Top five transfer rumours - Arsenal to go for Rooney, Liverpool want to get Tevez in, Man United close on defender

Wayne Rooney isn't too happy at the moment. Photo: PA

It's all happening in the transfer market - Arsenal have found some money, and Anfield hopefully won't be without a zany striker next season.

Arsene Wenger has been at his persuasive best, convincing the Arsenal board they should let him move for Manchester United's wantaway striker Wayne Rooney, with a bid expected to follow in the near future (Sun)

Liverpool want to replace one eccentric South American with another, by lining up Argentine Carlos Tevez as a replacement for the potentially outgoing Uruguayan Luis Suarez (Daily Mirror)

A less controversial Liverpool man stirring interest is Jonjo Shelvey, with Norwich hoping he can bring something to the Carrow Road midfield, but his shiny head will cost Chris Hughton around £8million (Daily Mail)

The signing Manchester United fans have all been waiting for is close, as they look set to confirm a £1.2million for Uruguayan right-back Guillermo Varela from Penarol after he impressed on a trial at Old Trafford (Daily Express)

Belgians are taking over the Premier League with FC Twente's Nacer Chadli the latest, with the winger set to cost either Tottenham or Liverpool £8.5million (talkSPORT)