Top five transfer rumours - Barton is being nice, Chelsea eye Real man, Liverpool in for striker Rondon

Fight the power Joey. Photo: PA

Not a single mention of Welsh wingers will be made here today.

Chelsea are hoping to add a touch of classy steel to their midfielder by making a £20million offer for Real Madrid's defensive midfielder Sami Khedira (Metro)

Joey Barton's love for Everton has seen him ask the Goodison Park outfit if they can come and play for them for just £35,000 a week, which is the noblest act of philanthropy in history (Mirror)

If the people's champion does get his move back to Merseyside, he could be joined there by Wigan midfielder James McCarthy, with his former Latics boss Roberto Martinez willing to spend £15million on the Republic of Ireland international (Star)

After focussing on keeping Luis Suarez, Brendan Rodgers has decided to try and bring someone in, but he will face stiff competition from Borussia Dortmund for main target Salomon Rondon (Express)

Former world class striker Fernando Torres could be offered a route out of Chelsea by Spanish side Valencia, who see him as a replacement for Roberto Soldado (Times)