Transfer rumours - Liverpool bid for Morata, Draxler wants Arsenal move, Defoe off to Toronto

Morata is highly rated, but has only played once in La Liga this season. Photo: PA

Liverpool have made Real Madrid a concrete offer for young forward Alvaro Morata, according to reports in Spanish newspaper Marca this morning (Marca)

Arsenal remain in pole position to land highly rated Schalke youngster, Julian Draxler. According to Jan Aage Fjortoft, Draxler was impressed by a recent tour of Arsenal's training ground while the German contingent at the club could also prove a deciding factor(@JanAageFjortoft)

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Arsenal still favourite to get Draxler (Clause: summers-45 mill euro) - Impressed by Arsenal training ground - German players #afc crucial

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@JanAageFjortoft Draxler on BBC: "I have my favourite team, but at the moment I'm at Schalke." Says it all, doesn't it?

Spurs and England striker Jermain Defoe is on the verge of joining MLS side Toronto FC, managed by his former White Hart Lane team-mate, Ryan Nelsen (O Record)

Spurs have also received some worrying news from the father of record signing Erik Lamela, who says his boy is "not happy and wants to go back to Italy" (Metro)

And finally, Bosnian journalist Mirza Dautbegovic is convinced that Roma's attacking midfielder Miralem Pjanic has received an offer from Man United (@psy_net)