EPL: Top transfer news and rumours on January 27

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Top transfer news and rumours on Jan 27
London, Jan 27: Premier League giants eye Benteke, Beckham to lure top English players to MLS, Coutinho set for Liverpool medical, Reading want Ince, Begovic prefers Manchester United, Diame wants Arsenal switch, Arsene Wenger wants to sign new striker, all the transfer news and rumours from the Barclays Premier League on Jan 27.

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  • Premier League giants Manchester City, Arsenal, Liverpool and Tottenham are reportedly interested in Aston Villa striker Crisitan Benteke. The 22-year old striker could leave struggling Villa, who are currently one point above the relegation zone. Benteke has already scored 11 goals this season.
  • MLS wants former England captain David Beckham to lure Premier League stars like Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard to join the league.
  • Beckham will also try and convince Peter Crouch, Ashley Cole and Michael Carrick to join MLS in the U.S.
  • Liverpool target Philippe Coutinho is set for a medical after Inter Milan agreed a £8.5million offer from the Reds.
  • Reading have entered the race to sign Blackpool winger Tom Ince with a £8m bid for the 20-year old. Liverpool are favourites to sign him but Swansea City are also keen on the Blackpool winger.
  • Stoke City keeper Asmir Begovic prefers a move to Manchester United during the summer. Manchester City, Arsenal and Liverpool have shown interest in the Bosnian but he has already set his sights on Old Trafford. Stoke will demand £14million for the 25-year old stopper.
  • Nicolas Anelka has signed for Juventus on a five-month deal from China's Shangai Shenhua. QPR were interested in the former Chelsea striker.
  • Newcastle have completed the signing of French international Moussa Sissoko from Toulouse for an undisclosed fee.
  • West Ham midfielder Mohamed Diame is desperate to join Arsenal this month. The Gunners are also keen on Diame, 25, who has a release clause of £3.5million in his contract. Diame turned up late for a team meeting which angered Hammers boss Sam Allardyce.
  • Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has admitted he will try and sign a new striker before the transfer window ends. Gunners have been linked with Barcelona striker David Villa, Atletico Madrid forward Adrian Lopez and Fiorentina's Stevan Jovetic.
  • Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers doesn't doubt Luis Suarez commitment to the club and has said the Uruguayan isn;t going anywhere. Suarez has been linked with a £ 40 million move to Bayern Munich next summer as Pep Guardiola's top target.
  • West Bromwich Albion have turned down a transfer request from striker Peter Odemwingie. The Bagies have rejected an offer from QPR.
  • Liverpool are considering selling defender Sebastian Coates to Brazilian club Gremio for £7million.
  • Newcastle are in talks to sign Vitesse Arnhem's £12million-rated Ivory Coast striker Wilfried Bony

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Story first published: Sunday, January 27, 2013, 16:51 [IST]
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