Wednesday's gossip column - transfers and rumours
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Tottenham striker Jermain Defoe, 31, has agreed a £90,000-a-week January switch to Major League Soccer side FC Toronto.
Midfielder Yohan Cabaye, 27 has opened the door for a move to Liverpool or Arsenal by saying he will assess his Newcastle United future in the summer.
Manchester United and Liverpool are preparing bids for £33m-rated Atletico Madrid midfielder Arda Turan, 26, in January.
New Crystal Palace manager Tony Pulis wants Cardiff defender Mark Hudson, 31, to help his side's fight against relegation.
Manchester United have switched their attention to Real Madrid winger Angel Di Maria, 25, and Atletico Madrid midfielder Koke, 21, after learning Athletic Bilbao midfielder Ander Herrera, 24, is not interested in a move to Old Trafford.
Fulham are monitoring 28-year-old Phil Bardsley's contract situation at Sunderland as the Cottagers prepare a January bid.
Luis Suarez has recommended fellow Uruguay striker Kevin Mendez, 17, to Liverpool.
Napoli are interested in signing Manchester City midfielder Javi Garcia, 26.
Bradford are willing to sell striker Nahki Wells, 23, to QPR for £3m in January.
Full story: The Sun
Andre Villas-Boas is on the brink of losing his job as manager of Tottenham Hotspur after spending big in the summer but making an less than impressive start to the season.
Mike Phelan, 51, says he was effectively the manager of Manchester United during his and Sir Alex Ferguson's final five years together at Old Trafford.
Out-of-work Phelan is being lined up as a replacement for Norwich manager Chris Hughton, 54.
Alloa manager Paul Hartley, 37, is to hold talks with Inverness Caledonian Thistle chairman Kenny Cameron today over taking charge at SPL club.
Full story Daily Record
West Bromwich Albion are no closer to agreeing a new contract with striker Shane Long, 26, whose deal is due to expire in the summer.
Notts County boss Shaun Derry, 35, is lining up a loan move for West Ham midfielder George Moncur, 20.
Full story: Daily Star
Aberdeen chairman Stewart Milne says the club are in good health - despite sitting on debts of £15m.
Full story: Daily Record
Liverpool defender Kolo Toure, 32, has told Manchester City they will "regret" letting him go.
Full story: The Sun (Subscription required)
GLOBAL GOSSIP from BBC Monitoring
Everton could be about to sign French midfielder Yann M'Vila, 23, from Russian side Rubin Kazan. The Frenchman was spotted at the Merseyside derby on Saturday.
Lazio striker Miroslav Klose, 35, is close to signing an agreement to play for LA Galaxy next season.
Barcelona are tracking Paris St-Germain's midfield duo Marco Verratti, 21, and Blaise Matuidi, 26.
Havant & Waterlooville manager Lee Bradbury has emerged as a contender for the Portsmouth job after Guy Whittingham was sacked.