EPL 2012-13: Top transfer news and rumours on August 2

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EPL transfer news and rumours on Aug 2
London, Aug 2: Robin van Persie joins Juventus, claims FIFA agent. Andy Carroll to move away from Anfield. Chelsea target Neymar. Luka Modric to stay? Joe Allen offered a lucrative deal by Liverpool.

EPL 2012-13: Top transfer news and rumours on August 1

Today's transfer news and rumours:

  • Arsenal's wantaway striker Robin van Persie has signed a contract with Italian champions Juventus, claims FIFA agent Fabio Parisi.
  • The Gunners are set to sign Spanish playmaker Santi Cazorla for £18m. The 27-year-old will fly to London for a medical.
  • Tottenham are eyeing a move for Dutch goalkeeper Maarten Stekelenburg. The 29-year-old will cost Andre Villas-Boas around £8 million.
  • Andy Carroll's omission from Liverpool's squad for Europa League third round qualifiers indicates the 23-year-old is likely to move on. With West Ham desperate to land the former Newcastle United frontman.
  • Aston Villa have signed Dutch defender Ron Vlaar on a three-year contract for around for a fee reported to be in the region of £3m. The 27-year-old Dutch international becomes Villa's third summer signing.
  • Liverpool are believed to have offered Swansea playmaker Joe Allen a lucrative offer. The 22-year-old Welshman has reportedly agreed terms with the Anfield club.
  • Fulham are planning to improve their attacking options with a possible move for Arsenal's Andrey Asharvin and striker Jordan Rhodes from Huddersfield.
  • The Londoners are struggling to keep forward Clint Dempsey who missed their pre-season tour to Switzerland while playmaker Moussa Dembele is a target for Real Madrid.
  • Chelsea are in the hunt for Brazilian star Neymar but have to battle it out with La Liga giants Real Madrid and Barcelona.
  • The European Champions will have to bid £8m for Marseille right-back Cesar Azpilicueta after a £4.5m bid was rejected for the Spanish international.
  • Newcastle have increased their bid to capture France full-back Mathieu Debuchy from Lille. Magpies have had a earlier bid rejected by the France Ligue 1 outfit.

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Story first published: Thursday, August 2, 2012, 14:00 [IST]
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