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Wednesday's gossip column - transfers and rumours

TransfersOther gossipAnd finally

TRANSFER GOSSIP

Manchester United are considering an £18m move for Athletic Bilbao midfielder Javi Martinez.
Full story: Daily Mail

Newcastle are ready to renew their interest in Birmingham defender Liam Ridgewell.
Full story: Daily Mail

Tottenham are eyeing a move for FC Twente and Bulgaria international goalkeeper Nikolay Mihaylov.
Full story: Daily Mirror

Andre Villas-Boas has ordered Chelsea scouts to watch Portuguese midfielder Vitor Gomes.
Full story: Daily Mirror

Arsenal are bracing themselves for yet another battle with Barcelona for one of their stars, as winger Theo Walcott has apparently caught the eye of Barca boss Pep Guardiola.
Full story: Metro

Manchester City defender Kolo Toure says he would leave Eastlands to join French giants Paris Saint-Germain.
Full story: the Sun

Arsenal and Liverpool look set to miss out on the signing of teenage striker Andy Polo from Universitario de Deportes in Peru after his agent revealed he is set for a move to Germany.
Full story: talkSPORT

Everton are pondering a January transfer move for Young Boys midfielder David Degen.
Full story: Daily Mirror

Chelsea are believed to be lining up a January move for Parma midfielder Sebastian Giovinco, according to reports in Italy.
Full story: talkSPORT

Inter Milan's interest in Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey has strengthened with the Italian giants rumoured to be considering making a bid as early as January.
Full story: Footylatest.com

Juventus are weighing up a move for Manchester City full-back Aleksandar Kolarov, with City considering Barcelona's Maxwell as a replacement.
Full story: Metro

Chelsea are believed to be favourites to sign 17-year-old Partizan Belgrade forward Lazar Markovic.
Full story: Inside Futbol

OTHER GOSSIP

A warm-up for the Great Britain men's and women's football teams could see a Saturday double-header before next year's London Olympics.
Full story: The Times (subscription)

Martin O'Neill has emerged as the first-choice target to succeed Sven-Goran Eriksson at Leicester City.
Full story: The Times (subscription)

MK Dons boss Karl Robinson is a surprise contender for the Leicester job.
Full story: The Sun

Tottenham coach Joe Jordan has sent a get well message to AC Milan's Gennaro Gattusso - who is fighting to overcome an eye injury. Full story: Daily Mail

Everton manager David Moyes says Jack Rodwell's red card in the Merseyside Derby has helped his game.
Full story: The Guardian

Steve Kean is modelling plans for a Blackburn revival on Alan Pardew's work at Newcastle.
Full story: Daily Mail

Chelsea centre-back John Terry could be stripped of the England captaincy again if he is found guilty of racially abusing QPR defender Anton Ferdinand.
Full story: Daily Mirror

Aston Villa striker Darren Bent has hit out at critics who said he left former club Sunderland for more money at Villa Park.
Full story: the Sun

AND FINALLY

Mario Balotelli went shopping for his mum to buy an iron - but the Manchester City striker returned with a trampoline, a Scalextric, two Vespas and a ping pong table.
Full story: The Sun

Peter Reid will receive a replacement FA Cup medal after selling one of his own to help pay Plymouth staff.
Full story: Daily Express

Liverpool forward Dirk Kuyt is on the verge of making an unwanted piece of Reds history - the most appearances in the modern era without winning a trophy.
Full story: Daily Mirror

Manchester City fan Noel Gallagher took time out at the Q Awards to mock Manchester United by sticking six fingers in the air, following the Red Devils' 6-1 drubbing at the hands of the Blues on Sunday.
Full story: Metro



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see also
Tuesday's gossip column
25 Oct 11 |  Gossip
Tuesday's Scottish gossip
25 Oct 11 |  Scotland
Monday's gossip column
24 Oct 11 |  Gossip
Monday's Scottish gossip
24 Oct 11 |  Scotland
Sunday's gossip column
23 Oct 11 |  Gossip
Sunday's Scottish gossip
23 Oct 11 |  Scotland
Saturday's gossip column
22 Oct 11 |  Gossip
Saturday's Scottish gossip
22 Oct 11 |  Scotland
Friday's gossip column
20 Oct 11 |  Gossip
Friday's Scottish gossip
21 Oct 11 |  Scotland
Transfers - October 2011
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