Football transfer rumours and news: Wednesday, September 19

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Newcastle United, Sunderland, Celtic and Manchester City are among the clubs in the news today.

Barcelona want Newcastle keeper Tim Krul, 24, as a back-up for Victor Valdes – Full story: Daily Mirror

Sunderland defender Titus Bramble wants to extend his stay at the Stadium of Light – Sky Sports

Aiden McGeady’s agent says the former Celtic winger would consider a move to the Premier League if Spartak Moscow received a ‘serious’ offer – Sky Sports

Torino sporting director Gianluca Petrachi claims there is huge interest from some of European’s elite clubs – including Manchester United – for centre-back Angelo Ogbonna – Sky Sports

Former Aston Villa forward Emile Heskey, 34, is set for a surprise move to Australian club Newcastle Jets – Full story: Metro

Football development executive Patrick Vieira says that Manchester City’s big-spending days are over – Full story: talkSPORT

Fulham manager Martin Jol will wait for out-of-contract defender Zdenek Grygera, 32, to prove his fitness before deciding whether to offer him a new contract –

Full story: Fulham Chronicle

Arsenal striker Sanchez Watt, 21, is open to a loan move to get first-team football – Full story: skysports.com