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Tuesday's gossip column - transfers and rumours

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Chelsea are ready to test Everton's resolve to hang on to £20m-rated Jack Rodwell, 20, with a January bid.
Full story: Daily Mirror

Chelsea duo Florent Malouda and Salomon Kalou are being targeted for mega-wages moves to Russia. Anzhi Makhachkala want Malouda and are willing to pay the 31-year-old Frenchman £150,000 a week while they and Lokomotiv Moscow fancy 26-year-old Kalou who could earn £120,000 a week.
Full story: Daily Mirror

Premier League strugglers Bolton look ready to cash in on in-demand defender Gary Cahill, 26, in the January transfer window.
Full story: Metro

Arsenal are ready to sell 30-year-old winger Andrey Arshavin and will listen to offers for the Russian forward in January.
Full story: Daily Mirror

Manchester United head the queue to buy 25-year-old Newcastle midfielder Cheick Tiote next summer.
Full story: Daily Mirror

And United are targeting Ajax teenager Christian Eriksen, 19, as the man to solve their midfield problems.
Full story: Daily Mail

The Old Trafford club are also chasing Xherdan Shaqiri, the man dubbed the new Lionel Messi. The 20-year-old, who helped Basel dump United out of the Champions League earlier this month, is also being tracked by Liverpool.
Full story: Daily Star

Cash-rich Spanish side Malaga are hoping to tempt Chelsea to part with 27-year-old Fernando Torres for £25m.
Full story: Caughtoffside

North east rivals Newcastle United and Sunderland are set to clash over the transfer of 23-year-old Celtic striker Gary Hooper.
Full story: Footybunker

Tottenham Hotspur have lodged a £5m bid for 23-year-old FC Twente goalkeeper Nikolay Mihaylov.
Full story: Insidefutbol

Huddersfield Town have issued a hands-off warning to Celtic over Scotland striker Jordan Rhodes. (Daily Express)

Luke Chambers will be offered the chance to quit Nottingham Forest by Celtic next month, with the cash-strapped Championship club unable to offer the defender a new contract beyond the summer. (Daily Express)

Kris Boyd could fill the gap should Rangers sell Nikica Jelavic during January after the former Ibrox striker walked out on Turkish club Eskisehirspor. (Daily Mail)

Scotland striker Kris Boyd is not a target for Rangers after his exit from Eskisehirspor following a dispute over the payment of wages. (Daily Express)

Pat Fenlon will today make Sligo Rovers striker Eoin Doyle his first signing as Hibernian manager. (the Sun)


Defender Michael Dawson is set to return for Tottenham early in the new year after an Achilles injury.
Full story: talkSPORT

Former Arsenal manager George Graham believes current incumbent Arsene Wenger needs to sign another striker in the January transfer window if the Gunners are to finish in the top four of the Premier League.
Full story: talkSPORT

Hearts owner Vladimir Romanov's Lithuanian basketball club, Zalgiris Kaunas, have been taken to court for £175,000 of unpaid wages - in a mirror image of recent events at the Edinburgh football club. (the Sun)

Aberdeen winger Peter Pawlett is set to be handed a two-game suspension by the Scottish Football Association's compliance officer today for diving to win a penalty against Hibernian. (the Sun)


Hong Kong first division player Festus Baise may well have scored the best own goal ever with an overhead, scorpion-style effort from 18 yards.
Full story: 101 Great Goals

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see also
Tuesday's Scottish gossip
20 Dec 11 |  Scotland
Monday's Scottish gossip
19 Dec 11 |  Scotland
Sunday's gossip column
18 Dec 11 |  Gossip
Saturday's gossip column
17 Dec 11 |  Gossip
Saturday's Scottish gossip
17 Dec 11 |  Scotland
Transfers - November 2011
26 Nov 11 |  Football

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