Football transfer rumours and news: Thursday, June 14

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

Cheik Tiote feels at home at Newcastle United – and has no intention of leaving the club – Shields Gazette

Former Sunderland midfielder Brian Atkinson has urged the Black Cats to do all they can to keep Stephane Sessegnon this summer – Sunderland Echo

Juventus have sent their director and former player Pavel Nedved to meet Arsenal striker Robin van Persie, 28, to discuss a move to Turin – Metro

Manchester City and Chelsea are facing competition from Serie A champions Juventus for the signing of Napoli striker Edinson Cavani, 25 – talkSPORT

Former Chelsea striker Salomon Kalou, 26, would be open to a move to Liverpool to link up with former Blues coach Brendan Rodgers, according to the player’s agent – Liverpool Echo

Liverpool have been told that another target, Barcelona forward Cristian Tello, 20, will cost them £7m – Daily Mail

Chelsea are lining up a move for Malaga striker Salomon Rondon, 22, as they seek a replacement for Didier Drogba – Metro

West Ham are preparing a bid for Blackburn striker Yakubu, 29, who would cost the Hammers £1m – The Sun