Fulham are ready rival Sunderland for Tottenham midfielder Scott Parker, according to reports. The Spurs man is valued at £4m and is one of 10 squad players who could be allowed to leave White Hart Lane this summer.

Malaga and Besiktas are both keen to sign Arsenal's out of favour striker Nicklas Bendtner. The Danish international reportedly has five clubs chasing his signature, with offers from Spain and Turkey thought to be on the table.

Manchester City plan to open talks with Micah Richards over a new four-year contract this week. The England defender is set to follow teammates Sergio Aguero, Yaya Toure and Gael Clichy by extending his stay at the Etihad Stadium.

Frank Lampard has hailed the impact Jose Mourinho has made on his career and can't wait to start working with him again. Lampard credits Mourinho with making him the player he is today, and admits he hopes to play a part at next summer's World Cup with England.

Manchester United transfer target Thiago Alcantara underlined his potential with a hat-trick for the Spanish under-21s in their European Championship final against Italy on Tuesday evening. The Barcelona midfielder scored three first-half goals as Spain beat Italy 4-2 to win back-to-back championships at under-21 level.

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