Top five transfer rumours - Man City and Arsenal battle for defender, Liverpool want winger, Fulham in for Italy striker

Adil Rami could be on his way to the Premier League. Photo: PA

Bale blah, Fabregas blah, Rooney blah, these are the real rumours of the day.

Manchester City and Arsenal are both chasing Valencia centre-back Adil Rami, but the Spanish club won't sell the French defender for less than £7.75million (Marca)

One man who could be heading out of the Eastlands exit door is perennial substitute and occasional winger Scott Sinclair, who is wanted on loan by West Brom (Sun)

Stoke City are considering making a surprise loan bid for QPR maverick Adel Taarabt, who Harry Redknapp is quite willing to let go (Daily Mail)

After being overlooked by Manchester City, Pablo Osvaldo is now a target for Fulham, who are willing to pay £8.6million for the Roma striker (Daily Star)

With Liverpool set to get a massive windfall when Luis Suarez eventually leaves the club, Brendan Rodgers is going back for Ghanaian winger Christian Atsu (talkSPORT)