Transfer Rumours Monday June 18 2012: Arsenal, Tottenham, West Ham, QPR, Aston Villa, Liverpool, Swansea

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France and Rennes midfielder Yann M’Vila, 21, admits he is interested in a move to Arsenal as Gunners manager Arsene Wenger looks to do business early in the transfer window – talkSPORT

Luka Modric is close to moving to Spain, with Real Madrid desperate to sign the 26-year-old Tottenham midfielder – Daily Mail

Barcelona are interested in making a move for Modric’s team-mate for club and country, 26-year-old defender Vedran Corluka – Footy Latest

West Ham are looking for a cut-price deal with a ‘buy-back clause’ for Joselu, the 22-year-old Real Madrid striker who has caught Wenger’s eye – Daily Mirror

Free agent Andy Johnson is in talks with QPR about a deal that will see him link up again with old boss Mark Hughes – the Sun

Paul Lambert is being urged to sign French left-back Massadio Haidara from AS Nancy – a target for previous boss Alex McLeish – Daily Mirror

Liverpool are interested in versatile Schalke and Germany defender Benedikt Howedes, 24, and are readying an offer as manager Brendan Rodgers is concerned about his options in the centre of defence – Caught Offside

The agent of Ajax defender Jan Vertonghen, 25, insists the player’s move to Tottenham is still set to go ahead despite the sacking of manager Harry Redknapp – Metro

Swansea want to buy Sweden striker Markus Rosenberg, 29, who is a free agent after five years at Werder Bremen – Daily Mail