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Saturday's gossip column - transfers and rumours

TransfersOther gossipAnd finally

TRANSFER GOSSIP

Juventus are hoping to offload out-of-favour Serbian winger Milos Krasic, 27, to Liverpool.
Full story: Daily Mirror

Chelsea have launched a £20m bid for Shakhtar Donetsk's 23-year-old Brazilian forward Willian.
Full story: Daily Mail

LA Galaxy are interested in signing Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard.
Full story: ESPN

Bolton boss Owen Coyle may make a move for 28-year-old French striker Sebastien Le Toux, who currently plays for Philadelphia Union in Major League Soccer.
Full story: talkSPORT

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says Russian forward Andrei Arshavin, 30, will not be sold in the January transfer window.
Full story: Metro

Manchester City defender Nedum Onuoha's representative - his mother - has said a deal with QPR for the 25-year-old will not be completed this weekend.
Full story: Metro

Manchester City striker Carlos Tevez is highly unlikely to move to Paris Saint-Germain after his adviser Kia Joorabchian spent the day meeting Leonardo, the director of football, and other PSG executives in France. Inter Milan and AC Milan may now re-enter the race to sign him.
Full story: the Guardian

Rubin Kazan have held talks about signing Tottenham striker Roman Pavlyuchenko who will be out of contract at the end of the season unless the club exercise a one-year clause in his deal.
(the Times)

Stoke City have declared an interest in signing QPR striker DJ Campbell on loan.
(the Times)

Sunderland are interesting in a loan deal for Valencia striker Aritz Aduriz, 30.
Full story: talkSPORT

Swansea boss Brendan Rodgers says it would take a £30m bid for him to part with any of his stars.
Full story: South Wales Evening Post

New QPR manager Mark Hughes has targeted Rangers striker Nikica Jelavic and knows a bid of more than £7m is required to persuade Ibrox owner Craig Whyte to start negotiating. (Daily Record)

West Ham have made Nikica Jelavic their main target after failing in a bid for Huddersfield's Jordan Rhodes but have been told by Rangers their £6m approach is way below their valuation of the Croatia striker. (Daily Mail)

Fulham and West Ham have both bid around £6m for Rangers striker Nikica Jelavic. (Daily Telegraph)

Norwich City striker Grant Holt is Rangers' top target should they sell Nikica Jelavic during the January transfer window. (the Sun)

OTHER GOSSIP

Arsenal manager Wenger has admitted it will be a "disaster" if the club fail to finish in the top four of the Premier League and miss out on the Champions League.
Full story: Daily Express

Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes has described team-mate Michael Carrick as the "Rolls-Royce" of the team.
Full story: Daily Express

Everton manager David Moyes has admitted he tried to register a 'B' side in the Conference in an attempt to enhance the development of the club's young players.
Full story: the Guardian

Arsenal goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny insists "there are no scars from the Manchester United mauling" as the sides prepare to meet for the first time since the Gunners' 8-2 drubbing at Old Trafford.
Full story: London Evening Standard

United could go into Sunday's game at the Emirates without defender Rio Ferdinand. The 33-year-old defender is a major doubt for the game after breaking down in training with a recurrence of an old back injury.
Full story: Goal.com

Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini admits he could have done with Togolese striker Emmanuel Adebayor still at the club.
Full story: Manchester Evening News

City midfielder Gareth Barry admits the pressure is growing on Manchester City as they edge closer to a first Premier League title.
Full story: Daily Mirror

Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp says his side will go on the offensive at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday, insisting Premier League leaders Manchester City are not invincible.
Full story: London Evening Standard

Reading chairman Sir John Madejski has agreed a £40m takeover of the club by a Russian tycoon.
Full story: Daily Mail

QPR and Scotland striker Jamie Mackie says he will go to the Olympics as a spectator rather than accept an invitation to be part of the Team GB squad for the London event. (the Sun)

Morocco defender Badr El Kaddouri has returned to Dynamo Kiev at the end of his loan spell with Celtic and blamed the Scottish Premier League's "long ball game with no skill" for his lack of first-team appearances. (Daily Record)

AND FINALLY

New Bolton loan signing Tim Ream has already shown his devotion to the Trotters. The 24-year-old American cancelled his honeymoon in order to complete the move.
Full story: Metro



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