Transfer rumours July 12: Liverpool, Newcastle, West Ham, Fulham, Spurs, Chelsea, Aston Villa, Everton

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NEWCASTLE are preparing a £10million bid to bring Liverpool striker Andy Carroll back to the North East – Independent

But West Ham boss Sam Allardyce has been given the go-ahead to begin negotiations over a season-long loan for Carroll – the Sun

Meanwhile, Fulham are ready to offer Clint Dempsey as a makeweight in a deal to land Carroll on loan – Daily Mirror

New Spurs boss Andre Villas-Boas wants Porto midfielder Joao Moutinho as a replacement for Luka Modric, who is set to leave White Hart Lane this summer – talkSPORT

Porto striker Hulk has denied he is close to agreeing a move to Chelsea, insisting he is happy in Portugal – talkSPORT

Spurs frontman Jermain Defoe is a £5m target for Premier League new boys Reading – Metro

West Brom and Aston Villa are both battling to sign Rennes midfielder Tongo Doumbia – Daily Express

Spurs midfielder Rafael van der Vaart could be on his way to the United Arab Emirates after a move to German outfit Hamburg fell through – Daily Mail

Everton have shelved their interest in out-of-contract striker Hugo Rodallega after the former Wigan demanded £70,000 a week wages – Daily Star

Birmingham keeper Jack Butland has warned that he could St Andrew’s, amid talk of a £6million switch to Southampton – Daily Express