Top 5 Transfer Rumours: Benteke to Spurs, Bale staying on £130,000 a week improved deal

Villa striker Christian Benteke: Spurs-bound? Photo: PA

We round-up the hottest five rumours of the day, with Spurs linked to highly rated Aston Villa striker Christian Benteke, and Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger set to splash the cash this summer.

1. Spurs target Benteke

Tottenham Hotspur will ditch Emmanuel Adebayor and replace the inconsistent Togolese striker with a younger, faster model – in the form of Aston Villa forward Christian Benteke. (Source: Telegraph)

2. Bale going nowhere

Also at White Hart Lane, Spurs have quickly prepared a new, improved contract for Gareth Bale. The Welsh wizard's new deal is set to earn him £130,000 a week, but he can leave the club if they don't reach the Champions League next season. (Source: Standard)

3. Wenger to get £70m war chest

Arsenal gaffer Arsene Wenger will have as much as £70m to play with in the summer transfer market as a big clear-out will wipe more than £350,000 a week off the Gunners' wage bill. (Source: Mirror)

4. Moyes to fight for Rooney

Man Utd manager David Moyes – it still feels weird writing that – plans to keep star striker Wayne Rooney at Old Trafford. (Source: Guardian)

5. Falcao free to leave Atletico

Manchester City target Radamel Falcao is free to leave Atletico Madrid this summer for a big payday. (Source: The Sun)

Falcao may quit Atletico this summer. Credit: PA