Football transfer rumours – Monday, September 3

DESPITE the summer transfer deadline passing, there are still rumours in the football world, and on Monday, September 3, they heavily involve free agent Michael Owen and his possible move to either Sunderland, Liverpool or Stoke City. Chelsea, Tottenham and Swansea are also still involved in the market.

Sunderland have made contact with 32-year-old Michael Owen, who is a free agent after being released by Manchester United at the end of last season, to try and lure the striker back to the north east but face strong competition from Stoke and Liverpool – Full story: Metro

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers will consider a move for former Reds striker Michael Owen after seeing his goal-shy side comprehensively beaten 2-0 by Arsenal at Anfield – Full story: Daily Mail

Swansea boss Michael Laudrup admits he will have to raid the Bosman market to replace injured left back Neil Taylor, who fractured an ankle during Saturday’s 2-2 draw with Sunderland and is expected to be out for the season – Full story: Daily Mirror

Raul Meireles could be on his way out of Chelsea after Fenerbahce expressed a strong interest in signing the 29-year-old Portuguese midfielder – Full story: Metro

Tottenham are ready to let keepers Carlo Cudicini, 38, and 31-year-old Heurelho Gomes go to Championship clubs on loan after the pair were squeezed out by the arrival of 25-year-old French stopper Hugo Lloris from Lyon – Full story: Daily Mirror

Former Liverpool striker Robbie Fowler says he is disappointed with the way the Reds handled the departure of striker Andy Carroll to West Ham – Full story: Talksport