London, Dec 29: Arsenal want to sign Nani, Chelsea join race to sign Leighton Baines, Liverpool eye Argentina striker, Spurs eye Dutch midfield star, all the transfer news and rumours from the Barclays Premier League on December 29.
*Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger hopes Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson remembers Robin van Persie deal and sell him Nani. The Gunners boss also wants to sign Wilfried Zaha Luke shaw and Pepe Reina during the January transfer window.
*Manchester United face competition to sign Everton left-back Leighton Baines as Chelsea and PSG enter the race to sign the England defender.
*Birmingham could sell England goalkeeper Jack Butland due to their current cash crisis. The club rejected a £6 million offer from Southampton while Liverpool are set to make a bid next month,.
*Napoli have rejected a £45million bid for striker Edison Cavani who has been linked with Manchester City and Chelsea.
*Neymar insists he will stay at Santos despite interest from Barcelona, Real Madrid, Chelsea and Manchester City.
*Newcastle striker Demba Ba has admitted he could be leaving in January as Liverpool and Arsenal remain favourites to sign him.
*Wigan Athletic are keen on keeping striker Franco Di Santo as Liverpool monitor his situation at the club. Roberto Martinez has denied any transfer links with his forward.
*Swansea City boss Michael Laudrup has denied links with Barcelona striker David Villa. Arsenal are also interested in the 31-year old Spanish striker.
*Inter Milan playmaker Wesley Sneijder could be available for a cut-price £10m and Tottenham lead the race. Manchester United were keen on signing the Dutch midfielder but the players wage demands are too much.
*QPR playmaker Adel Taarabt has been linked with a move to AC Milan.
*Chelsea may not offer John Terry a new contract and he could follow Frank Lampard and Ashley Cole to the exit door.
*Arsenal misfit Andrey Asharvin is in talks with Premier League strugglers Reading.