A round up of the transfer news, rumours and gossip from Fridays papers!

Here is a roundup of todays transfer rumours, Gossip and speculation from all today’s newspapers

Chelsea have finalised a deal for Diego Costa and will pay Atletico Madrid £32million for the striker this summer. (The Sun)

Stoke manager Mark Hughes wants to beat Newcastle to the signature of Hugo Almeida this summer, according to newspaper reports in Turkey. (The Sun)

Hatem Ben Arfa has revealed he is desperate to stay at Newcastle next season – despite being exiled by current manager Alan Pardew. (The Sun)

Louis van Gaal wants Manchester United to announce him as their new boss this week. (The Sun)

Chelsea are closing in on a deal for Atletico Madrid left-back Filipe Luis, who will move to Stamford Bridge along with Diego Costa this summer – which also means they have admitted defeat in their chase for Southampton’s Luke Shaw.(Daily Telegraph)

Arsenal and Tottenham are ready to battle over Ajax defender Joel Veltman. .(Daily Telegraph)

Manchester City are confident of tying up a £20million summer deal for Porto midfielder Fernando. (Daily Mirror)

Jose Mourinho will sell David Luiz this summer to help fund a big-money overhaul of Chelsea’s squad. (Daily Mirror)

The Blues also face a battle to keep Eden Hazard, with Paris Saint-Germain lurking. (Daily Mirror)

Luis Suarez has offered Liverpool a boost as the title race enters its final straight, by insisting he is going nowhere this summer. (Daily Mirror)

Spurs midfielder Paulinho is desperate to join Chelsea, less than a year after making a £17m move to White Hart Lane from Brazilian side Corinthians. (Daily Mirror)

Holland coach Louis van Gaal is set to be confirmed as Manchester United boss next week – with Patrick Kluivert his assistant. (Daily Mirror)

Ashley Cole and Frank Lampard will be part of England’s World Cup squad and be asked to help keep Roy Hodgson’s rookies on the straight and narrow in Brazil. (Daily Mirror)

Stoke City are chasing Besiktas striker Hugo Almeida. The 29-year-old has scored 17 goals in 52 games for Portugal. (Daily Mirror)

Manchester City could make a stunning move for Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba, who used to play for Manchester United. (Daily Express)

City will defy England boss Roy Hodgson’s wishes by taking Joe Hart and James Milner to Abu Dhabi for an exhibition match at the end of the Premier League season. (Daily Express)

Manager Alan Pardew says he will not walk away from his job at Newcastle as fans plan a mass walk-out during Saturday’s final home game of the season, against Cardiff. (Daily Express)

Chelsea are believed to be chasing Hamburg’s Hakan Calhanoglu, who could cost between £5million and £10million. (Daily Mail)

Arsenal full-back Bacary Sagna is set to open talks with Manchester City after rejecting Arsenal’s £80,000-a-week contract extension offer. (Daily Mail)

Manchester City chief executive Ferran Soriano has risked opening up a rift with Louis van Gaal even before he is confirmed as Manchester United manager. (Daily Mail)

Liverpool striker Luis Suarez insists he will not force a move away from Anfield this summer. (Daily Star)

Louis van Gaal has called Manchester United’s bluff and set them a deadline of next week to make him their new boss. (Daily Star)

David Luiz admits Chelsea are heading for a “s*** season” after being dumped out of the Champions League. (Daily Star)

Jose Mourinho wants Thibaut Courtois back at Chelsea next season. (Daily Star)

QPR boss Harry Redknapp has suggested Arsenal could activate Loic Remy’s buyout clause in the summer. (Daily Star)


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