Transfer News — 23 August 2012

Premier League Sunderland have agreed a fee with Championship side Wolves for star striker Steven Fletcher. The fee has yet to be revealed, but is believed to be in the region of £14million.

Wolves also look set to lose winger Matt Jarvis, after they agreed a fee in the region of £10million with West Ham.

Sunderland and West Ham are also believed to be interested in signing West Brom front man Peter Odemwingie. The 31 year-old has been outstanding for the Baggies, and West Brom boss Steve Clarke won’t want to lose the Nigerian international.

According to reports on Sky Sports Tottenham are in negotiations with Ukrainian champions Shakhtar Donetsk over the transfer of Brazilian midfielder Willian. The 24 year-old Brazilian is rated at £20million by his club and talks are set to continue.

According to British newspaper the Sun Chelsea have turned down a bid of £30million from English champions Manchester City for Brazilian international defender David Luiz. The flamboyant star has enjoyed mixed fortunes since arriving at Stamford Bridge.

One of the stars of Denmark’s Euro 2012 campaign Michael Krohn-Delhi has completed a move to Spanish La Liga side Celta Vigo from Brondby for a fee of 1million euros (£800k). The 29 year-old had previously played in Holland with Ajax.

Marseille have denied that Chelsea has agreed a fee of £6.5million for Spanish full-back Cesar Azpilicueta. The young full-back is highly-rated and is believed to be near the top of the Blues shopping list this summer. However, his club has denied reports that a deal has been struck for the Spaniard.

Liverpool pair Charlie Adam and Andy Carroll are set to stay at Anfield this summer, despite rumours linking them with moves elsewhere. Liverpool Brendan Rodgers has stated that he doesn’t believe that either player will be on the move this summer.

Is Steven Fletcher worth £14million?


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