Top five transfer rumours - Newcastle might sign a player, Spurs eye Real Bale swap deal, Everton want ex-Liverpool man

Loic Remy could be off to the north-east. Photo: PA

Breaking: Real Madrid want Gareth Bale!!!

Tottenham are softening their stance on Gareth Bale, and are willing to sell the Welsh winger to Real Madrid with young striker Alvaro Morata moving to White Hart Lane in exchange (and a few quid) (Guardian)

Joe Kinnear's attempting to show the world that he is the best director of football around by signing Frenchman Loic Remy, a man Newcastle missed out on last season, on loan from QPR (Telegraph)

One man who could be moving into Shepherd's Bush is former Liverpool midfielder Momo Sissoko, who is also wanted by Everton (Express)

West Brom are looking to strengthen both their defensive and attacking rosters before the season starts, as Steve Clarke lines up deals for Diego Lugano (Express and Star) and former Chelsea forward Soloman Kalou (Sun)

Yellow card enthusiast Lee Cattermole is a target for Fulham, as Sunderland are quite eager to get the suspension merchant off their books (Mirror)