ASTON VILLA have joined the race for BLACKPOOL’S Charlie Adam - and fancy their chances of pipping LIVERPOOL to the Scotman’s signature.

Darwen-born HUDDERSFIELD star Anthony Pilkington could be about to live his Premier League dream after NORWICH CITY tabled a £1.7m bid.

SUNDERLAND boss Steve Bruce is ready to make a swoop for MANCHESTER CITY striker John Guidetti, who had a spell on loan with Burnley last year, and will offer £3m for the Swede.

MANCHESTER UNITED’S Wes Brown is a major target for EVERTON, who see him as the ideal addition to their squad.

Old boys Alan Smith, Jonathan Woodgate and Lee Bowyer could be heading back to LEEDS UNITED on free transfers this summer as boss Simon Grayson looks for experience to his squad.

MANCHESTER CITY are set to offer 16-year-old Devante Cole, the son of Andrew Cole, professional terms.

FLEETWOOD TOWN goalkeeper Scott Davies has emerged as a transfer target for CARLISLE UNITED.

Scotland’s Stephen Crainey has rejected a new contract at Blackpool and is instead looking to join WIGAN.

LEICESTER will bid £1.25m for Leeds goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel.

Lassana Diarra has been told he can leave Real Madrid and is in talks with MANCHESTER UNITED.

Jay Bothroyd’s post-Cardiff City future is “yet to be decided”, according to his agent Sky Andrew. The striker has been linked to EVERTON, NEWCASTLE AND SUNDERLAND.