Monday's gossip column - transfers and rumours

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Tottenham striker Emmanuel Adebayor, 28, is ready to quit White Hart Lane just two months after arriving on a permanent deal from Manchester City for £5m.

Atletico Madrid want to sign Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez, 24, in January if they sell Colombia forward Falcao - possibly to Manchester City or Chelsea.

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Arsenal defender Andre Santos, 29, could be on his way back to Turkey, despite only arriving at Emirates Stadium last year from Fenerbahce in a £6.2m deal.

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Manchester City defender Wayne Bridge, 32, wants to make his loan move to Brighton permanent at the end of the season.

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Birmingham City boss Lee Clark has compared midfielder Ravel Morrison to Paul Gascoigne after the controversial 19-year-old's starring appearance against Leicester while on loan from West Ham.

Ravel Morrison
Ravel Morrison impressed Birmingham manager Lee Clark

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Norwich defender Sebastien Bassong, 26, has described Saturday's 1-0 win over Arsenal as "perfect".

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Juan Mata, 24, insists being overlooked for the latest Spain squad will only inspire him to do better for Chelsea.

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Arsene Wenger admits his Arsenal side suffered a "shock to the system" when they lost to Norwich but he expects them to bounce back against Schalke on Wednesday.

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Alan Pardew is confident his Newcastle side can rediscover their impressive form of last season after a series of below-par performances.

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Chelsea boss Roberto Di Matteo is refusing to get carried away with his team's impressive start to the season, warning "there are moments when we are going to be tested".

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Professional Footballers' Association chief Gordon Taylor believes the protests against the Kick It Out anti-racism campaign are "misguided".

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Former Manchester United midfielder Nicky Butt, 37, has returned to Old Trafford as a youth coach.

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