#TransferTalk: All the latest football transfer rumours today

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Liverpool are reportedly keen on Burnley hotshot Danny Ings, while Manchester United could again try to sign Wesley Sneijder.
Arsenal have been watching Yohan Cabaye and remain interested in the Newcastle midfielder, while John Arne Riise may yet have a Fulham future.
The Sun
  • Mike Phelan is close to being appointed the new manager of Wigan after the club sacked Owen Coyle last weekend.
  • Fulham are set to offer £11million in January for Dynamo Moscow winger Balazs Dzsudzsak.
Daily Mail
  • Stoke boss Mark Hughes will try to sign a striker in the January transfer window – with funds already earmarked.
  • Brendan Rodgers has admitted he is struggling to find the perfect formula to fill the void in his defence left by Jamie Carragher’s retirement.
  • Ravel Morrison was lucky not to be sent off following an altercation with Ashley Ward after the final whistle had blown on Tuesday night.
Daily Mirror
  • Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers wants England Under-21 striker Danny Ings to provide depth behind Luis Suarez and Daniel Sturridge.
  • Dimitar Berbatov wants out of Fulham and is keen to move on from the Premier League strugglers in January.
  • Barcelona winger Pedro has put the Premier League on red alert, as he is ready to quit the Nou Camp.
  • Hull manager Steve Bruce flew out to watch top target Filip Djordjevic in action on Monday night, with the player missing a penalty.
Daily Express

