Top five rumours: Chelsea back in for Rooney, Arsenal close in on Griezmann

Griezmann might be bringing his lovely blonde highlights to London Photo: PA

It's Thursday and some more tasty rumours are doing the rounds. Which have plenty of filling, and which simply leave a sour taste?

Chelsea will revive their interest in signing Wayne Rooney from Manchester United, with the 28-year-old's contract due to expire in 18 months. (Daily Mirror)

Tottenham are to send club-record signing Erik Lamela out on loan to Atletico Madrid, which could pave the way for Koke to leave Spain. The 21-year-old is wanted by Liverpool, Manchester United and AC Milan. (Daily Express)

Arsenal are closing in on Real Sociedad winger Antoine Griezmann. The 22-year-old Frenchman is rated at £20m. (Metro)

West Ham want to sign former Newcastle forward Obafemi Martins to solve their problems in front of goal. The 29-year-old Nigeria international is currently with Major League Soccer side Seattle Sounders. (Daily Telegraph)

Chelsea are keen to buy back midfielder Nemanja Matic, but the 25-year-old Benfica player, who left as part of the deal that brought David Luiz to Stamford Bridge, could cost £25m. (Daily Mail)