Top five transfer rumours - Tottenham to hijack Arsenal's Suarez bid, Defoe heading to QPR

Looking to the future: Jermain Defoe could be heading to QPR. Photo: PA

Less than a week to go until the new Premier League season starts, expect this week to be frantic with teams desperate to add to their squads before the big kick-off - here's the top five rumours today.

Tottenham are ready to hijack Arsenal's bid for Luis Suarez if they lose Gareth Bale to Real Madrid (Sunday People)

The North London side could further upset Liverpool by bidding for Reds targets and Ajax duo Christian Eriksen and Toby Alderweireld (Mirror)

Manchester United boss David Moyes is determined to raid former club Everton for left-back Leighton Baines and will make an improved bid for the England international this week (Sunday Express)

QPR manager Harry Redknapp wants Tottenham's Jermain Defoe but has been told he must stump up £6m for the 30-year-old striker (Mail)

Arsenal could have a new player before the start of the new season, not Luis Suarez but Bayern Munich's midfielder Luiz Gustavo - with Arsene Wenger hoping to tie-up a £14m deal for the Brazilian (Mail)