Football transfer rumours and news: Friday, August 10

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Sunderland, Manchester United, Arsenal, Chelsea, Birmingham and Tottenham are among the clubs making the news today

John Guidetti’s proposed loan move from Manchester City to Sunderland could be in jeopardy because the 20-year-old Swedish striker is struggling to shake off a virus – Daily Mail

Luka Modric is being forced to train on his own at Tottenham’s training ground, but Real Madrid could be cooling their interest in the 26-year-old Croatian midfielder – Daily Mirror

Manchester United chief executive David Gill is set for more negotiations with Arsenal this weekend over the possible transfer of striker Robin van Persie, 29 – Daily Telegraph

Chelsea are looking to sign Napoli centre-forward Edinson Cavani, 25, after Zenit St Petersburg made a move for 26-year-old Porto striker Hulk – Daily Star

Spurs hope to sign Inter Milan goalkeeper Julio Cesar, 32, on a free transfer – the Sun

However, the Italian club have asked that Spurs right-back Kyle Walker, 22, be included in part-exchange for the Brazil international – the Times

Dutch international Wesley Sneijder is urging Inter Milan to buy his team-mate, 27-year-old midfielder Nigel de Jong, from Manchester City – Metro

Chelsea are looking at Juventus right-back Stephan Lichtsteiner, 28, after their move for 22-year-old Spanish defender Cesar Azpilicueta of Marseille stalled – Daily Mirror

Middlesbrough hope to finalise a loan move for Chelsea’s 19-year-old midfielder Josh McEachran – Daily Mail

Celtic midfielder Ki Sung-Yeung, 23, is now a target for Atletico Madrid as well as Arsenal – talkSPORT

Caen striker M’Baye Niang, 17, is set to disappoint Arsenal, Manchester City and Tottenham by joining AC Milan on loan – Evening Standard

Birmingham have decided not to sign defender Lee Naylor, 32, after an unsuccessful trial period – Birmingham Mail

West Brom manager Steve Clarke hopes to add to his new club’s defensive options during the remainder of the transfer window – Express & Star