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Pearson plans to strengthen his squad ahead of tough Premier League run-in

Franco Baldini

Franco Baldini: The driving force behind Tottenham's slick transfer campaign

There could be more arrivals to add to Paulinho,  Étienne Capoue, Nacer Chadli and Roberto Soldado

Stuck in the middle: Gareth Bale has become embroiled in a game of brinkmanship between Tottenham and his suitors Real Madrid

Spurs plan to move to 'next level' without Gareth Bale

That's the reason for £58m transfer spree, says defender Michael Dawson

Daniele De Rossi in action for Italy during the Confederations Cup with Spain

Transfer news: Daniele De Rossi omission from Roma squad fuels rumours of switch to Chelsea

The Italian defensive midfielder has been constantly linked with a switch to London and would add a wealth of experience to Jose Mourinho's midfield

Chelsea right-back Wallace

Chelsea right-back Wallace joins Inter Milan on loan

The 19-year-old joins the Blues earlier this year

Samuel Eto'o (left) and Jose Mourinho (right) celebrate Inter's Champions League triumph in 2010

Transfer news: Samuel Eto'o wants to play under his former manager Jose Mourinho and labels Chelsea 'a great team'

Anzhi striker Eto'o is available after financial crisis at Russian club and would like to reunite with former manager Mourinho at Chelsea

David Luiz

David Luiz ruled out of Real Madrid match - but Chelsea fail to specify why

The Brazilian has been linked with a move away this summer

Giorgos Karagounis return is a positive move for Fulham

36-years-old can help youngsters to make the grade at Craven Cottage

Steven Gerrard poses with his daughters before his testimonial against Olympiacos

Transfer news: Steven Gerrard says he turned down move to Bayern Munich to stay at Liverpool - and wants Luis Suarez to do the same

Liverpool captain could have joined Champions League winners last season, but chose to remain at Anfield because of the value of the club's tradition

Lewis Baker in action for Chelsea

Chelsea youngsters impress in pre-season victory as senior squad prepare for Inter Milan friendly

A youthful looking Blues squad ran out 5-1 winners over Northern Premier League side Ilkeston on Tuesday

Transfer news: QPR midfielder Joey Barton attempts to force move to Everton - 'the club he loves'

Barton supported the club as a young boy and is said to be willing to take a significant pay cut in order to join the Toffees

Kevin de Bruyne

Chelsea forward Kevin de Bruyne forced to leave pre-season tour

The Belgian has picked up an injury

Arsenal’s pursuit of Queen’s Park Rangers goalkeeper Julio Cesar looks set to end in disappointment with Rafa Benitez on the verge of taking the Brazilian on a season’s loan at Napoli
Jose Mourinho

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho: 'My white hairs are a good sign'

The Blues boss says he has returned a better, and more experienced manager

Kevin De Bruyne

Chelsea's Kevin De Bruyne ready to show Jose Mourinho that he can make the step up to first-team

Belgian midfielder will go on pre-season tour of Asia with aim of impressing new Blues boss

The 24-year-old was a regular for Brazil during their Confederations Cup campaign which culminated in a 3-0 win over Spain on Sunday

Transfers: Tottenham confirm Paulinho signing from Corinthians

Tottenham have confirmed the signing of midfielder Paulinho from Corinthians.

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