Football transfer rumours – Wednesday, September 5

TRANSFER rumours in the football world continue and on Wednesday, September 5, they involve Newcastle United, Manchester United, Liverpool, Arsenal, Chelsea and Tottenham, amongst others.

Newcastle will try again to sign winger Tom Ince, 20, from Blackpool in January after having a £4m bid rejected – Full story: Daily Mirror

Manchester United made a £38m bid for Brazil star Neymar on transfer deadline day but the 20-year-old wanted to stay at Santos until after his country host the 2014 World Cup – Full story: The Sun

Liverpool are rumoured to be set to make a shock move for former Juventus forward Alessandro Del Piero, 37 – Full story: talkSPORT

However, Australian A-League side Sydney FC are also reportedly set to announce they have signed the Italian World Cup winner – Full story: The Australian

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers was prepared to swap midfielder Jordan Henderson, winger Stewart Downing or left-back Jose Enrique to land Fulham striker Clint Dempsey, who instead moved to Tottenham – Full story: Daily Mail

Arsenal are understood to have offered Andrey Arshavin a free transfer in the hope that the 31-year-old midfielder will finally find a new club before the Russian transfer window closes on Thursday, with Dynamo Moscow the favourites for his signature – Full story: Daily Telegraph

Tottenham Hotspur and Porto submitted an agreed deal sheet for Joao Moutinho, 25, on deadline day but a third party with a stake in the Portuguese midfielder is reported to have scuppered the deal – Full story: Guardian

Lyon have asked Chelsea to name their price for out-of-favour Blues winger Florent Malouda, 32 – Full story: Metro