West Ham United co-owner David Sullivan is backing Andy Carroll to be better than ever when he returns from his latest long-term injury next month.
The Yorkshire club will not be winning the Serbian youngster to Elland Road.
HITC Sport understands that the Black Cats are prepared to pay close to £12 million, with it possible that loan moves to Rovers may be sanctioned.
Reports suggest Aston Villa are back on the trail of Tottenham's Andros Townsend, while Newcastle are also said to be interested.
The Championship side are still looking to improve their squad.
Ex-Celtic hero Gary Hooper has praised his former club.
The Argentine star has stated that the winger ‘deserves it all’ and that he will understand if the attacker opts to leave Camp Nou.
Brown looks set for a role as cover defender, if anything, at Sunderland this season.
HITC Sport understands that there are still several issues to iron out in discussions regarding a permanent deal for last season's loan star.
However, Tottenham informed United that Kane was not for sale at any price.
Having recently spoken of his desire to extend his stay at Aston Villa, a new contract for Fabian Delph must be the club's number one priority.
Atletico Madrid president Enrique Cerezo believes Mario Mandzukic is a better striker than former frontman and new Chelsea signing Diego Costa.
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