Obafemi Martins: Lavente Holds on Martins. The Granotes look set to book their place in the Europe League group phase and are hoping to add some more firepower to their front-line, and have targeted Rubin Kazan’s Nigerian international as their first choice.
Brazilian international Maicon will be reunited with his former Inter coach Roberto Mancini after agreeing a move to the Premier League champions.
Walcott subject of £12m Man City bid
Manchester City will test the resolve of Arsenal to hold on to contract rebel Theo Walcott by offering the Gunners £12m for the 23-year-old