Man Utd line up shock VDV swoop & Chelsea agree Moses fee – Rumour Round-up Fri

Sir Alex Ferguson is plotting a sensational move for Tottenham star Rafael van der Vaart as he looks to add more creativity to the Manchester United midfield in the wake of theor defeat at Everton. The arrival of Gylfi Sigurdsson at White Hart Lane seems to have brought a end to the Holland international’s two year stay at Spurs and Ferguson wants him to form a devastating partnership with new arrival Shinji Kagawa. Daily Mail

Chelsea have Moses bid accepted – Wigan winger Victor Moses has moved a step closer to joining Chelsea after the two clubs agreed a fee for the Nigerian international. The Blues had four bids turned down by Latics chairman Dave Whelan but has finally relented after the Champions League winners reportedly agreed to match his £9 million valuation of Moses. Sporting Life

Fulham challenge Spurs for Dutch keeper – Fulham boss Martin Jol wants to beat Tottenham to the signature of Roma goalkeeper Maarten Steklenburg. The Holland international is reportedly free to leave the Stadio Olimpico for around £6 million this summer and was high on Spurs boss Andre Villas-Boas’ shopping list. But Jol is prepared to rival his former club for the 29-year-old who he sees as the successor to Mark Schwarzer. The Mirror

Swans chase Ince and Hernandez – Swansea boss Brian Laudrup is hoping to pull off a double deal to sign Thomas Ince and Pablo Hernandez. With Scott Sinclair poised to join Manchester City the Liberty Stadium boss has wasted no time in hunting for a replacement after submitting a bid for the talented Blackpool winger and will return to Valencia with an improved offer for Hernandez. Daily Mail

Wenger still looking to clear Arsenal decks – Arsene Wenger has warned Arsenal fans that they could be faced with more outgoings as he continues to trim his squad ahead of the transfer deadline. Despite having lost Robin Van Persie and Alex Song within a week of each other Wenger still wants to remove the dead wood from the Gunners dressing room with Sebastien Squillaci, Andrey Arshavin, Park Chu-Young, Marouane Chamakh and Nicklas Bendtner all free to leave the club. Metro

Maicon attracting Premier League interest – Chelsea and Manchester City are reportedly looking into the possibility of bringing Maicon to the Premier League before the transfer window closes according to his agent. The Inter Milan right back is out-of-favour at the San Siro and Roberto Calenda they, along with Spanish champions Real Madrid, will battle for the 31-year-old Brazilian’s signature. Sporting Life

West Brom and Everton chase Oviedo – FC Copenhagen left-back Bryan Oviedo is attracting interest West Brom as they look to strengthen their defence ahead of the transfer deadline. 22-year-old Oviedo was linked with a move to Everton earlier this summer but is now being tracked by Albion after manager Steve Clarke dispatched scouts to watch the £3 million rated Costa Rican. Daily Mail