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TRANSFER GOSSIP

Chelsea captain John Terry
Former England captain John Terry signed up at Stamford Bridge in 1998.

Chelsea have opened contract negotiations with 33-year-old club captain and defender John Terry, whose current deal expires at the end of this season.

Full story: Daily Telegraph

Chelsea and Liverpool have both shown interest in signing Barcelona's promising young South Korean striker Seung Woo Lee, 15.

Full story: Daily Star

Real Sociedad's Antoine Griezmann, 23, has played down speculation linking him with Chelsea, Arsenal and Manchester United. The French winger is "thinking about playing and nothing more."

Full story: Talksport

Celtic manager Neil Lennon has denied reports linking his club to a summer move for Manchester United's 22-year-old Italian striker Federico Macheda, who is currently on loan at Birmingham City.

Full story: Daily Express

Manchester City are tracking 18-year-old Brazilian Nathan Allan de Soua. The Atletico Paranaense midfielder starred at the Under-17 World Cup in the United Arab Emirates in 2013.

Full story: Talksport

Sunderland boss Gus Poyet wants to permanently sign the on-loan Fabio Borini from Liverpool at the end of the season but accepts he might miss out on the 22-year-old striker.

Full story: Daily Mail

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers will launch a £3.5m bid for West Ham midfielder Mohamed Diame, 26, in a bid to strengthen his options in the centre of the park.

Full story: Caught Offside

Manager Roberto Martinez says Everton's league position at the end of the season will determine how much they spend in the transfer market.

Full story: Liverpool Echo

David De Gea
De Gea signed for Manchester United from Atletico Madrid in 2011.

Manchester United's Spanish goalkeeper David De Gea, 23, who starred in Wednesday's Champions League victory against Olympiakos, is in line for a new contract.

Full Story: Daily Express

OTHER GOSSIP

Tottenham Hotspur manager Tim Sherwood says he will work on his anger management, after losing his cool in a series of incidents in the Spurs dugout.

Full story: Daily Telegraph

Former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has praised Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger ahead of the Frenchman's 1000th match in charge of the Gunners on Saturday.

Full story: Guardian

Meanwhile, Ferguson's replacement David Moyes admits some of United's displays have been shameful this season.

Full story: Daily Mirror

Oldham manager Lee Johnson says even Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho would have struggled to make a positive impact in what has been a difficult season at Boundary Park.

Full story: Daily Star

Arsenal have been boosted by the news that midfielder Jack Wilshere, 22, could make an earlier than expected recovery from foot injury.

Full story: Daily Mail

West Bromwich Albion manager Pepe Mel says he would have preferred to keep striker Shane Long, but the 27-year-old's transfer to Hull City was agreed before he arrived at the club in January.

Full story: Sky Sports

Stoke City midfielder Stephen Ireland
Stephen Ireland signed permanently for Stoke from Aston Villa in January.

Aston Villa boss Paul Lambert has revealed he inserted a clause in former player Stephen Ireland's transfer to Stoke to prevent the 27-year-old playing against Villa.

Full story: Birmingham Mail

Wolves head coach Kenny Jackett has described life at the League One side as like working in a five-star hotel.

Full story: the Guardian

Manchester City and Spain winger Jesus Navas, 28, says Saturday's game against Fulham is more important than the derby against local rivals United on Tuesday.

Full story: Manchester Evening News

Sweden striker Johan Elmander, 32, can win over the Norwich City boo boys, says manager Chris Hughton.

Full story: Norwich Evening News

Cardiff fans are planning to demonstrate against owner Vincent Tan's insistence on rebranding the "Bluebirds" as a club that plays in red. As many as 5,000 could turn out to protest before Saturday's match against Liverpool.

Full story: Wales Online

AND FINALLY

Striker Daniel Sturridge, 24, watches videos of his Liverpool goals on the way to matches to get him in the mood.

Full story: Dail;y Mirror

Non-league club Wythenshawe Amateurs have landed £100,000 from FA Cup sponsors Budweiser after winning a vote on social media.

Full story: Metro

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