Football transfer gossip (September 15): Everton, Sunderland, Aston Villa

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Chelsea and Manchester City are leading the chase for one of Europe’s top prospects after making repeated checks on Benfica’s £24m-rated striker Nelson Oliveira, 20, who is currently impressing on loan with Spanish side Deportivo La Coruna.

Full story: Daily Mail

Manchester City hope to use new chief executive Ferran Soriano’s knowledge of Barcelona to tie up deals for highly rated winger Cristian Tello, 21, midfielder Sergi Roberto, 20, and winger Gerard Deulofeu, 18.

Full story: talkSPORT

Emile Heskey - available on a free since he left Aston Villa at the end of last season - is wanted by Conference side Macclesfield, who believe the former Liverpool and England striker, 34, can fire them back into the Football League.

Full story: Daily Mirror

Fulham are lining up a move for Standard Liege goalkeeper Sinan Bolat, 24, to replace veteran Mark Schwarzer, 39.

Full story: talkSPORT

Midfielder David Meyler, 23, will stay at Sunderland after manager Martin O’Neill decided against sending him on loan to Hull.

Full Story: Sunderland Echo

Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho has told all of the suitors for Cristiano Ronaldo “to forget” about signing the forward despite the 27-year-old previously stating he is “sad” at the Bernabeu.

Full story: the Sun

Everton may look to add to their options in central midfield by bringing in free agent Thomas Hitzlsperger, 30. The former-Aston Villa player was released by Bundesliga side Wolfsburg at the end of last season.

Full story: Daily Express

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