#TransferTalk: All the latest football transfer rumours today, Chelsea still want Wayne Rooney

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Chelsea will revive their interest in signing Wayne Rooney in January and Tottenham are favourites to re-sign Dimitar Berbatov.Sporting Lisbon winger Diego Capel is being eyed by Newcastle United and Galatasaray star Wesley Sneijder has cooled talk of a move to Man Utd.
Daily Mirror
  • Chelsea will revive their interest in signing Wayne Rooney from Manchester United, with the 28-year-old’s contract due to expire in 18 months.
  • Hull City want to sign Sunderland’s 28-year-old midfielder Seb Larsson.
  • Manchester United are stepping up their interest in Sporting Lisbon and Portugal midfielder William Carvalho.
  • Arsene Wenger is ready to do battle with Jose Mourinho over French prospect Kurt Zouma.
  • West Brom boss Steve Clarke has been told he will get no new transfer funds for signings in January.
  • Liverpool are exploring the prospect of landing Swedish star Ola Toivonen on loan until the end of the season.
The Sun
  • David Gold says West Ham blundered by not buying another striker – then handed boss Sam Allardyce the vote of confidence.
  • David Moyes has read the riot act to Ashley Young over his diving.
  • Newcastle and Southampton will have to wait until the summer to sign Anderlecht’s Cheikhou Kouyate.
  • Wigan boss Uwe Rosler plans to make Aussie Patrick Antelmi his first signing.
  • Ryan Williams will extend his loan at Oxford until May.
  • Saint-Etienne say they are willing to cash in on Man City and Chelsea target Kurt Zouma.
  • WBA boss Steve Clarke will get no cash for January transfers.
  • Everton defender Leighton Baines will return from injury ahead of schedule.
  • Keeper David Forde is in talks with Millwall over a new deal.
  • Hull are eyeing a £5m swoop for Sunderland midfielder Seb Larsson.
  • Barnsley will give caretaker manager Micky Mellon a shot at making the position his own.
  • Luke Rooney has had his Swindon contract torn up.
  • Norwich have beaten Everton to the signing of Bristol Rovers starlet Olly Mehew, 16.
  • Birmingham have recalled Will Packwood from Bristol Rovers.
  • Crawley boss John Gregory is set to make Paul Hayes his first signing.
  • Chesterfield’s Gary Roberts is out for six weeks.
Daily Mail

