Saturday's gossip column - transfers and rumours

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Chelsea full-back Ashley Cole, 31, has spoken to Paris St-Germain manager Carlo Ancelotti about a summer switch to the Ligue 1 club.

Liverpool winger Raheem Sterling, 17, looks set to reject the club's new contract deal worth £20,000 a week with Sterling believing he deserves £50,000 a week.

Raheem Sterling
Raheem Sterling has made 12 appearances for Liverpool this season.

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QPR boss Mark Hughes has told Arsenal to forget about signing Adel Taarabt, 23, who has been tipped for a switch across London after a fine run of form.

Full story: Sunexternal-link

Reading manager Brian McDermott is targeting a January move for Arsenal's Andrey Arshavin, 31, but says signing too many players in the New Year will be "disrespectful" to the ones he already has.

Full story: Daily Mirrorexternal-link

England midfielder Jack Wilshere, 20, insists his future remains at Arsenal and has not intentions of following the likes of Cesc Fabregas out the North London club.

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Newcastle boss Alan Pardew says he wants to re-sign striker Andy Carroll after the 23 year-old left St James' Park for Liverpool for a fee of £35m in January 2011.

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Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers insists the Reds can never "do a Torres" and sell stars like Luis Suarez.

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Former Manchester United player Paul Pogba, 19, has been dropped by Juventus for Saturday's away match against Pescara after turning up late for training twice.

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Paul Pogba
Paul Pogba was limited to three substitute appearances in the league for Manchester United

England defender Gary Cahill, 26, claims Chelsea are a lot more attractive to watch - even if the European champions are conceding more goals than they would like.

Full story: Guardianexternal-link

Liverpool's owner John W Henry is closing his Florida investment firm after a period of "poor performance."

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Sir Alex Ferguson has set Manchester United a target of scoring 100 Premier League goals this season after finding the net 26 times with a quarter of the season gone.

Full story: Daily Mirrorexternal-link

Portpin has suspended its bid to buy Portsmouth and has warned there is a "very real risk" of the League One club being liquidated unless there is a resolution soon.

Full story: Daily Telegraphexternal-link

Gary Cahill
Gary Cahill has scored seven goals in 31 appearances for Chelsea

Everton manager David Moyes says Leon Osman, who has received an England call at the age of 31, can be an asset for his country.

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Stoke's medical staff have ordered out-of form striker Michael Owen, 32, to sit up straight to avoid injury problems.

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Manchester United's Wayne Rooney, 27, will be replaced as the side's penalty-taker if he misses one more for United, with the striker missing against Arsenal last weekend.

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The days of earning £30,000-a-week are well and truly over for 38-year-old former Leicester, Blackburn and Birmingham midfielder Robbie Savage, who has bought a ten-year-old Hyundai for £300 at a car auction.

Full story: Daily Mailexternal-link

Real Madrid boss Jose Mourinho has asked his assistant Aitor Karanka to give one-to-one tuition to ex-Tottenham midfielder Luka Modric, 27, in a bid to improve the Croatian's performances.

Full story: Marcaexternal-link