Transfer window gossip: Monday

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Paris St-Germain are set to offer Newcastle up to £26m for Yohan Cabaye, 27, and the France midfielder wants to return to his homeland.

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Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata, 21, has ruled out moving to Arsenal, Liverpool or Tottenham in January, instead opting to stay at the Bernabeu.

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Arsenal defender Thomas Vermaelen
Vermaelen has made just 12 appearances so far this season

West Ham boss Sam Allardyce says he would be keen to take defender Thomas Vermaelen, 28, from Arsenal but admits a deal for the Belgian is unlikely.

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Liverpool are ready to make a formal bid for Basel's 21-year-old Egyptian winger Mohamed Salah, who has been valued at £12m by the Swiss side.

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Swansea City are hoping to sign former Wales U21 midfielder Rhys Williams, 25, from Middlesbrough in a £1.5m deal, as their injury crisis deepens.

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Stoke and Fulham both want to sign Aston Villa's Scotland international right-back Alan Hutton, 29.

Neil Taylor
Swansea manager Michael Laudrup has preferred Ben Davies to Taylor this season

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Crystal Palace are trying to sign Brondby's Denmark international forward Simon Makienok, 23.

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Fulham have offered £4m for Swansea's Welsh left-back Neil Taylor, 24.

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Sunderland striker Danny Graham, 28, could be set for a loan move to Nottingham Forest when he returns from a loan spell at Hull.

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Liverpool are interested in Fulham's Swedish forward Muamer Tankovic, 18, whose contract runs out in the summer.

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Arsenal owner Stan Kroenke has travelled to London to finalise a new three-year deal worth £24m for manager Arsene Wenger.

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Southampton manager Mauricio Pochettino
Pochettino was named Saints boss in January 2013

Southampton manager Mauricio Pochettino will be offered a new "bumper" contract by Southampton owner Katharina Liebherr.

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Blackpool are set to sack manager Paul Ince and make midfielder Barry Ferguson, 35, player-manager.

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Liverpool's Brazilian midfielder Lucas, 27, could face a lengthy period of time on the sidelines after sustaining a knee injury in the 2-2 draw with Aston Villa.

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A consortium headed by former QPR chairman Gianni Paladini is set to make a takeover bid for Millwall.

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Global Gossip (from BBC Monitoring)

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says he is not "particularly interested" in signing Juventus' Mirko Vucinic, dismissing media reports about the Gunners' interest in signing the 30-year-old midfielder.

Diego Lopez
Lopez has started all 20 La Liga matches for Real Madrid this season.

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Borussia Dortmund and Manchester City would be interested in Real Madrid's Diego Lopez should the 32-year-old goalkeeper decide to leave the club.

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Swansea are interested in signing Spartak Moscow's Spanish midfielder Jose Jurado, 27.

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Former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has made £1m from sales of his book after it became Britain's fastest-selling non-fiction title. It sold more than 115,000 copies in its first week on sale in October, beating previous record holder Delia Smith.

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The hat-trick by Samuel Eto'o against Manchester United could prove both a costly and painful for one Chelsea fan after he vowed to get a tattoo of the player's face if he managed to score three times at Stamford Bridge.

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