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Italian side Palermo have admitted they would consider making a shock bid for Liverpool striker Luis Suarez, who is reportedly unhappy with the way he has been treated in England following his eight-match ban for racially abusing Manchester United's Patrice Evra.

Full story: Metro

Luis Suarez
Luis Suarez: a shock target for Palermo?

Or maybe French club Paris Saint-Germain are the ones to offer Uruguayan Suarez an escape from the Premier League limelight.

Full story: Daily Mirror

Or he could just stay at Anfield.

Full story: The Times

American entertainment company AEG is moving in on a £450m takeover at Tottenham.

Full Story: Daily Express

Arsene Wenger launched a training ground tirade against his Arsenal flops after the 4-0 defeat to AC Milan which could lead to a clearout.

Full Story: The Daily Telegraph

And England winger Theo Walcott, 22, could be the first to be shown the door.

Full Story: Daily Mail

Manchester United watched Valencia defender Adil Radi, 26, at Stoke on Thursday with a view to a £20m bid but face competition from Barcelona.

Full Story: The Sun

Chelsea insist goalkeeper Petr Cech and striker Daniel Sturridge are part of their long-term plans and will not be leaving Stamford Bridge.

Full story: London Evening Standard

Manchester City and Manchester United are battling it out to sign Derby and England Under-17s midfield wonderkid Will Hughes.

Full story: Daily Mirror

Tottenham are locked in a battle with Inter Milan, Paris Saint-Germain and Juventus to clinch the signing of 22-year-old Brazilian striker Leandro Damiao.

Theo Walcott
Theo Walcott could be on his way out of the Emirates

Full story: Talksport

Midfielder Junior Hoilett, 21, is attracting interest from Italy as he nears the end of his Blackburn contract - but Rovers boss Steve Kean has not given up on the Canadian remaining at Ewood Park.

Full story: Lancashire Telegraph

Manchester United are believed to have approached Borussia Dortmund regarding 19-year-old midfielder Mario Gotze, according to the player's agent.

Full story: Talksport

Cardiff City are hoping to sign Newcastle's Danish striker Peter Lovenkrands, 32, on loan.

Full Story: Daily Mirror

Chelsea have pulled out of the running to sign Eden Hazard, 21, as Tottenham renew their interest in the Lille sensation.

Full Story: Goal.com

OTHER GOSSIP

Wolves have interviewed Steve Bruce, Neil Warnock and Alan Curbishley as potential replacements for sacked boss Mick McCarthy.

Full Story: The Independent

Carlos Tevez's comments suggesting he was treated "like a dog" by Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini may have ruined the striker's chances of playing for the club again.

Full story: The Sun

Steve Bruce will meet Wolves owner Steve Morgan and chief executive Jez Moxey in London on Friday to discuss succeeding the sacked Mick McCarthy as manager.

Full story: Daily Mirror

Sunderland defender Phil Bardsley has admitted the pitch at the Stadium of Light is in poor shape ahead of this Saturday's FA Cup tie against Arsenal.

Full story: Sunderland Echo

Bolton midfielder Fabrice Muamba believes current England caretaker boss Stuart Pearce should get the nod ahead of Tottenham's Harry Redknapp as national team manager.

Full story: Bolton News

Fulham are believed to be watching Ghana defender Isaac Vorsah, 23, of Hoffenheim.

Full story: Daily Mail

AND FINALLY

A picture purporting to show the new Arsenal, Barcelona and Manchester United home kits for the 2012-13 season has been leaked - and then widely ridiculed - on Twitter.

Full Story: Metro

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