Football transfer rumours and news: Thursday, May 10

Transfer Rumours
Transfer Rumours

NEWCASTLE, Manchester City, Manchester United and Barcelona are among the clubs making the news today.

Former Newcastle trainee Lewis Guy, who signed a pre-contract agreement with St Mirren in January, is already training with the Paisley side after leaving MK Dons – Daily Record

Yaya Toure has dropped a transfer bombshell on Manchester City just days before the Premier League title decider after the 28-year-old said he would love to return to Barcelona – Daily Express

Juventus have become the first club to publicly express an interest in signing Robin Van Persie, but Arsenal are confident they can keep the Netherlands striker at Emirates Stadium – Guardian

Manchester United are lining up a sensational move for 28-year-old Van Persie, who has just one year remaining on his contract, as Sir Alex Ferguson attempts to compete with big-spending Manchester City in the transfer market – talkSPORT

Ferguson is also preparing to make a £10million bid for Everton left-back Leighton Baines – Daily Mirror

Chelsea are set to defy the wishes of their fans by letting Didier Drogba leave this month – after the striker’s demands for a new two-year deal fell on deaf ears – Daily Mirror

Liverpool are chasing Juventus outcast and 27-year-old Serbia winger Milos Krasic – talkSPORT

Reds boss Kenny Dalglish is also eyeing Real Madrid utility man Hamit Altintop, 29, as a possible replacement for Dirk Kuyt, who is wanted by Hamburg – Metro

Goalkeeper Paul Robinson, 32, is considering his future at relegated Blackburn — and West Ham will lead the fight for his signature – the Sun

Leicester City are willing to offer defender Kelvin Wilson a rapid return to the Championship in England after an injury-hit season with Celtic – Daily Mail

Partick Thistle midfielder Paul Cairney is close to completing a move to Hibernian, with his contract expiring in the summer – The Sun