Sheffield Wednesday 'must find £12m for striker' - and other soccer gossip

Fulham have told Sheffield Wednesday to pay £12 million for striker ROSS MCCORMACK.

Soccer speculation
Soccer speculation

Sheffield Wednesday are keen on bringing Fulham striker McCormack to the club, says the Daily Mail

The 29-year-old has attracted interest from Newcastle and Aston Villa already this summer and Fulham will sell for around £12 million.

The Scotland international scored 23 goals last season and was left frustrated after being denied a move to Middlesbrough in January, said the paper.

Wednesday are hoping to put their play-off final heartbreak behind them and are looking to beef up their squad, ahead of another long season of having a crack at the Premier League.

The Evening Standard claims Bayern Munich are pondering a move for Arsenal's France international defender LAURENT KOSCIELNY.

Manchester City are prepared to pay up to £50million to sign Everton's Barnsley-born defender JOHN STONES in time for him to join up with the club for pre-season, according to the Daily Telegraph.

The Daily Mail believes Crystal Palace have agreed a £12.5million fee with West Ham for defender JAMES TOMKINS.

Stoke have made a £16million bid for West Brom striker SAIDO BERAHINO, reports the Daily Mirror.