1pm Transfer Talk Update: Gareth Bale, Wayne Rooney, Luka Modric

1pm Transfer Talk Update: Bale, Rooney, Modric
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Sports Mole looks at the latest news and gossip in the summer transfer window.

As the summer transfer window gets more intriguing by the day, Sports Mole looks at the latest news and gossip.

Sunday afternoon's headlines:

Report: Tottenham Hotspur owner Joe Lewis to take control of Gareth Bale talks
Tottenham Hotspur owner Joe Lewis is reportedly preparing to take control of negotiations with Real Madrid regarding the proposed sale of Gareth Bale.

Report: Chelsea to bid again for Wayne Rooney
Chelsea are reported to be readying a £40m bid for Manchester United forward Wayne Rooney.

Arsenal join Manchester United in Luka Modric chase?
A report suggests that Arsenal manager Arsenal Wenger will go toe-to-toe with Manchester United for the signature of Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric.

Pepe plays down Real Madrid exit talks
Reported Manchester City target Pepe says that he is keen to remain with Real Madrid.

Queens Park Rangers want Liverpool's Oussama Assaidi?
Liverpool are reportedly prepared to loan winger Oussama Assaidi out to Queens Park Rangers.

Report: Roberto Martinez to keep John Stones
A report suggests that Everton boss Roberto Martinez is planning to reject any loan bids for young defender John Stones.

Owen Coyle: 'No offers for James McCarthy'
Wigan Athletic manager Owen Coyle reveals that the club is yet to receive any bid for midfielder James McCarthy.

Hull City want Alou Diarra, Stephane Mbia?
Alou Diarra and Stephane Mbia emerge as transfer targets for Premier League outfit Hull City.

Wigan Athletic chase Emmanuel Mayuka?
Owen Coyle is reportedly eager to add Southampton striker Emmanuel Mayuka to his Wigan Athletic squad.

Burnley target Clayton Donaldson?
A report claims that Brentford striker Clayton Donaldson is a transfer target of Championship side Burnley.

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger before the match against Bayern Munich on March 13, 2013
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