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West Ham will offer Ravel Morrison a new contract in January following his superb start to the season. The 20-year-old midfielder has a £19m release clause which the Hammers want to remove to ward off interest.

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Ravel Morrison
Midfielder Ravel Morrison joined West Ham from Manchester United in January 2012

Manchester United are favourites to sign 17-year-old Brazilian striker Bruno Gomes from Desportivo Brasil, despite interest from Real Madrid, Udinese and Sao Paulo.

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Derby County boss Steve McClaren has accepted he will struggle to keep Will Hughes past the January transfer window with Liverpool and Manchester United vying to sign the 18-year-old winger.

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Tottenham are lining up a move to sign 34-year-old Italy playmaker Andrea Pirlo from Juventus.

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Cameroon midfielder Alex Song, 26, would consider a move back to his old club Arsenal, having struggled to cement a place in the Barcelona first team.

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Arsenal's South Korea striker Park Chu-Young is set to join Championship side Wigan Athletic on loan for the rest of the season. Park, 28, has not started a Premier League game for the Gunners since joining them from French side Monaco in August 2011.

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Schalke remain confident they can keep 20-year-old midfielder Julian Draxler, despite interest from Arsenal and Chelsea.

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Manchester United's Brazilian right-back Rafael, 23, says he wants to stay with the Premier League champions, despite being linked with a return to Brazil and a move to Corinthians.

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Fulham boss Martin Jol is ready to battle Arsenal and Liverpool for highly rated defender Alexander Milosevic, 21, who plays for AIK in Sweden.

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Manchester United will try to sign 21-year-old attacking midfielder Sergi Roberto from Barcelona in January. Roberto, who has represented Spain at under-21 level, is also wanted by Tottenham.

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Manchester City defender Micah Richards, 25, will not plead with England manager Roy Hodgson to pick him for the national team.

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Micah Richards
Manchester City defender Micah Richards has been capped 13 times by England

Manchester United winger Adnan Januzaj, 18, will not be rushed into a decision over his international future - but he is unlikely to select England. Januzaj has already rejected a chance to play for Belgium.

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Southampton midfielder Adam Lallana, 26, says he remains confident of playing for England and has been inspired by Saints striker Rickie Lambert, 31, gaining international recognition.

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Manchester City midfielder James Milner, 27, says England's players cannot bear the thought of watching the World Cup finals in Brazil on television should they fail to qualify.

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Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho says his sense of smell can predict the different phases of matches before they happen, including when goals are scored.

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Prince William joined a kickabout before a match between two of England's oldest amateur clubs - Civil Service FC and Polytechnic FC - at Buckingham Palace. The Duke of Cambridge wore a pair of Wayne Rooney's old boots for the occasion.

Full story: Daily Mailexternal-link

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