Transfer rumours: Newcastle linked with £26million double swoop, Sunderland takeover edges closer plus Man United, Arsenal, Everton and Man City make the headlines

All the rumours from around the football world
All the rumours from around the football world

In order to land targets Andreas Samaris and Lisandro Lopez from Benfica, Newcastle will have to stump up around £26million, according to reports in Portugal.

And takeover talks are set to reach a head this week at Sunderland as US and German investors look to buy out owner Ellis Short. For this and more rumours, see below...