Monday's gossip column - transfers and rumours
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Newcastle and Aston Villa are among the teams interested in signing Tottenham Hotspur's unsettled former Fulham midfielder Mousa Dembele, 26.
Liverpool have beaten Arsenal to the signing of Derby midfielder Will Hughes and will sign the 18-year-old in a £12m deal during the January transfer window.
Sunderland are rumoured to be looking at signing Swedish 17-year-old Valmir Berisha after the Halmstads striker scored a hat-trick against Argentina in last month's Under-17 World Cup in Abu Dhabi.
Roma's Bosnian midfielder Miralem Pjanic, 23, has played down a potential move to the Premier League by claiming he wants to stay at the Italian side.
Arsenal striker Nicklas Bendtner, 25, has bizarrely tipped himself for a move to either Barcelona or Real Madrid when the transfer window reopens in January.
England manager Roy Hodgson insists goalkeeper Joe Hart is in the 'right frame of mind' to play Germany, despite not having played for more than three weeks after being dropped by Manchester City.
Hodgson also says Germany are 'no better' than his team before the two countries square up at Wembley on Tuesday.
Former Germany and Chelsea midfielder Michael Ballack believes England are still 'a bit behind' the likes of his home nation and Spain on the football front.
Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere, 21, says England could learn from the defeat by Chile and the type of 'little fouls' South American teams use to break up a game.
Gareth Bale may miss some Wales games, even when he is fit, as manager Chris Coleman aims to strike a deal with his club Real Madrid over the use of the 24-year-old world-record signing.
Brazil manager Luiz Felipe Scolari says he is open to a return to managing in the Premier League after the 2014 World Cup and would even go back to Chelsea, who sacked him in 2009.
Former Stoke manager Tony Pulis has pulled out of the running to become the next Crystal Palace manager.
Blackburn manager Gary Bowyer has been told he will have to move out players before club owners Venky's let him make any more signings.
The publishers of Sir Alex Ferguson's autobiography Hodder and Stoughton have agreed to refund a customer after as many as 45 factual errors were found in his new 402-page book My Autobiography.