Football transfer rumours and news: Friday, May 11

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Newcastle United, Sunderland, Manchester City, Manchester United, Tottenham and Chelsea are among the clubs making the news today.

Lee Cattermole believes Danny Welbeck should have been crowned PFA Young Player of the Year as Sunderland prepare to lock horns with their former loanee this weekend – Sunderland Echo

Martin O’Neill is intent on re-creating the atmosphere from Sunderland’s FA Cup quarter-final on a regular basis – Sunderland Echo

Alan Pardew’s hopeful Hatem Ben Arfa’s got another wonder strike up his sleeve – at the stadium where he opened his Newcastle United account – Shields Gazette

Manchester City look set to beat rivals United to the signing of Lille playmaker Eden Hazard, 21. “My wish is to go to the Premier League. It’s the blue that I’ll be wearing next season. Definitely the blue,” Hazard reportedly told a French TV station – Manchester Evening News

Manchester United, Manchester City and Chelsea may move for Fulham’s Moussa Dembele this summer. The Belgian international is out of contract at Craven Cottage in 2013, and is already being chased by Arsenal, Liverpool and Tottenham – Metro

Tottenham want Ben Foster to be their long-term replacement for 40-year-old goalkeeper Brad Friedel – Daily Mirror

Spurs’s hopes of signing on-loan Manchester City striker Emmanuel Adebayor on a permanent deal may be scuppered by New York Red Bulls. The American Major League Soccer side want to reunite the 29-year-old with former Arsenal team-mate Thierry Henry – Metro

Chelsea will face a battle with Real Madrid and Roma to land Gregory Van Der Wiel. The Ajax right-back has seen talks with Valencia break down – talkSPORT

Manchester City have made first contact with Napoli over a deal for Edinson Cavani, according to reports in Italy – talkSPORT

Chelsea are hoping to beat Liverpool to the signature of Partizan Belgrade’s 18-year-old attacking midfielder Lazar Markovic, who has been recommended by Avram Grant – Daily Mail

Arsenal may enter the race to sign Borussia Dortmund attacking midfielder Shinji Kagawa. The Japanese international wants to leave the Bundesliga club this summer and has been linked with a number of prospective suitors, most notably Manchester United –

Midfielder Paul Pogba, 19, will sign a four-year deal at Juventus on 1 July after deciding against signing a new contract with Manchester United – Daily Mail

Roberto Martinez expects all his out-of-contract players, which includes Hugo Rodallega and Mohamed Diame, to leave the club – Sky Sports