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Chelsea target Radamel Falcao, 26, hints he would prefer a move to Paris Saint-Germain ahead of Stamford Bridge when the striker leaves Atletico Madrid for a reported £48m.

Radamel Falcao
Atletico Madrid striker Radamel Falcao has a £48m release clause in his contract

Full story: The Sun

Ipswich want to sign Nottingham Forest keeper Lee Camp, 28, on a free transfer after he was axed from the first team at the City Ground.

Full story: Daily Mail

Manchester City are keen on signing Derby midfielder Will Hughes, 17, in a £7m deal with assistant manager David Platt making a personal check on the youngster at Brighton on Saturday.

Full story: The Sun

Swansea boss Michael Laudrup is closing in on a £2m deal for Osasuna forward Roland Lamah, 25, and hopes to confirm the signing this week.

Full story: Daily Mirror

Norwich City are eyeing a move for Celtic striker Gary Hooper, 24, after boss Chris Hughton admitted that he needs more firepower.

Full story: the Guardian

On-loan Romelu Lukaku's representatives will sit down with Chelsea when the January transfer window shuts to negotiate the 19-year-old striker staying another season at West Brom.

Full story: Daily Mail

Fulham boss Martin Jol is making a £3m move for Belgian teenage defender Bernard Malanda-Adje, 18, from Zulte Waregem.

Roland Lamah
Belgium international Roland Lamah's previous clubs include Anderlecht

Full story: Daily Mirror

Arsene Wenger has given his clearest indication yet that forward Theo Walcott, 23, will be staying after the Arsenal boss said he will not be offloading any more players until new signings are made.

Full story: Daily Mail

And Wenger believes midfielder Cesc Fabregas, 25, will one day return to the Emirates to see out his career with Arsenal. Fabregas scored in Barcelona's 3-1 win at Malaga on Sunday.

Full story: Metro

Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha, 20, increases speculation he is signing for Manchester United by tweeting: "Looks like I'm on my way to the top of the Premier League." He later removed the Tweet.

Full story: Daily Express

Chelsea have made an £8.5m bid for Celta Vigo forward Iago Aspas, 25, who has scored eight goals in 18 La Liga games this season.

Full story: Daily Star

Aspas has scored eight goals in 18 La Liga appearances this season
Aspas has scored eight goals in 18 La Liga appearances this season

Sean O'Driscoll, 55, is favourite to take charge at Bristol City after rejecting the chance to manage Blackpool. Derek McInnes, 41 was sacked as Robins boss on Saturday following the 4-0 defeat by Leicester.

Full story: Daily Star

Peterborough reject Nottingham Forest's offer for George Boyd, 27, as "derisory". The winger is out of contact in the summer.

Full story: The Times.

Birmingham are looking at signing Arbroath striker Steven Doris, 24, after he impressed on trial with the Championship club.

Full story: Daily Record

GLOBAL GOSSIP (sourced by BBC Monitoring)

Chelsea will make a bid for QPR midfielder Stephane Mbia, 26, if Rangers are successful in signing Yann M'Vila, 22, from French side Stade Rennais.

Full story: L'Equipe

Stephane Mbia
QPR midfielder Stephane Mbia is interesting Chelsea

Fiorentina manager Vincenzo Montella says he would be happy to coach Frank Lampard, who is out of contract with Chelsea this summer.

Full story: Tuttosport

Diego Lugano, 32, captain of the Uruguayan national side during the 2010 World Cup and currently of Paris Saint-Germain, is likely to sign a six-month loan deal with Spanish side Malaga.

Full story: La Opinion

CSKA Moscow have brought midfielder Vagner Love, 28, back to the side, after a one-year spell at Brazilian club Flamengo. During his first spell with CSKA from 2004-2012, Love scored 117 goals, making him the most successful foreign player in the history of the Russian league.

Full story: Russia Today

OTHER GOSSIP

Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini is set to appeal against the red card Vincent Kompany, 26, was shown in the 2-0 win at Arsenal for fouling Jack Wilshere.

Full story: The Guardian

Tottenham's manager Andre Villas-Boas has revealed that his admiration for the England midfielder Scott Parker extended to trying to buy him when he was appointed manager of Chelsea in the summer of 2011.

Full story: Independent

New Wolves boss Dean Saunders says it could take him up to two years to chop his 40-man squad down to 25 because of high salaries. Saunders, 48, wants to reduce the squad to pay players "with more class".

Full story: Express & Star

Former Premier League referee Graham Poll says video technology needs to be introduced after replays appeared to show that defender Nemanja Vidic, 31, was offside when he got the final touch as Manchester United beat Liverpool 2-1.

Full story: Daily Mail

Danny Murphy
Blackburn midfielder Danny Murphy has had five managers this season.

Former Newcastle skipper Bobby Moncur says he would be "disappointed" if defender Fabricio Coloccini left the club as the Magpies fight for Premier League survival. It is believed the Argentina international, 30, wants to return to South America because of personal problems.

Full story: Newcastle Chronicle

Blackburn midfielder Danny Murphy, 35, says he knows little about his new manager Michael Appleton, 37, and adds: "It's a bit crazy, it's not ideal to have had five managers at this stage of the season."

Full story: Lancashire Telegraph

AND FINALLY

Blackpool chairman Karl Oyston has hit out at Blackburn after they appointed Seasiders boss Appleton. "It's unfortunate we've become embroiled in the disaster shipwreck Blackburn have become," says Oyston.

Full story: Blackpool Gazette

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