Monday’s transfer rumor roundup: Chelsea wantaway to SKC, U.S. teen signs with Liverpool

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You think gossip’s going to take a Monday off? Pssh, please.

Petr Cech has already sealed his Arsenal move, while another London club has sold a player to China. Paulinho is reportedly heading to Guangzhou Evergrande for around $15 million.

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Spurs may not be done today, at least as sellers, as the London Evening Standards says the club may be ready to sell Etienne Capoue to Watford. Also, Sky Sports reports that 23-year-old Czech striker Matej Vydra (right) will be keeping his high-scoring ways at Watford as the club hits the Premier League this season. Vydra scored 16 goals for the Hornets while on loan from Udinese last season.

Italian outlet Rai Sports says Inter Milan is on the verge of taking relatively-unused back Martin Montoya away from Barcelona.

And as Barcelona’s presidential campaigns go on, candidate Joan Laporta says he’s the man to bring Paul Pogba to the Camp Nou once the club’s transfer ban is lifted in January.

“We feel that the key to a potential signing of Pogba is Mino Raiola, with whom we get on with very well, both [Eric] Abidal and myself,” he is quoted as saying in AS.

MLS news from our own Andy Edwards at Sporting Park:

Could Fabio Borini be on his way to West Ham for $12 million?

Top Drawer Soccer says 17-year-old American winger Brooks Lennon has acquired an Irish passport, allowing him to sign with Liverpool. He’s been with the Liverpool U-17 side, and the U.S. U-18 side.