Football transfer talk and gossip (Friday, March 21)

Football transfer talk and gossip.
Football transfer talk and gossip.

Newcastle United, Chelsea, Manchester City, Tottenham, Liverpool and Arsenal make the headlines

Newcastle boss Alan Pardew, 52, has revealed he is making plans to overhaul his squad in the summer - Daily Express

Chelsea’s Fernando Torres, 30, has been linked with a return to former club Atletico Madrid in a swap deal involving fellow forward Diego Costa, 25 - Daily Mirror

Manchester City are preparing a summer move for Liverpool’s Uruguay striker Luis Suarez, 27 - Metro

Benfica boss Jorge Jesus has confirmed Liverpool’s interest in £25m-rated striker Rodrigo, 23 - Daily Mail

Inter Milan are favourites to sign Portuguese midfielder William Carvalho, 21, unless Liverpool or Manchester United can get in first - Talksport

The agent of Bayern Munich’s Mario Mandzukic, 27, has flown into London for talks with Arsenal and Chelsea about the Croatian striker - Inside Futbol

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers is keen to reward left-back Jon Flanagan, 21, with a new contract - Guardian

Tottenham legend Glenn Hoddle, 56, a former Spurs player and manager, believes the club has squandered the £86.9m they received from Real Madrid for Gareth Bale, 24 - Daily Mail