Tuesday's gossip column: Football transfers and rumours

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The Glazer family will give manager David Moyes substantial money to spend in the January transfer window to save Manchester United's season.

Full story: The Independentexternal-link

Man Utd's owners are thought to share Moyes's view that United's squad needs strengthening in key areas and will not balk at spending well in excess of £100m to ensure they remain successful in the coming years.

Full story: The Times (subscription required)external-link

Morgan Amalfitano
Morgan Amalfitano, on loan from Marseille, can join West Brom permanently for £1.7m

Meanwhile, Man Utd are closing in on Austria Under-21 centre-back Martin Hinteregger. The 21-year-old Red Bull Salzburg player is also being monitored by Arsenal, Liverpool and Lazio.

Full story: Daily Starexternal-link

Belgian midfielder Kevin De Bruyne, 22, is set for a January exit from Chelsea after being axed from their Champions League squad.

Full story: Metroexternal-link

West Bromwich Albion can seal the signing of on-loan Marseille midfielder Morgan Amalfitano, 28, for just £1.7m.

Full story: Daily Mirrorexternal-link


Fulham manager Martin Jol, 57, privately believes it is just a matter of time before his two-year reign at Craven Cottage comes to an end. The Cottagers are 18th in the Premier League table after losing four of the last five games.

Full story: Daily Mirrorexternal-link

Manchester United's Japan midfielder Shinji Kagawa, 24, says he is fighting for his future at Old Trafford and battling to convince manager David Moyes of his worth to the team.

Full story: Daily Telegraphexternal-link

Former Liverpool striker Robbie Fowler, 38, says 26-year-old Luis Suarez and 24-year-old Daniel Sturridge have the potential to become one of the great strike partnerships in the club's history.

Full story: Daily Mailexternal-link

Sunderland's Spanish defender Carlos Cuellar, 32, has criticised Paolo Di Canio's reign at the Stadium of Light, claiming it "fractured" the club.

Full story: Daily Mirrorexternal-link

Stoke owner Peter Coates has stepped in to heal a dressing-room rift by ordering Stoke's players to end public criticism of former manager Tony Pulis.

Full story: Daily Mailexternal-link

Cardiff's 21-year-old defender Steven Caulker, who signed from Tottenham in the summer, wants more goals after opening his account in the win against Fulham on Saturday.

Tottenham's Andros Townsend tangles with Frank Lampard during Saturday's draw with Chelsea
Tottenham's Andros Townsend was named in the England squad for last month's World Cup qualifiers

Full story: South Wales Echoexternal-link

Norwich winger Anthony Pilkington, 25, says stories that manager Chris Hughton could leave the club are "crazy".

Full story: Norwich Evening Newsexternal-link

Winger Andros Townsend, 22, believes his battle to retain a place in Tottenham's team is helping his chances of being in the England squad.

Full story: London Evening Standardexternal-link

Former LA Galaxy, Manchester United and England midfielder David Beckham, 38, is set to return to America as owner of a new MLS franchise in Miami.

Full story: Daily Mailexternal-link


Manchester United are considering whether to follow Arsenal, Chelsea, Manchester City, and Liverpool and launch a women's team for the first time since 2005.

Full story: The Guardianexternal-link

Match of the Day presenter Gary Lineker, 52, says his relationship with Roy Hodgson is "fine" after a phone conversation with the England manager in the wake of his Twitter remarks during and following the goalless draw with Ukraine last month.

Full story: The Guardianexternal-link