FOOTBALL RUMOURS: New Manchester City bid for Raheem Sterling, Radamel Falcao set for Chelsea, Manchester United chasing Dutch keeper

Manchester City have tabled a second bid of around £40m for Liverpool and England forward Raheem Sterling, according to Sky Sports, the Daily Mail and talkSport.

BBC Sport report that the Sterling offer is £35.5m and likely to be rejected. Click HERE to read story.

Sky also claim Chelsea have agreed a season-long loan deal with Monaco for Radamel Falcao.

And the Daily Mail say that Juan Cuadrado has dropped a big hint over Falcao’s future by calling the Manchester United flop an ‘important club team-mate’. Click HERE to read story.

The Liverpool Echo report that Anfield Brendan Rodgers is hoping to clinch the signings of both Nathaniel Clyne and Joe Gomez before turning his attentions to Aston Villa’s Christian Benteke. The Reds boss is said to be keen on getting his next three transfer targets tied up to take Liverpool’s recruitment to six, before the transfer window even officially opens. Click HERE to read story

Inter Milan have rejected an offer for Mateo Kovacic from Liverpool - which included Mario Balotelli as a makeweight, according to talkSport. Click HERE to read story

Another talkSport story suggests that the latest to join the ever-growing list of goalkeepers linked with a transfer to United is Ajax shotstopper Jasper Cillessen. The Netherlands international gained the best rating (7.15) of all goalkeepers in the Eredivisie last season, earning him a place in the Dutch team of the season. Click HERE to read story

The Daily Mail say Jose Mourinho is stalling on an £11m deal for keeper Petr Cech as the Chelsea manager is reluctant to help out rivals Arsenal. Click HERE to read story.