Football transfer rumours and news: Monday, July 23

Newcastle United, Liverpool, Sunderland, Arsenal and Manchester United are among the clubs making the news today

Newcastle United’s transfer business is deadlocked – with the club no nearer a breakthrough – Shields Gazette

Sunderland boss Martin O’Neill batted back claims that he is poised to sign Stephen Warnock and James Collins by pointing out that his need at the moment is for attackers – Sunderland Echo

Manchester United have agreed a £26million deal with Sao Paulo to sign Brazilian teenager Lucas Moura – Daily Mirror

Fulham striker Moussa Dembele is also in United’s sights with Sir Alex Ferguson reportedly ready to make a bid – Metro

Arsenal striker Robin van Persie wants a £10m-a-year contract, with Man United, Man City and Juventus all chasing the Dutchman – the Sun

Man City are targeting Italian midfielder Daniele De Rossi – Metro

Dutch international Ron Vlaar has blasted Aston Villa after they pulled out of a £3.2m deal – Daily Express

Spurs are ready to move for Roma striker Marco Borrielo after missing out on Athletico Madrid’s Adrian Lopez – Metro

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers insists defender Martin Skrtel is not available for transfer – Daily Telegraph

Southampton want to sign Blackburn defender Scott Dann – Daily Mirror

Fulham are ready to take Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku on a season-long loan – the Sun