Football transfer gossip (April 21): Tottenham Hotspur, Leicester City, Arsenal

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Tottenham are trying to persuade Croatian midfield playmaker Luka Modric to sign a new contract - and keep him out of the clutches of Premier League rivals Chelsea and Manchester City.

Full story: the Sun

German side Hamburg have targeted Liverpool’s Dirk Kuyt, 31, as a summer signing after it emerged the Dutch forward can leave for £1m at the end of the season.

Full story: Metro

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has given striker Robin van Persie a 72-hour deadline to resolve his future and sign a new deal with the Gunners.

Full story: Daily Mirror

Serie A league leaders Juventus have set their sights on capturing Van Persie to spearhead their attack next season. But the Bianconeri are also keeping tabs on Chelsea’s Fernando Torres and Athletic Bilbao’s Iker Muniain.

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Fulham boss Martin Jol fears he could lose 22-goal forward Clint Dempsey in the summer if the American rejects a new deal at Craven Cottage.

Full story: the Sun

Arsenal are on the trail of one of the hottest prospects in Italian football who has been called the ‘new Gareth Bale’. Moroccan full-back Acharaf Laazar, 20, plays for Serie B side Verase and is apparently on Arsene Wenger’s radar.

Full story: talkSPORT

Leicester City keeper Kasper Schmeichel, 25, is a summer target for Tottenham, who want a younger goalkeeper to provide competition for 40-year-old veteran Brad Friedel.

Full story: the Sun

Tottenham Hotspur winger Gareth Bale will choose to stay at the club despite interest from Barcelona, says Spurs manager Harry Redknapp.

Full story: The Daily Telegraph

Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has confirmed that the club have provisionally reached agreement on a new contract with midfielder Paul Pogba, but the Scot is unsure whether the 19-year-old will put pen to paper.

Full story: Inside Futbol

Schalke striker Klaas-Jan Huntelaar has put off talks over a new deal until after Euro 2012, alerting Arsenal to the Dutch striker’s possible availability.

Full story: Caught offside

Brugge's Laurens De Bock, left, playing against Manchester United, is having a medical at Leeds United. (AP Photo/Laurent Dubrule)

De Bock undergoing medical at Leeds United