Former Arsenal midfielder Ray Parlour believes Marouane Fellaini could prove to be the club's belated replacement for Patrick Vieira, if the Gunners are able to seal the Everton star's signature.

Parlour believes Fellaini is the kind of player his former club have been missing, ever since Vieira's departure in 2005 - the year that Arsenal last won silverware.

Romelu Lukaku has vowed to 'play as a man' as the youngster aims to emulate the 'great masters of the game' at Chelsea.

Lukaku spent a successful season on loan at West Brom last term, and will now return to Stamford Bridge after Jose Mourinho declared the Belgian is ready to be part of his first-team squad.

Juventus have revived interest in Manchester City defender Aleksandar Kolarov.

The Italians have already discussed a £9million move for his City teammate Carlos Tevez, and now want to prise the Serbian to Serie 'A'.

Alessandro Del Piero looks likely to spearhead the A-League All Stars' attack against Manchester United in Sydney next month.

The Juventus legend, now playing his football in Australia for Sydney FC, was selected in the fan-voted squad to play the Premier League champions on July 19.

Former Roma executive Franco Baldini wants to be reunited with one of his three favourite players at Tottenham next season.

The Italian was appointed as technical director at White Hart Lane, and is planning on a raid of his old club, to help Andre Villas-Boas in the transfer market this summer. 

And finally, Atletico Madrid have joined the race to sign Barcelona striker David Villa.

The Spain international has been heavily linked with a move away from Camp Nou this summer, and has also attracted interest from Premier League rivals Arsenal and Tottenham.

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