  • Youssouf Mulumbu has denied claims he could join Arsenal in January after West Brom boss Steve Clarke spoke to the midfielder.
  • Swansea boss Michael Laudrup has revealed he tried to sign Loic Remy in the summer.
  • Manchester United could attempt to sign Wesley Sneijder by offering Nani and Antonio Valencia to Galatasaray in return.
Daily Star
  • Jose Mourinho has turned up the title pressure on Manchester City by claiming they will have no excuses if they fail to win the league.
The Times
  • Chelsea manager claims Manuel Pellegrini’s Manchester City should expect to win the Barclays Premier League.
The Guardian
  • Brendan Rodgers has acknowledged that getting his defensive partnerships right is a priority at Anfield.
  • Arsene Wenger shrugs off claims by ‘Match of the Day’ pundits Alan Hansen and Alan Shearer that Arsenal will fail to win this season’s Barclays Premier League title.
  • Alan Pardew drew on Bobby Robson inspiration in the dark days at Newcastle.
London Evening Standard
  • Gary Cahill is confident Chelsea can maintain a title push because Jose Mourinho is “solid and settled” in the manager’s chair.
  • Chris Powell is wary of a resurgent Yeovil as Charlton prepare for Saturday’s match at Huish Park which he describes as their “biggest of the season so far”.
  • Adel Taarabt never fulfilled his potential at Tottenham but the midfielder wants to prove he is a “great” player under new Fulham manager Rene Meulensteen.
  • Arsene Wenger has shrugged off claims by ‘Match of the Day’ pundits Alan Hansen and Alan Shearer that Arsenal will fail to win this season’s Premier League title.
Fulham Chronicle
  • John Arne Riise is hoping for another chance at Fulham under new boss Rene Meulensteen.
  • Fulham are boosted by the return of Sascha Riether against Tottenham.
  • QPR owe Tim Sherwood a beer after he helped Tom Carroll back to full fitness in time for QPR’s biggest win of the season against Bournemouth.
  • Chelsea are without Brazilian internationals David Luiz and Oscar for the trip to Sunderland.
Newham Recorder
  • Tottenham midfielder Mousa Dembele has admitted that he is surprised to see former club Fulham languishing in the relegation zone.
  • Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger notes that now Arsenal are defying expectations by leading the title race, the focus of attention has drifted on their ability to cope with the psychological demands of being top.
  • Sam Allardyce was “livid” with his players and referee Lee Mason after West Ham’s defeat at Crystal Palace.
Manchester Evening News
  • Manuel Pellegrini has dismissed all talk of anyone leaving Manchester City in the January transfer window.
  • Manchester City are just three points ahead of rivals United in the men’s league – but they are light years apart in the women’s game.
Liverpool Echo
  • Brendan Rodgers has urged Spanish duo Iago Aspas and Luis Alberto to step up to the mark in the absence of Daniel Sturridge as he told his Liverpool players: “We can’t just rely on Luis Suarez for goals.”
  • Roberto Martinez wants Everton to change their mentality against Manchester United tonight at Old Trafford, where they have not won since 1992.
The Chronicle
  • Davide Santon believes that Newcastle United no longer go into games fearing what the opposition will do to them.
  • Alan Pardew says he has banned talk of the Europa League and Champions League from his dressing room ahead of the trip to Swansea.
  • Arsenal are continuing to monitor the sparkling form of Newcastle star Yohan Cabaye, who was watched by the Gunners in the weekend win over West Brom.
  • Swansea boss Michael Laudrup has revealed that he tried to sign Loic Remy last summer.
  • Sunderland boss Gus Poyet says he will rotate his squad to deal with a busy December schedule that sees the Black Cats play seven games in 25 days.
  • Vito Mannone says Sunderland will wait until January before setting a points target for survival.
Newcastle and Sunderland
  • Newcastle boss Alan Pardew has called for more longevity for managers after admitting he was worried after a ‘tricky’ April.
  • Pardew admits some Newcastle players are frustrated by life on the fringes but after four straight wins it is hard for them to argue.
Sunderland Echo
  • Augsburg have confirmed that they are unlikely to make a January move for Sunderland frontman Ji Dong-won.
  • Gus Poyet plans to rotate his Sunderland squad throughout a busy December fixture list but has reminded his players: “It’s business, not personal.”
Birmingham Mail
  • Ashley Westwood is now unrecognisable from the nervous rookie who “never got a kick” on Aston Villa’s last visit to Southampton, according to Paul Lambert.
  • Ben Foster is edging closer to full fitness after being sidelined for nearly 15 weeks and Steve Clarke dismissed fears about complications with his recovery.
  • Clarke believes West Brom can match Youssouf Mulumbu’s European dreams – as long as they aren’t to play in the Champions League.
  • Lee Clark was left seething as Birmingham City had to settle for a draw against Doncaster Rovers at St Andrew’s.
Express & Star
  • Jamie O’Hara has been promised a clean slate at Wolves after Kenny Jackett revealed the midfielder’s loan to Blackpool broke down over finances.
  • Steve Clarke claims West Brom can meet Youssouf Mulumbu’s European ambitions as the Baggies midfielder alleged he was misquoted over interest from Arsenal.
  • Paul Lambert has denied claims that Christian Benteke has taken his foot off the gas after signing his new contract in the summer.
Yorkshire Evening Post
  • Ross McCormack will undergo a fitness test ahead of tonight’s clash with Wigan.
  • Brian McDermott believes stability and time are crucial if new managers are to succeed.
The Pink un
  • Norwich City boss Chris Hughton does not fear a Liverpool backlash in Wednesday’s Premier League trip to Anfield.
  • Hughton knows the next stage of Norwich City’s Premier League development is their ability to compete regularly away from Carrow Road.
  • Former Norwich City striker James Vaughan is being linked with a move to Celtic.
The Daily Echo
  • Paulo Gazzaniga is set to start in goal for the first time in over a year tonight, with Mauricio Pochettino saying he has “full confidence” in his young keeper.
  • Mauricio Pochettino insists his squad is deep enough to cope with a run of injuries over the busy festive period.
The Sentinel
  • Mark Hughes admits he is hoping to bring in a number of targets in January who can go straight into the Stoke first team.
The Bolton News
  • Fabrice Muamba has appeared to hit out on Twitter at Bolton Wanderers following Tuesday night’s home defeat to Huddersfield.
  • Bolton midfielder Mark Davies will play in a reserve friendly behind closed doors today as he edges closer to a return to action.
The Star
  • Nigel Clough is expected to be active in the transfer market next month after admitting he was thwarted in his efforts to capture a player before the loan deadline.
  • Caretaker manager Stuart Gray is enthusing over a “special night” for Sheffield Wednesday after they beat Championship leaders Leicester.
Evening Times
  • Malcolm Murray reckons Rangers are “in danger” if he and his fellow board hopefuls are not successful at this month’s AGM.
The Scotsman
  • John Hughes has been appointed the new manager of Inverness Caledonian Thistle, signing a two and a half year deal.
  • The four men seeking to oust the current Rangers board have issued a set of pledges they will stand by should they win the crucial AGM vote.
  • Celtic may have to break the bank if they are to land Huddersfield Town striker James Vaughan, the club have been warned.


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