Football transfer rumours and news: Friday, March 2

NEWCASTLE United, Sunderland, Chelsea, Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester United and Barcelona are among the clubs making the news today.

Lee Cattermole says if he picks up the booking this weekend which will see him miss Sunderland’s FA Cup quarter-final against Everton – then so be it – Sunderland Echo

North East rivals Newcastle and Sunderland are to compete for the signing of Crystal Palace’s 19-year-old striker Wilfried Zaha – Daily Star

Meanwhile, Newcastle face competition from Stoke in the race to sign 24-year-old Olympiakos forward Kevin Mirallas – Daily Mail

Romelu Lukaku has demanded answers from Chelsea about why he has not featured in more games and wants to make a loan move to London rivals Fulham – Daily Mail

Barcelona have joined Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City in their pursuit of Athletic Bilbao’s Fernando Llorente, 27 – talkSPORT

Bundesliga duo Hamburg and Borussia Dortmund look set to compete with Manchester United for the signature of Basel midfielder Granit Xhaka, 19 – talkSPORT

Tottenham Hotspur target, France forward Loic Remy, 25, has insisted he will make no decision on his future until after Euro 2012 – Inside Futbol

Manchester United, Manchester City, Arsenal and Liverpool are all watching Anderlecht’s Matias Suarez, 23, according to the Argentine striker’s agent – talkSPORT

Chelsea defender David Luiz has admitted that he is aware of growing interest in his services from Spanish giants Barcelona – The Sun