Afternoon Football Report: July 31
Arsenal, Chelsea, Manchester City, Manchester United, Tottenham and Barcelona news
Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos is the latest to add his voice to the growing clamour surrounding Gareth Bale's future by saying the Welshman would fit in perfectly at the Bernabeu.
Zinedine Zidane and Iker Casillas have also publicly backed Madrid's record-smashing move to land Bale this summer.
Bayern Munich boss Pep Guardiola has ruled out a summer swoop for Chelsea defender David Luiz.
Guardiola says reports that the Germans are looking to splash £40 million on the former Benfica man are not true.
Nani has insisted he is not looking to leave Manchester United this summer amidst rumours he could be on his way to Monaco.
The Portuguese winger told MUTV that he wants to stay put and help the Red Devils retain their Premier League title next term.
Alex Song says he is sad to see Tito Vilanova leave Barcelona, but has welcomed the arrival of new manager Gerardo Martino.
The former Arsenal midfielder adds that under the Argentinian boss the plan is to challenge for multiple trophies.
Arsenal look set to miss out on Brazilian starlet Bernard after Atletico Miniero accepted an offer believed to be worth around £22 million from Shahktar Donetsk.
Despite that however the 20-year-old is said to be keen on a switch to Porto instead.
And finally, Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini says he intends to use the Audi Cup as a key part of his preparations for the upcoming Premier League season.