Transfer rumours: Sunderland, Real Madrid, Paris Saint Germain and Newcastle United make today’s headlines

Transfer rumours
Transfer rumours

Clubs are still looking to do transfer business with free agents an option despite the transfer window closing last week.

As we reported yesterday former Spurs and LA Galaxy forward Robbie Keane, who was a target for Sunderland, is training with United Arab Emirates side Al-Ahli.

Meanwhile, Cheick Tiote is close to sealing a move to a Chinese club.

The Newcastle United midfielder travelled to China on Friday. And Tiote is understood to have undergone a medical at a Chinese club.

Here’s the pick of the rest of the gossip today:

Manchester City will not sell striker Sergio Aguero for anything less than £80million. (The Times)

French champions Paris Saint Germain are said to be lining up a double swoop for Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez and Manchester City’s Sergio Aguero. (Daily Mail)

Real Madrid are interested in bringing Tottenham goalkeeper Hugo Lloris to the Bernabau in a summer transfer deal - if they fail to lure Thibaut Courtois from Chelsea. Manchester United’s David de Gea is also a target. (Daily Telegraph)

Leicester City players have been warned they face up to a 40 per cent pay cut if the Premier League champions are relegated. (The Times)

Liverpool are said to be favourites to land Nottingham Forest’s 17-year-old Ben Brereton ahead of arch-rivals Manchester United. (Daily Mirror)

Former Juventus defender Martin Caceres has flown to England to have talks with both Southampton and Sunderland over a free transfer. (Daily Star)

Crystal Palace have cancelled a mid-season training camp in Dubai next week due to their recent slump. (Daily Mirror)

League One strugglers Coventry City hope to land former Nigeria and Everton striker Yakubu, 34. (Sky Sports)

Swansea’s Fernando Llorente bears no grudges towards the club after failing to agree a switch to league leaders Chelsea during last month’s transfer window. (London Evening Standard)