1pm Transfer Talk Update: Wayne Rooney, Gareth Bale, Diego Costa

1pm Transfer Talk Update: Rooney, Bale, Costa
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Sports Mole rounds up the latest news and gossip from the summer transfer window.

On what is another busy day in the summer transfer window, Sports Mole looks at the latest news and gossip.

Tuesday afternoon's headlines:

Chelsea's 'pursuit of Manchester United's Wayne Rooney ongoing'
Chelsea reportedly refuse to give up on signing Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney by preparing a third bid for the England international.

Tottenham Hotspur director: 'Club can't force Gareth Bale stay'
Tottenham Hotspur director Sir Keith Mills admits that the club can not force Gareth Bale to stay.

Atletico Madrid expect to keep hold of Liverpool target Diego Costa
Atletico Madrid sporting director Jose Luis Caminero says that Liverpool target Diego Costa will remain at the club for the upcoming season.

Juan Mata "very happy" at Chelsea
Juan Mata says that he is happy with life at Chelsea and cannot wait for the new season to begin.

Real Madrid offer Xabi Alonson one-year contract extension?
Real Madrid reportedly offer midfielder Xabi Alonso a one-year contract extension.

Park Ji-Sung completes PSV Eindhoven loan move?
Queens Park Rangers midfielder Park Ji-Sung reportedly finalises a season-long loan move to his former club PSV Eindhoven.

Michel Bastos: 'Lyon forced me to leave'
Michel Bastos says that he wanted to stay at Lyon this summer but was forced to leave due to their financial problems.

Gerard Pique: 'It's hard for Barcelona to buy defenders'
Gerard Pique says that Barcelona's style of football makes it difficult for the club to buy new centre-backs.

Stoke City boss Mark Hughes: 'Steven N'Zonzi going nowhere'
Mark Hughes insists that Steven N'Zonzi is staying at Stoke City, despite the midfielder handing in a transfer request in May.

Leigh Griffiths signs new two-year Wolves contract
Leigh Griffiths signs a new two-year contract at Wolverhampton Wanderers, with the option to extend it to a third year.

Bristol City accept Middlesbrough bid for Albert Adomah?
Bristol City reportedly accept a £1m offer from Middlesbrough for winger Albert Adomah.

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2Manchester UnitedMan Utd65101721516
3Chelsea6411125713
4Tottenham HotspurSpurs6321105511
5Liverpool63211211111
6Watford6321910-111
7Arsenal631298110
8Huddersfield TownHuddersfield62315329
9Burnley62316519
10Newcastle UnitedNewcastle63036519
11Southampton622245-18
12West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom622246-28
13Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton621357-27
14Everton6213411-77
15Swansea CitySwansea612337-45
16Stoke CityStoke6123510-55
17Leicester CityLeicester6114912-34
18West Ham UnitedWest Ham6114613-74
19Bournemouth6105411-73
20Crystal Palace6006013-130
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