Transfer rumours - Martinez wants Arsenal or Chelsea move, Lamela set for Spurs exit, Ba leaving as part of Guarin deal

Martinez is praying for a move to Arsenal or Chelsea. Photo: PA

One of Europe's most sought after forwards has talked up a move to the Premier League and admits he would like to join either Arsenal or Chelsea.

Porto's Colombian international forward Jackson Martinez says he would love to play in the England's top flight, admitting he followed London's top clubs as a kid (IBTimes)

According to reports in Portugal, Inter Milan and Atletico Madrid are favourites to land Spurs' £25.7m summer signing Erik Lamela on loan in January (A Bola)

Chelsea are willing to use Demba Ba as bait to land Inter Milan midfielder and long term target Freddy Guarin (Metro)

Reports to Spain claim that Arsenal and Man City will battle it out to sign experienced Spanish international goalkeeper Iker Casillas, but not until the summer (AS)

And finally, Fiorentina defender Marcos Alonso is being tipped to join Gus Poyet at Premier League strugglers Sunderland (Football Italia)