Gossip column: Gerrard, Terry, Van Persie, Lampard, Walcott

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Midfielder Frank Lampard will not rejoin New York City in January and will instead stay on loan at Manchester City, earning £190,000 a week. The 36-year-old signed for New York after he was released by Chelsea in the summer. (Daily Express)external-link

Turkish club Fenerbahce have enquired about the possibility of signing Manchester United striker Robin van Persie, 31. (Daily Star)external-link

Inter Milan are keen to sign Liverpool's 23-year-old Italian striker Fabio Borini. (Daily Mirror)external-link

Divock Origi
Divock Origi signed a five-year deal with Liverpool in the summer

Manchester City and Bayern Munich will both attempt to sign Germany winger Marco Reus at the end of the season. The 25-year-old will leave if any club meets Borussia Dortmund's asking price. (Daily Mail)external-link

Liverpool will not be allowed to call on £10m striker Divock Origi this season, according to Lille boss Rene Girard. The 19-year-old signed for the Reds in the summer but was immediately loaned back to his former club. (Metro)external-link

Hibernian manager Alan Stubbs is keen to hang on to Everton winger Matthew Kennedy, 20, whose loan deal expires in January. (Herald)external-link


Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers may risk not selecting captain Steven Gerrard when the Reds face Real Madrid in the Champions League on Tuesday. (Daily Telegraph)external-link

Midfielder Gerrard has been asked to take a 50% pay cut if he is to extend his contract at Anfield, less than a week after the 34-year-old hinted he could leave this summer.(Daily Star)external-link

Daily Telegraph back page
Tuesday's Daily Telegraph back page

However, Gerrard will disappoint his many suitors and commit his immediate future to the Reds, with the club offering him a 12-month extension with the option to renew for a further year. (Independent)external-link

A Chelsea fan was left stunned when his plea to John Terry for action on the club's ticket prices prompted the 33-year-old Blues captain to respond, raising the prospect of players speaking to senior staff at the club. (Daily Telegraph)external-link

Marcos Rojo, 24, may be out for less time than feared with the dislocated shoulder he suffered at Manchester City after the Manchester United defender's father reportedly said his son would miss only two or three games.(Guardian)external-link

Arsenal winger Theo Walcott, 25, will become one the club's top earners by signing an extension to his current contract, which expires in 2016. (Daily Mirror)external-link

Nacer Chadli has backed his Tottenham team-mate Harry Kane, 21, for an England call-up, despite admitting he had not heard of the forward before joining Spurs.(Daily Mail)external-link

The form of 21-year-old West Brom striker Saido Berahino has been good enough to earn him an England call-up according to team-mate Ben Foster. (Times - subscription required)external-link

Manchester City defender Pablo Zabaleta has hinted he feels the balance of power has shifted in Manchester. The 29-year-old helped City beat Manchester United 1-0 on Sunday. (Daily Mirror)external-link

John Terry banner
John Terry says he will take the ticket-price concerns of one supporter to Chelsea staff

Manchester City fans are planning to turn their backs on the Uefa anthem at tomorrow's Champions League game against CSKA Mosow, in protest over the fact they were banned from the away game in Russia last month.(Manchester Evening News)external-link

Aston Villa could sack manager Paul Lambert, 45, if their run of six consecutive defeats continues in their next two fixtures.(Daily Express)external-link

Bolton manager Neil Lennon says he could return to Celtic, who he left in the summer, as manager one day and has even discussed a future comeback with Parkhead chief executive Peter Lawwell.(Daily Record)external-link

West Brom management staff are "exasperated" about the lack of impact made by £9m record signing Brown Ideye, 26, this season.(Daily Telegraph)external-link

The Premier League is to maintain its opposition to moving the 2022 Qatar World Cup to the winter despite Fifa edging further towards its preferred option of a November tournament following a key meeting in Zurich. (Guardian)external-link

Ian Harte (right) and the Bournemouth team pose with the Chuckle Brothers
The Bournemouth team pose for a photo with the Chuckle Brothers

Crystal Palace chief Steve Parish has admitted holding talks over the sale of the club, with US billionaire Josh Harris understood to be in advanced discussions with the Eagles. (Daily Mirror)external-link


Hull winger Robert Snodgrassexternal-link was one of several players to welcome the news Newcastle winger Jonas Gutierrez, 31, has been discharged from hospital following treatment for testicular cancer.

Ian Harte has revealed that he and his Bournemouth team-mates are sharing a hotel with a couple of famous guests - the Chuckle Brothers.


A Twitter account said to represent a group of Liverpool fans is raising funds to create a banner to fly over Anfield calling for the removal of Reds boss Brendan Rodgers, 41. (Daily Star)external-link