Departures Lounge: Bill Murray on Reina, Bale and more

The Spanish keeper is off to Italy while Spurs’ talisman is believed to fancy a switch to Real Madrid after all.

Pep Reina. Credit: CARLOS GARCIA/CORDON/Press Association Images

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Reina on his way to Napoli: With Liverpool signing Simon Mignolet, Pepe Reina will be reunited with old manager Rafa Benitez at Napoli. The Spaniard is in Italy today for a medical.

Arsenal miss out on Higuain: Another player joining the ambitious Serie A side is Gonzalo Higuain, who arrives for an estimated £31m from Real Madrid.

Palace want Quincy: Former Arsenal youngster Quincy Qwusu-Abeyie is on the verge of moving to Crystal Palace from Panathinaikos.

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Real still chasing Bale: According to the Express, Gareth Bale has told Spurs that he intends to leave this summer with Real Madrid lining up a whopping $100m deal.

Odemwingie looking for a club: West Brom’s out-of-favour striker Peter Odemwingie thought he was on his way to Dubai with Al Nasr but that looks to have fallen through meaning his future remains unclear.

Price tag on Soldado’s head: If a Premier League club wants to sign Roberto Soldado, they will have to match Valencia’s €30m valuation.

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Cabaye to Man United? After failing in their attempts to lure Barcelona pair Thiago Alcantara and Cesc Fabregas, the Premier League champions will turn their attention to Newcastle’s French international midfielder Yohan Cabaye.

Pair chasing Austrian hitman: Both Crystal Palace and Everton are keen on Philipp Hosiner, a £4m-rated striker who plies his trade with Austria Vienna.

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