Wednesday's gossip column
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Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho is interested in a January move for Atletico Madrid striker Diego Costa, 25, a former Liverpool target.
Turkish side Fenerbahce are lining up a new year move to sign Tottenham and Manchester United target Mirko Vucinic, 30, from Juventus.
Arsenal and Tottenham target Adrien Rabiot, 18, says he will not hesitate to leave Paris St-Germain if he feels his progress is being hampered by a lack of first-team football.
Arsenal, Chelsea and Liverpool target Jorginho, 21, says he is happy to see out the season at Italian Serie A side Hellas Verona.
Manager David Moyes insists striker Javier Hernandez, 25, will not be allowed to leave Manchester United when the transfer window opens in January.
Shane Long's future at West Brom is uncertain after it was revealed he has not opened talks on a new deal despite the 26-year-old striker being out of contract in the summer.
Full story: Daily Mail
Arsenal are considering a loan move for Juventus striker Fernando Llorente, 28, who is struggling for first-team action after switching to Serie A from Athletic Bilbao.
Tottenham are planning to offer Aston Villa £28m for 22-year-old striker Christian Benteke.
Full story: Daily Star
Juventus are considering a move for Fulham's 21-year-old Pajtim Kasami after the midfielder scored his wonder goal against Crystal Palace.
Russia manager Fabio Capello claims Manchester United offered Tottenham £100m to sign Gareth Bale, 24, before the Welsh winger's eventual transfer to Real Madrid.
Tottenham defender Jan Vertonghen says in-form winger Andros Townsend, 22, has the potential to become "the new Gareth Bale".
Outgoing Professional Footballers' Association chairman Clarke Carlisle, 34, has continued the attack on the diversity of the Football Association's commission despite the inclusion of Rio Ferdinand. Carlisle has called for female, Asian and schools representation.
Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, 24, says will never forgive "weird" Tottenham for scuppering his potential transfer to White Hart Lane.
Fulham midfielder Steve Sidwell, 30, believes his team-mate Pajtim Kasami's strike against Crystal Palace on Monday will go down as one of the greatest goals in football history.
Aston Villa midfielder Fabian Delph, 23, is keen on spending the rest of his career with the club.
Newcastle have allowed captain Fabricio Coloccini, 31, to return to Argentina while the defender recovers from a groin injury.
Sheffield United expect to name ex-Derby boss Nigel Clough, 47, as their new manager on Thursday.
Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo, 28, has installed a £45,000 cryotherapy ice chamber in his house to help him improve his fitness.