  • Wayne Rooney’s representatives have shelved talks with Manchester United about a new contract amid growing unrest at Old Trafford
  • Tottenham are expected to pursue their interest in Blackpool’s Tom Ince this January
  • Nemanja Matic’s agent is due in London for talks with former club Chelsea
  • Arsenal target Tonny Sanabria looks to have snubbed the Gunners in favour of a move to Roma
  • Fulham fear Man United and Liverpool will swoop for starlets Moussa Dembele and Patrick Roberts during the transfer window .
  • Roma look to have taken Paraguay international striker Tonny Sanabria from the clutches of Arsenal.
  • Hull boss Steve Bruce’s search for a striker has led him back to an old favourite in Georgios Samaras of Celtic.
  • Celtic’s flirtation with Burnley striker Danny Ings may be short and sweet with the Championship side valuing him around £7million.
  • Burnley are poised to hold talks this week with the representative of Sylvan Ebanks-Blake before he meets up with Leicester.
The Guardian
  • Ashley Young knows he has a reputation for diving but the 28-year-old Manchester United winger will not apologise for his actions.
Daily Express
  • Wayne Rooney tops the rich list of English-born footballers with an estimated fortune of £45m.
  • Steve Clarke has been dealt a blow after it emerged that West Brom plan to keep their cheque book shut in January.
  • Tottenham are set to loan Erik Lamela to Atletico Madrid in January.
  • Barcelona are set to rekindle their interest in David Luiz.
  • Tottenham remain favourites to sign Dimitar Berbatov ahead of Arsenal and West Ham.
Daily Star
  • Wayne Rooney has topped the latest rich list of English-born Premier League stars.
  • Chelsea will offer Kevin De Bruyne as part of a deal to tempt Schalke to part with Draxler.
  • Lionel Messi rejected a move to Manchester United in the summer.
  • Manchester United are fighting it out to sign Bulgarian teen sensation Stefan Velkov.
London Evening Standard
  • Wesley Sneijder has played down talk of a move to Manchester United in January but refused to close the door on a future transfer.
  • A football fan was being questioned by police today after Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho and players were targeted with a laser pen during a Champions League game at Stamford Bridge.
Manchester Evening News
  • Atletico Madrid midfielder Koke has insisted he doesn’t know whether he’s being chased by Manchester United.
  • Former Man City winger Steve McManaman has backed Sergio Aguero and Alvaro Negredo to fire Manuel Pellegrini’s side to victory against Arsenal.
Liverpool Echo
  • Everton boss Roberto Martinez reckons James McCarthy and Gareth Barry are the best midfield pairing in the league.
The Chronicle
  • Alan Pardew insists Newcastle United are good enough to beat Southampton without the influential midfielder Yohan Cabaye.
  • Sunderland striker Steven Fletcher admits confidence is the key to him ending an eight-game goal drought.
Newcastle and Sunderland
  • Sporting Lisbon winger Diego Capel is being eyed by Newcastle United as a possible replacement for Jonas Gutierrez.
Sunderland Echo
  • Sunderland have been scouting Hartlepool United defender Jack Baldwin.
Birmingham Mail
  • Aston Villa boss Paul Lambert urges Nicklas Helenius to stay focused and take his next chance.
  • Scott Sinclair claims he is ready to make up for lost time as he prepares for his WBA return from a hamstring injury – possibly in Saturday’s game against Cardiff.
Express & Star
  • West Brom and England keeper Ben Foster expects to be ready to challenge for a Premier League return within a fortnight.
The Sentinel
  • Marc Wilson says playing alongside skipper Ryan Shawcross has made it easy to fill in for Robert Huth at Stoke.
South London Press
  • New boss Tony Pulis believes that Crystal Palace’s players can use Gerry Francis as a sounding board.
The Pink un
  • Michael Turner is confident Norwich have gone some way to proving they are a better side than their critics believe.
Hull Daily Mail
  • Campaigners have labelled Hull City’s decision to make a formal application to change the name of the club to Hull Tigers as bad-timing and a broken promise.
Yorkshire Evening Post
  • Sam Byram says he is craving an extended run in Leeds United’s starting line-up after coming out the other side of a six-month injury fight.
Derby Telegraph
  • Steve McClaren believes the players are producing the kind of football that will attract Derby County supporters back to the iPro Stadium.
Nottingham Post
  • Andy Reid believes Nottingham Forest’s season will really “kick on” after the festive period, once they get close to a fully fit squad.
Leicester Mercury
  • Leicester City may look to bring in striker Sylvan Ebanks-Blake after Chris Wood picked up a hamstring injury which will keep him out of action for at least a month.
Lancashire Telegraph
  • It remains unclear whether DJ Campbell will be in attendance when the Blackburn Rovers players return to training on Thursday.
The Bolton News
  • Frank McParland, the former Bolton general manager, has landed a new role with Brentford.
Blackpool Gazette
  • Blackpool boss Paul Ince has hit back at his critics in the national media, claiming some have waited a long time for an opportunity to give him some stick.
The Star
  • Jose Baxter, the Sheffield United centre-forward, has revealed he volunteered for extra training sessions in order to command a place in Nigel Clough’s first-choice XI.
Doncaster Free Press
  • Paul Dickov insists he has unfinished business at Doncaster and has no desire to leave the club after being heavily linked with a switch to Sheffield Wednesday.
The Argus
  • Ashley Barnes has revealed he would love to welcome back Albion’s outgoing loan star Craig Conway.


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