Transfer rumours: Arsenal to sign World Cup defender, Spurs to miss out on midfielder, Song set for loan

Kostas Manolas is set for Arsenal. Photo: PA

Arsene Wenger will bolster his defensive ranks with the signing of Greek defender Kostas Manolas from Olympiakos in a £6million deal (Telegraph)

After recovering from one of the silliest red cards in history, Alex Song could make a loan move to the Premier League, as Spurs, Manchester United and Everton consider bringing the midfielder in (Telegraph)

Spurs will increase their bid for French midfielder Morgan Schneidelrin to £17million, but Southampton will reject their offer (Sun)

Sunderland target Chilean winger Eduardo Vargas will move to QPR on loan from Napoli for the season (The Times)

Steve Bruce's attempts to acquire a striker will see him bid for Vincent Aboubakar of Lorient (Mirror)