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Thursday's gossip column

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BREAKING GOSSIP

Breaking gossip will appear here throughout the day.

TRANSFER GOSSIP

Tottenham look set to agree the £7m signing of Internacional's Brazilian midfielder Sandro on Sunday.
Full story: Daily Mirror

606: DEBATE

Manchester United are considering a January transfer move for Wolfsburg striker Edin Dzeko.
Full story: Daily Mirror

But Arsenal are also interested in the £15m-rated Bosnia striker as they look to replace injured forward Robin Van Persie.
Full story: The Sun

United will sell Serbian winger Zoran Tosic and pass up on their option to sign his former team-mate Partizan Belgrade midfielder Adem Ljajic in order to free up funds to sign Dzeko.
Full story: Daily Mirror

Or, United's decision to pull out of the £10m deal for Serbian 'superkid' Ljajic is because there are suggestions the Old Trafford club are suffering from a financial crisis.
Full story: Daily Star

Meanwhile, United keeper Ben Foster will be sent out on loan in January in a bid to secure his place in England's World Cup squad.
Full story: Daily Mirror

Manchester United are said to be considering a move for Schalke 04 keeper Manuel Neuer, according to the German player's agent.
Full story: Daily Mirror

United will also listen to offers of around £10m for Portugal winger Nani who has fallen out of favour at Old Trafford.
Full story: The Sun

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has been told to pay around £12m to sign Toulouse's France striker Andre-Pierre Gignac.
Full story: Daily Mail

The Gunners also expect to sign Juventude's Brazilian playmaker Zezinho in the new year after in impressed during a trial period in the summer.
Full story: Daily Mail

Meanwhile Arsenal defender Philippe Senderos is set to quit the Premier League club and join Atletico Madrid in January.
Full story: The Sun

Wolves manager Mick McCarthy is tracking Leeds United's £6m-rated striker Jermaine Beckford.
Full story: The Sun

Portsmouth striker John Utaka is being lined up for a January loan move to Scottish Premier League side Celtic.
Full story: The Sun

Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp is considering a £1.5m bid for Watford keeper Scott Loach in January.
Full story: The Sun

Birmingham are keen on Marseille strike duo Brandao and Mamadou Niang.
Full story: The Sun

West Ham are in advanced talks with Bayern Munich's Italian striker Luca Toni.
Full story: Daily Mail

Agent Rachid Tajmout has warned Hibernian that midfielder Merouane Zemmama is wanted by several clubs across Europe, with Lens and Valenciennes among those interested. (Scottish Sun)

Celtic face stiff competition for the signing of 20-year-old Hungarian ace Zsolt Korcsmar, with Feyenoord, Werder Bremen and Everton also on the Ujpest midfielder's trail. (Scottish Sun)

Tours striker Olivier Giroud, a target for Celtic, wants to play in the French or English top flight. (Daily Express)

Hibs goalkeeper Yves Ma-Kalambay, out of contract in the summer, wants to know if he has a future at Easter Road. (Daily Mail)

Partick Thistle boss Ian McCall expects to lose striker Steve Lovell to Bournemouth, if a transfer ban is lifted on the English club in the New Year. (Scottish Sun)

OTHER GOSSIP

Former Germany and Bayern Munich manager Jurgen Klinsmann is coy over speculation linking him with the Liverpool job.
Full story: The Sun

Milton Keynes Dons manager Paul Ince is fighting to save his job at the League One club, despite only returning there in July.
Full story: Daily Mirror

AND FINALLY

Liverpool striker Fernando Torres has ruled out a big-money move to Manchester City because he wants his family to grow up as Scousers.
Full story: Daily Mirror

Manchester United staff have put the clocks forward by seven minutes at the club's training ground as they look to stop players turning up late for their 1000 GMT exercise session.
Full story: The Sun



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see also
Transfers - November 2009
30 Nov 09 |  Football
Thursday's Scottish gossip
03 Dec 09 |  Scottish Premier
Wednesday's gossip column
02 Dec 09 |  Gossip
Wednesday's Scottish gossip
02 Dec 09 |  Scottish Premier
Tuesday's gossip column
01 Dec 09 |  Gossip
Tuesday's Scottish gossip
01 Dec 09 |  Scottish Premier


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