United boss banks on 72-hour window to snatch Madrid star Bale

Each day we'll bring you the very latest tabloid rumors as the biggest clubs around look to splash the cash to bolster their rosters. True or not, they're always entertaining...

Louis van Gaal is banking on a dramatic 72-hour window of opportunity to snatch Gareth Bale from Real Madrid.

John Stones will appeal directly to Everton chairman Bill Kenwright to let him leave Goodison Park and join Jose Mourinho at Chelsea this week.

Southampton have won the race to sign Virgil van Dijk and will pay £10m for Celtic defender.

West Ham have turned to France to solve their goalscoring problems and are lining up a move for Toulouse forward Wissam Ben Yedder.

Arsene Wenger admits he is under pressure to splash the cash to keep Arsenal in the title race - and that looks set to trigger a late £18m move for Lars Bender.

Andriy Yarmolenko is set to complete a £15m move to Everton after a private talk with boss Roberto Martinez about his plans for the club.

David de Gea's relationship with Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has broken down completely.

Chelsea are set to play all their home games at Wembley while their ground is being re-developed.

Andriy Yarmolenko is completing a switch to Everton - after Roberto Martinez sold him on the club.

Wayne Rooney insists that glory is the main motivation for Manchester United's players to return to the Champions League.

Ronald Koeman has slammed the transfer window deadline as crazy - and admits he is powerless to stop Sadio Mane being unsettled by speculation.

Gary Bowyer is set to become the first managerial casualty of the season after Blackburn's 1-0 defeat to Brighton saw the club plunge into the bottom of three of the Championship.

Manchester United's move for Neymar appears to have picked up steam this weekend after the player's agent was welcomed at Old Trafford.

Arsene Wenger is ready to gamble with his transfer kitty after Arsenal's rivals splashed the cash last week and the Gunners have been heavily linked with Edinson Cavani.

Mauricio Pochettino has dropped a huge hint that Spurs will try to do a deal for West Brom's Saido Berahino this week.

Paul Pogba's £69million transfer to Chelsea has moved a step closer after Juventus stepped up their interest in Juan Cuadrado.

Arsenal will make a £50m bid for Karim Benzema in the next 48 hours, according to a source close to the Bernabeu who claims the striker would consider a move to north London.

John Stones will not submit a transfer request at Everton as Jose Mourinho gets ready to test Everton's resolve with their fourth bid for the defender believed to be around £40m.

Liverpool are plotting an £11m bid for Real Madrid midfield star Asier Illarramendi.

Karim Benzema is ready to swap Real Madrid for Arsenal.

Edinson Cavani is set to fly into London to seal his move to Arsenal, according to stunning reports in Spain.

Everton are set to splash £24million on two players - Dynamo Kiev winger Andriy Yarmolenko and River Plate center-back Ramiro Funes Mori.

Real Madrid are not planning to bring in another striker before the transfer window closes at the end of the month and have full confidence in France forward Karim Benzema, Rafa Benitez said on Saturday.

Roberto Martinez has warned Chelsea that Everton will not sell John Stones even if the England defender hands in a transfer request.

Chelsea have made another check on the availability of Jose Mourinho's No 1 central defensive target Raphael Varane as their attempts to sign John Stones stumble.

Victor Wanyama has told Southampton he will not discuss a new contract and wants to leave the club.

Crystal Palace are set to re-enter the race for Queens Park Rangers striker Charlie Austin.

Eddie Howe has warned any new admirers that Callum Wilson will be going nowhere after the striker brought his brilliant Championship form into the Premier League with a match-winning hat-trick.

AC Milan have opened talks about a return for Liverpool misfit Mario Balotelli.

West Brom have revived their bid to sign Jonny Evans from Manchester United.

Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal is confident of making a marquee signing before the transfer window closes with both Real Madrid's Gareth Bale and Bayern Munich's Thomas Muller in his sights.

Neymar appears to have dealt a blow to Manchester United by agreeing to sign a new contract at Barcelona.

Arsenal have chartered a private jet to bring Karim Benzema over from Spain ahead of his transfer from Real Madrid, according to reports.

Seville have made an approach to sign Andy Carroll on loan despite the England striker not being fit to play for West Ham United after a lengthy knee injury.

Manchester City could announce a deal for Kevin De Bruyne as early as Monday after reaching agreement on a transfer worth £50m.

Arsene Wenger admits that a shortage of world-class strikers and the reluctance of cash-rich rivals to part with them is preventing Arsenal from making another marquee signing.