London, Aug 11: Liverpool sign Joe Allen from Swansea City. Robin van Persie set to play Arsenal friendly against FC Koln. Sunderland boss eyes triple striker move. Craig Bellamy signs two-year contract at Cardiff. Luka Modric is set to hold talks with manager Andre Villas-Boas.
Liverpool completed the signing of Joe Allen from Swansea City in a deal worth £15million. The 22-year Welshman becomes manager Brendan Rodgers second signing this summer. The Reds move will triple Allen's wages to £45,000-a-week with £2million signing-on fee.
Liverpool also consider three more signings with Manchester City's Adam Johnson, Real Madrid's Nuri Sahin and Fulham's Clint Dempsey.
Robin van Persie is set to play Arsenal's friendly against FC Koln while manager Arsene Wenger hopes to keep his captain at the Emirates.
Internacional president Giovanni Luigi said Tottenham must pay £45million for striker Leandro Damiao, 22. The young striker is Brazil's top-scorer at the Olympics.
Luka Modric is set for showdowns talks with Spurs boss Andre Villas-Boas. The Croatian's dream move to Real Madrid may slip away.
Liverpool are planning a move for Atletico Madrid defender Diego Godin. The 26-year old Uruguay international could be a replacement for Daniel Agger who is linked with a move to Manchester City.
Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku has snubbed West Ham and Fulham to join West Brom Albion on a season-long loan.
Craig Bellamy has signed a two-year contract with Cardiff City from Liverpool. The 33-year old winger was on a season-long loan at his home-town club during 2010-11 season.
Alou Diarra has completed his £2m move to West Ham from Marseille.
Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini revealed several clubs came up with offers for striker Mario Balotelli but the Italian rejected any transfer move.
Wolves have slapped a £10 million price-tag on winger Matt Jarvis after turning down £6m plus add-ons offer from West Ham.
Sunderland manager Martin O'Neill is eyeing a triple move for Tottenham's Jermain Defoe, Wolves striker Steven Fletcher and Spartak Moscow winger Aiden McGeady.