Former BURNLEY striker Kyle Lafferty is on the brink of signing for Championship newcomers Norwich City. The Northern Ireland international is currently playing in Italy for Palermo.

QUEENS PARK RANGERS are close to announcing the signing of former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand who will be reunited with Harry Redknapp, the manager who have him his West Ham debut.

SWANSEA look set to miss out on the signing of Standard Liege's Belgian forward Michy Batshuayi who is set to join Marseille.

HULL CITY are weighing up a move for Espanyol defender Hector Moreno but could face competition from Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur for the 26-year-old.

SUNDERLAND are keen to bring defender Kurt Zouma to the club on loan. The 19-year-old has just completed a £12m move to Chelsea.

Real Madrid are readying a bid to sign Liverpool striker Luis Suarez with the Uruguay striker’s father in law saying the time was right for the 28-year-old to make a move to Spain.

EVERTON have been told they cannot sign Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku on loan next season. The Toffees were interested in bringing the Belgium international back to Goodison Park after a successful spell last season.

Serie A giants Inter Milan are closing in on a deal for MANCHESTER UNITED winger Nani with the Italian club prepared to pay £12m for the 27-year-old.

MANCHESTER UNITED have been told by new Southampton boss Ronald Koeman that they will have to pay £40m to sign Southampton defender Luke Shaw.

TOTTENHAM are weighing up a move for Sunderland defender John O’Shea.

WEST HAM are eyeing a surprise £6m move for Swansea City forward Michu.

ARSENAL are stepping up their interest in Real Madrid forward Angel Di Maria. The Argentina international is also wanted by Manchester United.