EPL 2012-13: Top transfer news and rumours on August 12

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EPL transfer news and rumours on Aug 12
London, Aug 12: Robin van Persie to play first league game with Arsenal. Fulham's Clint Dempsey nearing Liverpool switch. Manchester City eye Everton's Jack Rodwell. QPR are interest in Spurs' William Gallas.

EPL 2012-13 Special

EPL 2012-13: Top transfer news and rumours on August 11

  • Robin van Persie could stay with Arsenal as Alex Ferguson fears Gunners boss Arsene Wenger will block any possible move to Manchester United.
  • Netherlands coach Luis van Gaal revealed that Robin van Persie will start the season with Arsenal despite interests from Manchester United, according to reports.
  • Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers will use midfielder Charlie Adam as bait to force a move for Fulham's Clint Dempsey.
  • Everton have accepted Manchester City's offer for 21-year-old midfielder Jack Rodwell, the Toffees confirmed on their official website. The deal is reportedly worth around £15 million.
  • Arsenal are planning to hijack financially troubled Spanish club Malaga. The Gunners are now eyeing a move for £8m-rated midfielder Isco after recently signing Santi Cazorla for £16.5 million.
  • Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers still wants to sign Theo Walcott from Arsenal to inject pace and width to his squad.
  • Tottenham have told William Gallas that he is free to leave White Hart Lane with Queens Park Rangers interested in the France centre-half.
  • QPR bad boy Joey Barton is on the brink of signing a season-long loan with Blackpool.
  • Manchester City are planning to bring South Korea left-back Yun Suk-Young to Eastlands as Aleksander Kolarov is set to leave the champions while the 22-year-old Korean will be a back-up for first choice left-back Gael Clichy.
  • Manchester City had rejected a £40m offer from cash-rich French side Paris Saint-Germain for star striker Mario Balotelli, according to reports.
  • Stoke City are eyeing a £3m move for Aston Villa defender Richard Dunne.
  • Newcastle are considering a move for PSV Eindhoven striker Ola Toivonen.
  • Tottenham boss Andre Villas-Boas has lost hopes of signing both Emmanuel Adebayor and Brazil's Leandro Damiao.

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Story first published: Sunday, August 12, 2012, 11:48 [IST]
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