Tottenham plot £50m double swoop for Willian & Moutinho – Rumour Round-up Mon

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Tottenham are mulling over a stunning £50 million double swoop for Willian and Joao Moutinho as Andre Villas-Boas prepares to spent the money from Luka Modric’s move to Real Madrid. Spurs stand to gain £33m from the Spanish champions and want reinvest the money in the aforementioned duo. An £11.8m bid for Willian has already been rejected by Shaktar Donetsk but Villas-Boas will make another approach before the transfer window closes while he is also set to make a £20m offer for Porto star Moutinho. Metro

Sinclair poised for City switch – Manchester City will complete the £6.2million capture of Scott Sinclair this week after Roberto Mancini created space in his squad by selling Adam Johnson to Sunderland last week. The Swansea winger has been on Mancini’s summer shopping list for much of the summer and will be the second Englishman to join the Premier League champions in the transfer window after Jack Rodwell. Daily Mail

United eye Foxes teen star – Sir Alex Ferguson is eyeing a surprise swoop for Leicester City’s teenage centre-half Liam Moore after receiving a series of glowing reports from chief scout Jim Lawlor. The 19-year-old has only played a handful of games for the Foxes since making his debut last season and has started the first four games of the current campaign with Lawlor running the rule over the England youth cap. United are in the market for a new defender and Ferguson could make his move before he transfer window closes. The Mirror

Wenger eyes more Arsenal signings – Arsene Wenger is still hoping to bring in a few more players before the transfer window slams shut this week. The Arsenal boss has already brought in Lukas Podolski, Olivier Giroud and Santi Cazorla this summer and still has money to spend after selling Robin Van Persie and Alex Song for a combined £30 million. Its thought Wenger wants to bring Newcastle duo Yohan Cabaye and Cheick Tiote to the Emirates Stadium in separate £15 million deals Sporting Life

Owen expects to sign for Prem club this week – Michael Owen is confident he will find a new club before the transfer window closes with Stoke City and Everton linked with a move for the 32-year-old. The former Newcastle, Real Madrid and Liverpol striker was released by Manchester United in the summer after three years at Old Trafford and is eager to find new employment now the Premier League season has kicked off. The Mirror

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