Football transfer rumours and news: Thursday, July 26

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Newcastle United, Chelsea, Sunderland, West Ham, Manchester United, Aston Villa and Everton are among the clubs making the news today

Hatem Ben Arfa’s unlikely to play in Newcastle United’s games on the Algarve – Shields Gazette

Alan Pardew insists Newcastle will only make a move for Andy Carroll if Liverpool are willing to take a substantial loss and will not match their rumoured asking price of £20m – Radio Newcastle

Martin O’Neill is waiting to hear the outcome of Michael Turner’s talks with Norwich after confirming Sunderland have agreed a fee for the central defender – Sunderland Echo

Napoli striker Edinson Cavani’s agent has hinted the Uruguay striker, 25, could be open to a move to Chelsea after his wife fled to England to join him at the Olympics after she was mugged in Naples – Daily Mirror

Sao Paulo president says Manchester United’s move for 19-year-old winger Lucas Moura can be resurrected – Daily Mail

Everton and West Ham have been given hope they could resurrect the deal to sign Inter Milan’s striker Luc Castaignos, 19, after Dutch side FC Twente revealed they have not completed their move to sign him – talkSPORT

Frank Lampard, 34, has revealed he is ready to start negotiating a new contract that will keep him a Chelsea player for the rest of his career – Daily Mail

West Ham want to re-sign former defender James Collins, 28, from Aston Villa for £2m – The Sun

Juventus are considering a move for Manchester City striker Edin Dzeko, who has struggled to maintain a regular starting place at the Etihad – Gazzetta dello Sport

Chelsea have lodged a new £9m bid for Wigan striker Victor Moses, 21, who is in the last year of his contract at the DW Stadium – London Evening Standard

New Swansea manager Michael Laudrup is keen to sign Venezuela international Miku, 26, from Getafe – South Wales Evening Post