1pm Transfer Talk Update: Gareth Bale, Wayne Rooney, Fernando Torres

Tottenham midfielder Gareth Bale celebrates scoring his late winning goal during the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Sunderland on May 19, 2013
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Sports Mole casts its eye over the latest news and gossip from the summer transfer window.

As transfer deadline day draws ever nearer, Sports Mole rounds up the latest news and gossip from the summer window.

Tuesday afternoon's headlines:

Gareth Bale refusing to train with Tottenham Hotspur?
Gareth Bale reportedly refuses to attend training for Tottenham Hotspur ahead of a possible record-breaking move to Real Madrid.

Jose Mourinho gives Wayne Rooney 48 hours to decide future
Jose Mourinho says that Wayne Rooney must decide within the next 48 hours if he wants to join Chelsea before he goes in search of another target.

Chelsea to sell Fernando Torres before end of transfer window?
Chelsea could reportedly sell striker Fernando Torres before the transfer deadline on September 2.

Zenit St Petersburg: 'Hulk not for sale'
Zenit St Petersburg coach Luciano Spalletti insists that reported Tottenham Hotspur target Hulk is not for sale.

Everton boss Roberto Martinez denies making bid for Wigan's James McCarthy
Roberto Martinez says that Everton have not made a bid for Wigan Athletic midfielder James McCarthy.

Report: Liverpool's Oussama Assaidi having medical at Stoke City
Liverpool winger Oussama Assaidi is reportedly having a medical at Stoke City today.

Newcastle United target Bafetimbi Gomis wants Bundesliga move
Lyon say that Bafetimbi Gomis wants a summer move to the Bundesliga and higher wages.

AS Monaco close to Geoffrey Kondogbia capture
Geoffrey Kondogbia is in talks with Monaco over a late switch to the Stade Louis II, according to reports.

West Bromwich Albion close to double Marseille capture
West Bromwich Albion are reportedly close to signing Marseille pair Jordan Ayew and Morgan Amalfitano on loan.

Lille: 'Florian Thauvin going nowhere'
Lille deny the possibility that Florin Thauvin could leave the club this summer.

Billy Clifford makes Chelsea return
Chelsea youngster Billy Clifford returns to the club after cutting short his six-month loan spell with Yeovil Town.

Arsene Wenger coy on transfer targets
Arsene Wenger refuses to unveil his Arsenal transfer targets for the final week of the summer window.

Everton boss Roberto Martinez: 'No Manchester United contact
Everton manager Roberto Martinez insists that there are no new developments on Manchester United's chase for Marouane Fellaini and Leighton Baines.

PSG defender Mamadou Sakho runs with the ball against Real Madrid on July 27, 2013
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