Football transfer gossip (May 18): Wolves, Reading, Leicester City

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Arsenal legend Patrick Vieira claims the Gunners have left it too late to keep Manchester City and Juventus target Robin van Persie, who has 12 months left on his contract.

Full story: Daily Mirror

Talks between Van Persie and Arsenal on Wednesday ended in deadlock despite the Gunners offering their captain a three-year deal worth £130,000 a week with a £5m signing-on fee.

Full story: Daily Mail

Reading want to start life in the Premier League with Joe Cole. The newly promoted Royals have earmarked the Liverpool midfielder, who currently has two years left on his £70,000-a-week contract, as a loan signing. Joe Cole spent last season in France on loan at Lille

Full story: Daily Star

Tottenham have made a move for Ivory Coast striker Arouna Kone, a free agent after a successful season-long loan from Sevilla to fellow Spanish side Levante, where he scored 15 goals.

Full story: Daily Mirror

Paris Saint-Germain are monitoring Napoli’s 27-year-old Argentine forward Ezequiel Lavezzi, who is also thought to have been targeted by Manchester City.

Full story: talkSPORT

Liverpool striker Luis Suarez has admitted he would welcome the opportunity of playing in Spain.

Full story: Metro

Leicester have agreed a deal worth £1m for Fleetwood Town’s prolific striker Jamie Vardy.

Full story: Daily Mail

Morocco international Younes Belhanda says he wants to stay with Montpellier for another season, despite being linked with Manchester City and Arsenal.

Full story: talkSPORT

Wolves striker Steven Fletcher is expected to reject the chance of a move to Sunderland.

Full story: Daily Mail

Sunderland keeper Craig Gordon says he could still remain with the club despite his contract having expired at the end of the season.

Full story: Goal.com

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