Transfer Rumours Friday, July 6 2012: Sunderland, Newcastle, Manchester United, Manchester City, Arsenal, Chelsea, Tottenham, Portsmouth, Queen’s Park Rangers

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JUVENTUS are the new favourites to sign Arsenal striker Robin van Persie, 28, after they moved ahead of both Manchester United and City – Daily Mirror

Theo Walcott is also considering his future with Arsenal, as he enters the final year of his current deal – The Sun

Chelsea are hoping to finalise a £10million move for Wigan striker Victor Moses – Daily Mirror

Arsenal are considering a move for Newcastle midfielder Cheick Tiote, but will refuse to pay the £20million asking price – talkSPORT

And it appears the Gunners are not the only Premier League clubs monitoring Rennes midfielder Tongo Doumbia, with the player himself saying his agent was currently dealing with offers – talkSPORT

Manchester United have made a bid in the region of £20million for Portugal midfielder Joao Moutinho – The Times

Tottenham are ready to listen to offers for Rafael van der Vaart, 29. A fee of £10million-plus is likely to be enough to capture the Dutch international attacking midfielder – Daily Mail

Spurs are also contemplating bringing former Chelsea, Arsenal and Portsmouth midfielder Lassana Diarra, 27, back to the Premier League, after he was told he could leave Real Madrid – Metro

Brighton want to take Manchester City defender Wayne Bridge on loan next season. The 31-year-old spent the end of last season on loan at Sunderland – Daily Mail

Tottenham’s new boss Andre Villas-Boas is heading for a war with Sir Alex Ferguson over Manchester United defender Ezekiel Fryers, 19, who is set to sign for Spurs – Daily Mirror

Aston Villa could make a move for Sheffield United right-back Matthew Lowton – Daily Express

Newcastle are set to sign Coventry’s 18-year-old midfielder Gael Bigirimana – Independent

Queen’s Park Rangers are preparing an £8million bid for Celtic midfielder Ki Sung-Yueng – Daily Mail

Rangers manager Ally McCoist wants to sign former Celtic striker Craig Beattie as the Ibrox club prepare for life in the Scottish Football League – Daily Record