Transfer rumours update April 18: Newcastle United, Sunderland, Swansea, Manchester City, Burnley, Southampton, Arsenal, Tottenham and West Brom

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NEWCASTLE United are linked with a move for midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson, while it’s quiet on the Sunderland front.

Newcastle manager Alan Pardew has made enquiries about Icelandic midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson, 22, who has scored seven goals for Swansea since joining on loan from Hoffenheim in January. Full story: Daily Mirror

The Magpies have also handed a 10-day trial to 19-year-old Melbourne Heart centre-back Curtis Good. Full story: Shields Gazette

Manchester City are planning a £20m swoop to bring Chelsea striker Daniel Sturridge back to the club. The 22-year-old left the Etihad-outfit three-years ago.

Burnley and Southampton are thought to be leading the chase for Luton Town defender Alex Lacey, who made his debut for the Hatters as a 17-year-old last season. Full story: Sky Sports

West Brom want £3m for striker Simon Cox, 24, who is wanted by both Ipswich and Cardiff. Full story: Daily Mirror

Newcastle midfielder Yohan Cabaye has told Lille’s Belgian forward Eden Hazard, 21, to choose Arsenal over Tottenham. Full story: Daily Mirror

Stoke boss Tony Pulis has urged the club to seal a new deal with defender Robert Huth, who has just over a year left on his current deal. Full story: Daily Mirror

Robin van Persie’s Arsenal future has been thrown into further doubt after he was spotted meeting Barcelona officials in London on Monday night. Full story: Daily Star