Chelsea could sign ex-Man United star while Arsenal and Newcastle line up late deals

editorial image

Chelsea have picked up their form in the Premier League under Guus Hiddink, but things are still far from rosy at Stamford Bridge.

With reinforcements seemingly needed, the Blues have been linked with a number of players in recent days, with a former Manchester United player reportedly in their sights.

That is just one of the stories to have made today’s headlines, with Newcastle United, Arsenal and Liverpool among the other clubs to feature.

Chelsea are considering a move for Fenerbahce striker Robin van Persie, formerly of Man United. (Daily Express)

Arsenal have had a bid turned down for Napoli midfielder Jorginho, but could make a new offer in the summer. (Tuttomercatoweb)

Chelsea have told Newcastle it will cost £12million to sign striker Loic Remy. (Daily Mail)

Tottenham are set to make a bid of £18million for West Bromwich Albion striker Saido Berahino. (Daily Mirror)

Alexandre Pato is expected to complete a loan move to Chelsea from Corinthians, with the option of a permanent deal in the summer. (London Evening Standard)

Chelsea will demand at least £80million to part with Eden Hazard at the end of the season. (The Sun)

Sunderland will return with a bid of £10million plus Fabio Borini for Swansea City forward Andre Ayew. (talkSPORT)

However, Swansea insist Ayew is not for sale. (South Wales Evening Post)

Young striker Jerome Sinclair has told Liverpool he wants to leave the club this month, with Watford ready to land him. (Daily Telegraph)

Premier League leaders Leicester City have increased their offer for Sampdoria striker Eder from £7.95million to £10million, but could face competition from Inter Milan. (Daily Mail)

Middlesbrough have made a £9million bid for Blackburn Rovers striker Jordan Rhodes, with a further £2million based on appearances. (The Sun)

Everton goalkeeper Tim Howard is likely to leave the club in May to join MLS side Colorado Rapids. (NBC Sports)

Comments from the Shakhtar Donetsk coach have given Liverpool hope in their pursuit of midfielder Alex Teixeira. (Daily Express)

Leicester want to sign striker Ahmed Musa from CSKA Moscow. (Daily Mirror)

Fulham have told Tottenham they do not want to sell striker Moussa Dembele, but a deal could be completed if Spurs allow him to return on loan. (The Guardian)

Arsenal are considering selling right-back Mathieu Debuchy to Aston Villa, while Carl Jenkinson is expected to return to the club from a loan spell at West Ham United. (Daily Telegraph)

Jonathan de Guzman is closing in on a loan return to Swansea from Napoli. (Daily Express)

Meanwhile, it is relatively quiet on the transfer front at Sunderland.