Top five transfer rumours - Man City and Chelsea to raid Russia, Arsenal chasing Kondogbia, Liverpool want Hughes

Eto'o and Willian could be on their way to England. Photo:

With five days left until the big kick-off we have five of the finest transfer rumours and get this - none of them involve Luis Suarez, Wayne Rooney or Gareth Bale. Can you believe it?

Arsenal are ready to send shockwaves through the English game by beating Man United and Chelsea to a footballer. The Metro claims Arsene Wenger is in pole position to land Geoffrey Kondogbia from Sevilla

In a crash back to reality, the Gunners look like missing out on Luiz Gustavo to Rafael Benitez's Napoli side, who also beat them to Gonzalo Higuain's signature (Football Italia)

Man City have reacted quicker than Chelsea and Spurs to the financial unrest at Anzhi Makhachkala, putting them in pole position to land tricky Brazilian, Willian (Express)

Elsewhere in the Anzhi induced transfer circus, Chelsea are considering a move for the world's highest paid player, Samuel Eto’o. Blues boss Jose Mourinho is a big fan of the Cameroonian from his Inter Milan days (Give Me Sport)

And finally, Liverpool are plotting a sneaky bid for Derby's little midfield prodigy, Will Hughes (Mirror)