Transfer rumours: Liverpool move for Gaitan, Drogba set for Chelsea return, Newcastle drop Carroll interest

Argentine defender Gaitan is hot property. Photo: PA

French radio station RMC claim that Liverpool will bid for World Cup finalist Nicolas Gaitan, who is expected to leave Benfica this summer (RMC)

Newcastle legend Andy Carroll will not be returning to St James' Park after being ruled out of action for several months with an ankle problem (Newcastle Chronicle)

They say you should never go back, yet twelve months after returning to Chelsea, Jose Mourinho has confirmed his interest in re-signing club legend Didier Drogba on a free transfer (A Bola)

Arsene Wenger is ready to make the unprecedented move of offering 33 year-old goalkeeper Iker Casillas a five year contract (Express)

Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert has invited a host of wealthy clubs to bid for his captain Ron Vlaar by insisting the defender is NOT for sale (Sun)