BPL's transfer speculation:
North East rivals Newcastle and Sunderland will go head-to-head in the battle for Tottenham striker Jermain Defoethis summer.
Manchester City want to sign Chelsea striker Didier Drogba .
Derby boss Nigel Clough is lining up an ambitious move for Manchester United striker Michael Owen.
Real Madrid have joined Liverpool, Manchester United and Tottenham in the chase for Aston Villa's Ashley Young.
Newcastle are plotting a £5m double swoop for Toulouse defenders Cheikh M'Bengue and Franck Tabanou .
Tottenham striker Roman Pavlyuchenko could finally be set to leave White Hart Lane this summer with Spanish side Sevillakeen on taking him to Las Liga.
Spurs are preparing a £500,000 bid for Ipswich's 18-year-old forward Caolan Lavery .
Fulham boss Mark Hughes is set to make a summer move for Young Boys of Berne striker Henri Bienvenu Ntsama.
West Ham want QPR boss Neil Warnockto take over from Avram Grant.
Newly-promoted Norwich are eyeing up a move for former Arsenal and Tottenham midfielder Rohan Ricketts.
Manchester City have decided they will not sell Carlos Tevez for anything less than £50m. Italian sides Inter Milan and Roma , along with Chelsea are all thought to be interested. If they sell, City will use the cash to buy Napoli striker Edinson Cavani and Bolton defender Gary Cahill.
Bayern Munich are plotting a move for Manchester City striker Emmanuel Adebayor , who is currently on loan at Real Madrid.
Tottenham have contacted Sevilla about a summer move for €15 million midfielder Diego Perotti, and are willing to offer Giovani dos Santos or Niko Kranjcar in part-exchange for the Argentine.