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Friday's gossip column - transfers and rumours

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Juventus are planning audacious summer bids for Manchester United's Nani and Gareth Bale of Tottenham.
Full story: talkSPORT

Queens Park Rangers are monitoring Jermain Defoe, often left out of the Tottenham first team, and could table an £8m bid for the England striker in the January transfer window.
Full story: Daily Mail

Schalke insist they will not sell Dutch striker Klaas-Jan Huntelaar, a target for Manchester United, who were reportedly set to offer Dimitar Berbatov as part of the deal.
Full story: Metro

Malaga are hoping to sign Chelsea's teenage striker Romelu Lukaku in the January transfer window for the remainder of the season.
Full story: talkSPORT

West Brom are poised to reject loan bids for strikers Marc-Antoine Fortune and Roman Bednar from Doncaster and an unnamed Championship club respectively.
Full story: Daily Mirror

Swedish Under-21 striker Joe Sise has ended his short trial spell at Rangers, who have no plans to offer him a contract.
Full story: Daily Record


Spurs boss Harry Redknapp has revealed he suffered chest pains and struggled to breathe whilst running on a treadmill at his Dorset home, but promised to be back on the touchline "in a couple of weeks" after his heart procedure.
Full story: The Sun

England coach Fabio Capello has told Wayne Rooney he will be part of the England squad for Euro 2012 despite being suspended for all three group matches.
Full story: The Sun

Carlos Tevez is planning to take libel action against Sky pundit Graeme Souness in the latest fall-out from the Manchester City striker's non-appearance in the Champions League defeat at Bayern Munich in September.
Full story: Daily Mail

Former England captain Paul Ince says he is convinced John Terry is not a racist.
Full story: talkSPORT

David Beckham has paid tribute to Sir Alex Ferguson, describing him as a "father figure" and thanking him for giving him the chance to play for his "dream club" Manchester United.
Full story: Daily Mirror

Arsenal striker Robin van Persie insists he is happy to be rested regularly to ensure he remains fit throughout the season.
Full story: talkSPORT

Liverpool boss Kenny Dalglish says his team are better equipped to deal with the absence of Steven Gerrard and Jamie Carragher than last season, but admits he would prefer to see both of them back in the starting line-up.
Full story: Daily Mirror

West Ham midfielder Julien Faubert is set to pledge his long-term future to the club, only months after saying he wanted to leave Upton Park.
Full story: talkSPORT

Hearts have promised to pay the missing wages of their players next week although the squad have opted to delay a formal complaint to the Scottish Premier League.
Full story: Daily Record


Ghanaian international Samuel Inkoom received one of the more unusual red cards when he was booked for a second time after taking his shirt off as he left the field, having been substituted for Dnipro in a Ukrainian Premier League match.
Full story: Metro

Tottenham are still 9-1 joint favourites for the Europa League despite suffering their first loss in the competition with a 1-0 defeat in Rubin Kazan, when Kevin Bond and Joe Jordan took charge of the team in the absence of the recuperating Harry Redknapp.
Full story: Racing Post

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Wednesday's gossip column
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Tuesday's Scottish gossip
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