Football transfer gossip (May 4): Leeds United, Derby County, Manchester City

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Leeds forward Max Gradel is ready to turn down Newcastle and sign a new contract at Elland Road.

Full story: Daily Mail

Derby are lining up a shock move for Manchester United striker Michael Owen after manager Nigel Clough said he wanted “six or eight players, with at least one ‘biggish’ signing” over the summer.

Full story: Metro

Manchester City will not consider selling club captain Carlos Tevez for less than £50m this summer with the Argentine forward attracting the interest of Inter Milan.

Full story: Daily Telegraph

Porto president Pinto da Costa has revealed he will listen to offers for the club’s star trio - defender Rolando and strikers Hulk and Radamel Falcao.

Full story: Metro

Manchester United’s chief European scout Martin Ferguson is keeping tabs on Espanyol striker Pablo Daniel Osvaldo, who is also attracting the interest of Tottenham, Everton and Fulham. United are also watching Athletic Bilbao midfielder Javi Martinez.

Full story: Daily Mail

AC Milan owner Silvio Berlusconi, who is also Italy’s prime minister, has promised a summer of spending to turn the side into Champions League winners - and Tottenham winger Gareth Bale is on their hit list.

Full story: Daily Mirror

But Welshman Bale insists he will not be leaving White Hart Lane this summer.

Full story: Daily Mirror

Liverpool flop Alberto Aquilani’s permanent move to Juventus could be off after the Italian side said they would not pay the agreed fee.

Full story: Daily Mirror

Former Tottenham and West Ham striker Freddie Kanoute is to leave Spanish side Sevilla in the summer - but says he has already turned down offers to return to English football.

Full story: talkSPORT

Spanish side Sevilla are interested in signing Tottenham striker Roman Pavlyuchenko.

Full story: Daily Mail

Tottenham themselves are ready to offer £500,000 for Ipswich’s 18-year-old forward Caolan Lavery.

Full story: the Sun

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is preparing to hijack Manchester United’s rumoured £20m transfer of Everton midfielder Jack Rodwell.

Full story: Caught Offside

The Professional Footballers’ Association Scotland player of the year Emilio Izaguirre, who has been linked with several English teams, says he has no wish to leave Celtic after his impressive debut season.

Full story: Daily Express

Aston Villa’s Ashley Young, who is out of contract at the end of next season, is a summer target for Real Madrid.

Full story: Daily Mail

Fulham manager Mark Hughes is stepping up his interest in Young Boys of Berne striker Henri Bienvenu Ntsama.

Full story: Daily Mail

Newcastle manager Alan Pardew is tracking Toulouse’s £5m-rated defensive pair Cheikh M’Bengue and Franck Tabanou.

Full story: the Sun

Magpies defender Jose Enrique, who is being courted by Liverpool, Arsenal and Bayern Munich, has admitted his Newcastle future is in doubt and that he would be “happy” with a move.

Full story: Daily Mirror

Newcastle United will step up their attempts to sign highly-rated Saint-Etienne midfielder Blaise Matuidi in the summer.

Full story: Inside Futbol

QPR playmaker Adel Taarabt is attracting the interest of several top European clubs with Lazio plotting a summer move for the Rangers captain.

Full story: Daily Mirror

Or, Real Madrid could be set to beat Liverpool and Manchester United to the signature of QPR’s Taarabt.

Full story: Metro

Premier League bound QPR are themselves hopeful of bringing £12m-rated Arsenal striker Marouane Chamakh to Loftus Road this summer.

Full story: Caught Offside

Tottenham are interested in swapping forward Giovani dos Santos or winger Niko Kranjcar for £13.5m-rated Sevilla midfielder Diego Perotti. Full story: goal.com

Leeds United director of football Victor Orta. PIC: Jonathan Gawthorpe

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