Football transfer rumours and news: Wednesday, September 5

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Newcastle United, Manchester United, Liverpool and Spurs are in the headlines today.

Newcastle will try again to sign winger Tom Ince, 20, from Blackpool in January after having a £4million bid rejected – Full story: Daily Mirror

Manchester United made a £38million bid for Brazil star Neymar on transfer deadline day but the 20-year-old wanted to stay at Santos until after his country host the 2014 World Cup – Full story: The Sun

Liverpool are rumoured to be set to make a shock move for former Juventus forward Alessandro Del Piero, 37 – Full story: talkSPORT

However, Australian A-League side Sydney FC are also reportedly set to announce they have signed the Italian World Cup winner – Full story: The Australian

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers was prepared to swap midfielder Jordan Henderson, winger Stewart Downing or left-back Jose Enrique to land Fulham striker Clint Dempsey, who instead moved to Tottenham – Full story: Daily Mail

Arsenal are understood to have offered Andrey Arshavin a free transfer in the hope that the 31-year-old midfielder will finally find a new club before the Russian transfer window closes on Thursday, with Dynamo Moscow the favourites for his signature – Full story: Daily Telegraph

Tottenham Hotspur and Porto submitted an agreed deal sheet for Joao Moutinho, 25, on deadline day but a third party with a stake in the Portuguese midfielder is reported to have scuppered the deal – Full story: Guardian

Lyon have asked Chelsea to name their price for out-of-favour Blues winger Florent Malouda, 32 – Full story: Metro