Football transfer rumours and news: Monday, March 26

ARSENAL, Manchester United, Chelsea and Liverpool are among the clubs making the news today.

Chelsea are planning an £80m bid to snap up Real Madrid pair Cristiano Ronaldo and Gonzalo Higuain. Owner Roman Abramovich is also considering an £58.5m move for Napoli duo Edinson Cavani and Ezequiel Lavezzi – Daily Telegraph

The Blues are ready to take on Tottenham in the race to lure the highly sought-after Eden Hazard away from French club Lille this summer, with Arsenal, Manchester United and Manchester City also keen on the 21-year-old Belgium international. – Metro

Martin Jol has revealed he may have to sell Fulham’s best players in the summer – but insists he can find the right young replacements to fill their places – Daily Mirror

Norwich manager Paul Lambert is ready to make a bid for Nottingham Forest pair Chris Gunter and Garath McCleary as he looks to build on the Canaries’ impressive Premier League form next season – Daily Mirror

PSV Eindhoven winger Dries Mertens is set to snub interest from Liverpool and head to Bayern Munich instead – The Sun

Liverpool are considering a move for unhappy Man City striker Edin Dzeko, who could be made available in the summer – Footy Latest

Liverpool are understood to have offered trials to three of Ghana’s brightest young talents. Bright Gyenfi, James Akaminko and Nurudeen Amed are all due on Merseyside next month – Sky Sports