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Arsenal striker Robin van Persie has accepted proposed wages of £210,000 a week to move to Manchester City, although a transfer fee has yet to be agreed between the two clubs. The deal would make the 28-year-old the Premier League’s highest-earning player once City sell Carlos Tevez. (Sunday Times)

Edin Dzeko could make way for Van Persie at Manchester City with Milan and Juventus considering offering the 25-year-old striker, signed from Wolfsburg for £27m 14 months ago, a move to Italy. (Sunday Mirror)

Manchester City are also set to launch a bid for Real Madrid’s 24-year-old striker Gonzalo Higuain.  Manager Roberto Mancini wants the £35m-rated Argentinian as part of a new-look front line that also includes van Persie. (People)

City will face competition for Higuain’s signature from Chelsea with the Blues strikers Fernando Torres and Didier Drogba struggling against poor form and advancing years respectively. (Metro)

Arsenal are preparing a £25m bid which, if successful, would make Borussia Dortmund’s 19-year-old attacker Mario Gotze  the most expensive signing in the club’s history. (Mail on Sunday)

Arsenal are also set to snatch Ajax’s £10m-rated centre-back Jan Vertonghen,  24, from under Tottenham’s noses. (Sunday Mirror)

Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson attended Lille’s match away to Lyon on Saturday evening, sparking suggestions that he is about to challenge Tottenham and Arsenal in the race for the visitors’ 21-year-old attacker Eden Hazard. (101 Great Goals)

Bundesliga club Hannover are ready to offer Sunderland’s on-loan Arsenal striker Nicklas Bendtner a chance to kickstart his career with a £4m move to Germany this summer. (Sunday Mirror)

Liverpool are keeping an eye on Borussia Dortmund midfielder Jakub Blaszczykowski with a view to making a concrete offer for the Poland international in the summer. (Footy Latest)


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