8am Transfer Talk Update: Lukas Podolski, Fernando Torres, Mario Balotelli

Arsenal's Lukas Podolski celebrates after scoring his team's second goal against Fulham on August 24, 2013
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Sports Mole rounds up all the latest news and gossip from the world of football.

With transfer news and speculation intensifying, Sports Mole has selected the latest stories emerging from the world of football.

Thursday morning's headlines:

Podolski close to Galatasaray switch?
Arsenal forward Lukas Podolski could be on his way to Galatasaray this summer, according to a report.

Roma 'enquire about Torres'
Roma are reportedly ready to offer Mattia Destro in a part-exchange deal for Chelsea's Fernando Torres.

Man United confirm Rojo signing
Manchester United confirm the signing of Marcos Rojo from Sporting Lisbon.

Liverpool 'denied Balotelli behaviour clause'
Liverpool's alleged move for striker Mario Balotelli reportedly collapsed after AC Milan refused to sanction a good behaviour clause.

Liverpool prepare £12m Falcao loan move?
Liverpool reportedly line up an ambitious loan move for Monaco's Colombian striker Radamel Falcao.

Jerome joins Norwich
Stoke City striker Cameron Jerome joins Norwich City on a three-year deal.

Overmars: 'Ajax have ended Eto'o pursuit'
Ajax chief Marc Overmars explains that the club are no longer interested in signing former Chelsea striker Samuel Eto'o.

Hull line up Rhodes bid?
Hull City reportedly line up Blackburn Rovers striker Jordan Rhodes as a replacement for Shane Long.

Leeds recruit striker Antenucci
Leeds United complete the signing of Italian striker Mirco Antenucci on a two-year deal.

Man United 'pondering surprise bid for Alonso'
Manchester United are allegedly plotting a shock move for Real Madrid's Xabi Alonso.

Lokomotiv join race to sign Tiote
Arsenal reportedly face competition for the services of Newcastle United midfielder Cheick Tiote from mega-rich Russian club Lokomotiv Moscow.

Lukas Podolski of Arsenal celebrates with team mate Olivier Giroud after scoring his sides third goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Hull City and Arsenal at KC Stadium on April 20, 2014
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