Transfer rumours June 3: Liverpool, Sheffield Wednesday, Leeds, Huddersfield, Arsenal, Southampton, QPR, Man City, Man Utd

NEW Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers has confirmed his intention to snatch Gylfi Sigurdsson from under the noses of former club Swansea after the midfielder’s £6.8m move to the Liberty Stadium stalled – Sunday Telegraph.

Rodgers is also rumoured to be chasing Fulham’s Clint Dempsey – Daily Star Sunday

Sheffield Wednesday will unveil Hull City defender Anthony Gardner as their latest signing on Monday – BBC Radio Sheffield

Leeds United and newly-promoted Huddersfield Town are set to battle it out over Leicester City defender Lee Peltier who is valued around £500,000 by the Foxes – Yorkshire Evening Post

Arsenal are interested in signing Crewe’s £10m-rated 18-year-old striker Nick Powell – Sunday Mirror

Southampton are plotting a £2m raid for 23-year-old Millwall midfielder Liam Trotter who has also been linked with Fulham and Sunderland – The Sun

QPR will offer Tottenham keeper Heurelho Gomes the chance to resurrect his career with a move to Loftus Road – The Metro

Manchester City will start their summer spending with a £25m bid for Athletic Bilbao’s 23-year-old midfielder Javier Martinez – Sunday Mirror

Sir Alex Ferguson has been quoted a total of £72m for his top summer targets – Luca Modric, Leighton Baines and Cheick Tiote – but will refuse to spend that amount on three players – Mail on Sunday