Transfer rumours - Vucinic heading to Arsenal, Liverpool close to Konoplyanka deal, Rooney extends United deal

On his way to Arsenal? Mirko Vucinic has fallen out of favour at Juve. Photo: PA

Arsenal target Mirko Vucinic has been left out of Juventus first team training this week as the transfer deadline approaches.

Arsene Wenger told supporters he was hopeful of some good news before Friday's deadline after Tuesday night's draw at Southampton, with Vucinic – one of his main targets – widely expected to leave Juventus this week (London 24)

Brendan Rodgers is hopeful of securing a major signing at Anfield, which is thought to be the £16m purchase of Ukrainian winger Yevhen Konoplyanka from Dnipro (Telegraph)

Liverpool and Cardiff will make a late attempt to scupper Stoke and Swansea's hopes of landing Blackpool forward Tom Ince (talkSPORT)

Borussia Dortmund are hopeful of tempting Spurs into selling Lewis Holtby before Friday with a £5m offer for the pint-sized German midfielder (Mail)

And finally, Wayne Rooney has agreed a new lucrative deal with Man United which takes his contract beyond 2015 (talkSPORT)