Tuesday's gossip column - transfers and rumours

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Arsenal will have to break their transfer record to buy £17m-rated Rennes midfielder Yann M'Vila. The France midfielder, 21, is also being tracked by Real Madrid and Inter Milan.

Paris Saint-Germain are considering a £7m move for Newcastle's 16-goal striker Demba Ba, 26.

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Javi Martinez and Ji-Sung Park
Javi Martinez (left), who helped dump United out of Europe, is being linked with Old Trafford

Manchester United are prepared to spend £28m to sign Athletic Bilbao's Spain international midfielder Javi Martinez, 23.

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Lyon's France international left-back Aly Cissokho, 24, who has been linked with Newcastle, AC Milan and Juventus, is confident of earning a summer move to Manchester United.

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Roberto Mancini's Manchester City future is not guaranteed beyond the end of the season and his "abrasive management style" will be reviewed if they lose the Premier League title race to Manchester United.

Full story: Independentexternal-link

Liverpool's owners will demand answers from manager Kenny Dalglish when they carry out a "strategic review" of the club's season.

Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish
Kenny Dalglish will reportedly face some tough questions from Liverpool's owners this summer

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Dalglish will have to submit a written report, detailing his account of why Liverpool have fallen short in the Premier League.

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Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini's future depends on the way his squad behaves - as well as performs - in the final weeks of the season.

Full story: Daily Telegraphexternal-link

Andy Carroll is running out of chances at Liverpool after the striker, 23, showed his frustration at being substituted in Sunday's 2-0 defeat at Newcastle.

Full story: Daily Mirrorexternal-link

West Brom will offer manager Roy Hodgson £3m a year to extend his contract beyond the end of the season.

Full story: Daily Mailexternal-link

West Brom manager Roy Hodgson
Roy Hodgson pulled West Brom clear of relegation trouble in February last year.

Chelsea interim manager Roberto Di Matteo still does not know whether he has a chance of being appointed on a permanent basis.

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Martin Allen, 46, who was sacked by League One Notts County in February, is set to take over at Conference side Luton.

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Leeds United boss Neil Warnock plans to tell chairman Ken Bates that his squad needs telling investment if the Elland Road club is to win promotion back to the Premier League.

Full story: Yorkshire Evening Postexternal-link

Brazilian defender Alex, 29, who left Chelsea for PSG in January, claims he is happy to be away from the "egoism" of life at Stamford Bridge.

Full story: Daily Starexternal-link

Benfica's Oscar Cardozo believes the Portuguese side will give Chelsea another chapter of Champions League misery at Stamford Bridge.

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Liverpool could turn to Australian Brad Jones, rather than Alexander Doni, as goalkeeper Pepe Reina prepares for a three-match suspension.

Full story: Daily Mirrorexternal-link

Liverpool goalkeeper Brad Jones
Brad Jones is also in contention to replace Pepe Reina due to his experience of English football

Doni admits he is unsure whether he will be at Anfield next season as he gets ready to replace Reina.

Full story: Daily Expressexternal-link

Midfielder Cheick Tiote believes Alan Pardew is wrong to dismiss Newcastle's chances of a Champions League place.

Full story: The Sunexternal-link


Arsenal striker Marouane Chamakh has angered manager Arsene Wenger after being pictured smoking a shisha pipe in the wake of the Gunners' 2-1 defeat at QPR.

Full story: Daily Mailexternal-link

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