Top five transfer rumours - Spurs want Nani, Madrid to land Suarez after Bale, Redknapp chasing Defoe

Nani could be on his way to Spurs as a replacement for Gareth Bale. Photo: PA

The football league kicks off today, but for Premier League clubs the focus remains on which players will be coming and going this month.

After tying up a world record transfer for Gareth Bale, Real Madrid will add some bite to their ranks by signing Liverpool's Luis Suarez (A Bola)

Harry Redknapp is looking to break the world record for buying former players after expressing an interest in Spurs striker Jermain Defoe (Mirror)

Andre Villas-Boas is already planning for Gareth Bale's departure by trying to persuade fellow Portugeezer Nani to join him at White Hart Lane (O Record)

Darren Bent has moved a step closer to becoming a Fulham player after Martin Jol increased his bid for the Aston Villa striker (Daily Mail)

And finally, Chelsea are expected to put Man United's resolve to the test with a £40m bid for Wayne Rooney (Metro)