But with Aguero's release clause now reduced to £38 million, the Blues could be back in for the Argentine strikers ooner than expected. (IMscouting)
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Liverpool defender Daniel Agger has reportedly told the club that he wishes to leave if he doesn't start regularly. Arsenal are in desperate need of an experienced centre-half and Arsene Wenger is considering a move to bring Agger to the Emirates. (caughtoffside.com)
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Liverpool and Tottenham hope to sign out-of-favour Manchester City striker Emmanuel Adebayor on loan but could face competition from Real Madrid. (The Sun)
Manchester United hope to wrap up a deal for Real Madrid midfielder Lassana Diarra. The Frenchman has told Jose Mourinho he wants to leave the club. (Various)
Birmingham are close to agreeing a £7m deal for Tottenham forward Robbie Keane.
Blackburn Rovers and West Ham are both hoping to secure the signature of injury-prone Barcelona defender Gabriel Milito. (Daily Mirror)