With just over a month left in the summer transfer window, Sports Mole looks at the latest news and gossip.
Wednesday afternoon's headlines:
Manchester United to break club transfer record for Cesc Fabregas?
Manchester United will reportedly break their transfer record by lodging a £30.8m bid for Barcelona midfielder Cesc Fabregas.
Manchester City 'to rebuff Barcelona's advances for Vincent Kompany'
Manchester City will reportedly reject all offers from Barcelona for captain Vincent Kompany.
Joey Barton's agent confirms Everton approach
Joey Barton's agent reveals that his camp has contacted Everton manager Roberto Martinez about possibly signing the midfielder this summer.
Tottenham Hotspur keen on Vlad Chiriches?
Tottenham Hotspur are reported to be considering a move for Steaua Bucharest defender Vlad Chiriches.
Asmir Begovic: 'My future is at Stoke City'
Asmir Begovic insists that he is committed to Stoke City, despite rumours surrounding his future at the Britannia Stadium.
Jack Butland 'to hold Stoke City talks over loan move'
Jack Butland reportedly wants to hold talks with Stoke City over a possible loan move away from the club for the 2013-14 season.
Glenn Hoddle: 'Gareth Bale not ready for Real Madrid'
Former Tottenham Hotspur manager Glenn Hoddle believes that Gareth Bale is not ready to join Real Madrid.
Inter Milan closing in on Chelsea youngster Wallace?
Inter Milan are reportedly eager to sign Chelsea youngster Wallace on loan.
Peterborough United seal Britt Assombalonga move
Peterborough United sign Watford striker Britt Assombalonga on a four-year deal for an undisclosed fee.
Huddersfield Town sign striker Cristian Lopez
Huddersfield Town bolster their attack with the addition of 24-year-old Spaniard Cristian Lopez.