Transfer rumours, Tuesday August 21, 2012: Sunderland, Manchester City, Liverpool, Arsenal, Tottenham, West Ham, Wolves, Queens Park Rangers, Swansea, Fulham, Southampton, Blackburn, Norwich

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MANCHESTER City could lose star midfielder David Silva, 26, as contract talks stall over the Spaniard’s wage demands – Daily Mail

Silva is holding out for a contract that would put him up alongside City’s £200,000-a-week top earners before committing to a new long-term deal at Etihad Stadium – Daily Telegraph

Liverpool will tell Andy Carroll, 23, to decide on his future by the end of the week as the Reds look to avoid any deadline day drama over the striker as Tottenham show interest – Daily Mirror

Manchester City target Daniele De Rossi, 29, is set to stay with Roma and the midfielder has called a media conference for Tuesday, at which he is expected to confirm the decision – Daily Star

West Ham are set to give up their chase of Wolves midfielder Matt Jarvis, 26, as they close in on 25-year-old Rennes winger Razak Boukari – Evening Standard

Queens Park Rangers are interested in Tottenham defender Michael Dawson, 28 – The Times

Midfielder Tom Huddlestone, 25, could be heading out of White Hart Lane on loan, with Stoke keen on his signature – The Guardian

Tottenham are not interested in signing Arsenal’s 28-year-old striker Marouane Chamakh – talkSPORT

But they are planning to move for Roma midfielder Miralem Pjanic, 22, before the transfer window closes – Evening Standard

Spurs are also considering a move for 26-year-old Edin Dzeko, with no breakthrough in their attempts to sign Dzeko’s fellow Manchester City striker Emmanuel Adebayor – Daily Mirror

But 28-year-old Adebayor hopes to complete his £5million move from City to Tottenham later this week – The Sun

Swansea are set to break their club transfer record fee (currently £3.5million for Danny Graham) after Celtic accepted a £5million offer for 23-year-old South Korea midfielder Ki Sung-Yueng – Daily Star

Fulham are in talks with 29-year-old former Arsenal striker Eduardo as a possible £7 m replacement for unsettled forward Clint Dempsey – Daily Star

Zenit St Petersburg have made a fresh approach to permanently sign Andrey Arshavin, with Arsenal seeking £10million for the 31-year-old forward – The Times

The Black Cats hope to sign Johnson, 25-year-old Wolves striker Steven Fletcher and Blackburn defender Martin Olsson, 24, in a £25million triple deal – The Sun

Liverpool have emerged as favourites to sign Johnson before the transfer window closes at the end of August, according to The Independent, {but the Sunderland Echo has reported SAFC will not be beaten on wages or transfer fees by other clubs chasing Manchester City winger|but the Sunderland Echo has reported SAFC will not be beaten on wages or transfer fees by other clubs chasing Manchester City winger|}

Southampton are close to completing an £18million double deal for 21-year-old Uruguay winger Gaston Ramirez from Bologna and Blackpool’s wantaway Matt Phillips, 21 - Daily Mirror

Blackburn goalkeeper Mark Bunn, 27, has handed in a transfer request. Norwich City are reportedly interested – Lancashire Telegraph

Wolves have told want-away players Fletcher and Jarvis to come to terms with staying at Molineux – Express and Star