1pm Transfer Talk Update: Tiago Mendes, Mats Hummels, Luis Suarez

Uruguay forward Luis Suarez puts his hand to his mouth after clashing with Italy's defender Giorgio Chiellini during a Group D football match on June 24, 2014
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Sports Mole rounds up the latest headlines in the world of transfers.

The World Cup is ongoing, with just eight teams remaining, but clubs up and down Europe are starting to up their transfer activity with more rumours now being circulated. Here, Sports Mole rounds up the latest.

This afternoon's headlines:

Chelsea close to announcing Tiago Mendes signing?
Chelsea are close to announcing the signing of out-of-contract midfielder Tiago, a report suggests.

Report: Alvaro Negredo wants Manchester City exit
A report claims that Alvaro Negredo wants to leave Manchester City this summer and return to Spain.

Manchester United make Mats Hummels number one target?
Manchester United reportedly make Borussia Dortmund centre-back Mats Hummels their top defensive summer target.

Agent: 'Petr Cech wants Chelsea stay, but PSG, Monaco interested'
Petr Cech wants to stay at Chelsea, but has attracted interest from Paris Saint-Germain and Monaco, according to the goalkeeper's agent.

Report: Toni Kroos agrees to join Real Madrid from Bayern Munich
Real Madrid reportedly agree a deal with Bayern Munich to sign former Manchester United target Toni Kroos.

Luis Suarez 'verbally agrees to leave Liverpool for Barcelona'
Luis Suarez reportedly verbally agrees to join Barcelona from Liverpool this summer as the two clubs continue to hold talks.

Leeds United determined to keep Ross McCormack
Leeds United issue a statement insisting that they want to keep Ross McCormack following reports that the captain has handed in a transfer request.

Report: Everton turn down Tottenham Hotspur's bid for John Stones
Everton reportedly reject a bid from Tottenham Hotspur for defender John Stones.

Report: Burnley to sign Matt Taylor
According to a report Matt Taylor will become Burnley's third signing of the summer.

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