led his Senegal side to victory over France in the opening game of the 2002 World Cup, was told he was in a terminal phase of cancer of the liver, lungs and colon 10 years later in October 2012.

20:36 IST

31/07/13

Kolarov flattered by Juventus link

Aleksandar Kolarov insists he is happy to stay at Manchester City but is flattered by reports linking him with a move to Juventus.

The 27-year-old started just 11 Premier League matches for City last season and has struggled for regular football due to the presence of French left-back Gael Clichy.

19:58 IST

31/07/13

Meanwhile, Valencia president Amadeo Salvo has confirmed they have reached an agreement with Tottenham for Roberto Soldado

19:38 IST

31/07/13

Willian: I need to leave Anzhi to fulfil my dreams


The Brazilian believes a move to one of Europe’s bigger leagues is imperative if he is to reach the very top of the sport

18:55 IST

31/07/13

Liverpool set for Melgarejo loan deal


Brendan Rodgers also has the option to buy the Paraguayan full-back for around £7 million next summer, if the temporary move proves successful

18:38 IST

31/07/13

Suarez understands Liverpool's no-sale stance, says Rodgers

The Uruguay international's future has been the subject of intense speculation following Arsenal's interest in the striker, but the Anfield manager says the star is still "happy"

18:07 IST

31/07/13

Pune FC sign former East Bengal custodian Arup Debnath


The signing of the former Air India and East Bengal keeper completes the line-up in goal of Pune FC, ahead of the 2013-14 season

17:29 IST

31/07/13

Hi folks! This is Ayush Srivastava taking over the live blog, and I bring some Indian football transfer news with me, as Mumbai Tigers make six new signings, including former East Bengal custodian Arnab Das Sharma

The Mumbai based club have signed five new players after a trial, while also sealing a deal for former East Bengal and Salgaocar custodian, Arnab Das Sharma

17:00 IST

31/07/13

Manchester Evening News claims that Manchester United are set to submit a third and final bid for Cesc Fabregas.

The Premier League champions are preparing to launch a third bid for the Barcelona midfielder. The offer will exceed the £30.8 million spent on Dimitar Berbatov in 2008.

Do you think Barcelona will finally give in?

16:45 IST

31/07/13

Mundo Deportivo are of the opinion that Barcelona want either David Luiz or Daniel Agger to bolster their defense.

The first offer from Barça to Chelsea for the Brazilian centre-back is €29 million. If the transfer fails, the Catalan club would target Daniel Agger or Jan Vertonghen.

16:30 IST

31/07/13

Everton manager Roberto Martinez has been approached over the possibility of signing Joey Barton by the QPR midfielder’s agent.

The 30-year-old spent last season on loan at Olympique de Marseille and has made no secret of his desire to leave QPR following the club’s relegation from the Premier League.

"I spoke to Roberto to see if he would be interested in taking Joey"

Well, that's.. erm.. interesting I suppose..

16:15 IST

31/07/13

According to Tuttosport, Manchester United want to sign Claudio Marchisio!

The English club is keen to improve their midfield and Juventus' Marchisio has emerged as one of the top targets.

He isn't the kind of midfielder they've chased so far this summer but could he be the one they need?

16:00 IST

31/07/13

La Gazzetta dello Sport are reporting that AC Milan are interested in Silvestre and close to signing Keisuke Honda.
The Rossoneri want to improve their defensive and midfield options and it now seems that Honda may join them this summer despite suggestions that he may only arrive in January.

15:45 IST

31/07/13

Inter are closing in on a loan deal for Chelsea's Brazilian full-back Wallace.

Jose Mourinho confirmed during the club's pre-season tour of Asia that the 19-year-old will be sent out on a temporary move for the season as he will not obtain a work permit to remain in the Premier League.

15:30 IST

31/07/13

With enormous price tags being brandished around, there's actually a top player available for a pretty tidy sum... Luiz Gustavo has fallen down the pecking order at Bayern Munich but given his undeniable quality, he could be a bargain for another big club.

Here's my editorial on Gustavo and how he's been overlooked this summer.

Who do you think should try signing him?

15:15 IST

31/07/13

Today's big news is all about big figures and there's never been one bigger in football than the €115 million that's been proposed for th transfer of Gareth Bale!

Tottenham have finally opened talks with Real Madrid over the €115 million sale of Bale, with club officials increasingly convinced the Welshman will leave this summer.

Is he really worth that much? Remember, Cristiano Ronaldo was signed for less and he was a Ballon d'Or and Champions League winner..

15:00 IST

31/07/13

Hey guys, I'm Brendon Netto and I'll be taking you through some of the latest transfer news over the next couple of hours. We've got some big stories today so stay tuned!