Top five transfer rumours - City want Gomez, Sunderland close on Argentina international, Newcastle bid £15m for striker

Mario Gomez wants to leave Bayern Munich. Photo: PA

It's all happening over in Beswick, as the Manchester City hierachy mark out at least 1257632 targets to chase over the coming weeks.

Txiki Begiristain and Manuel Pellegrini have drawn up their shortlist of replacements for Carlos Tevez, with the duo taking a liking to Bayern Munich striker Mario Gomez, but could also move for one of Pablo Osvaldo, Oscar Cardozo or Alvaro Negredo (Independent)

Another man heading out of the exit door at Eastlands is the (rightly) maligned Scott Sinclair, who is desperate for a loan spell away from Manchester, with West Brom his most likely destination (Sun)

Sunderland could be about to pull off a coup by bringing in highly-rated 21-year-old Argentina international full-back Gino Peruzzi for £6million from Velez Sarsfield (Mirror)

As Paris Saint-Germain permanently rotate their squad, it could mean Mamadou Sakho is available for transfer, and Brendan Rodgers is ready to pounce for the French centre-back (Express)

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is attracting a lot of interest from around the continent, and Newcastle are hoping to steal a march on their rivals by tabling a £15.2million offer for the Saint Etienne striker (Newcastle Chronicle)