Gossip column: Cavani, Bale, Podolski and Barcelona toast.

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TRANSFER GOSSIP

Paris St-Germain are the latest club to show an interest in taking winger Adnan Januzaj, 19, on loan from Manchester United. (Daily Mail) external-link

Arsenal are closing in on the signing of 27-year-old striker Edinson Cavani from Paris St-Germain, with the French club ready to accept a bid. (Metro)external-link

Adnan Januzaj
Januzaj's last appearance for Man Utd was on 2 December against Stoke

Liverpool hope to sign James Milner on a free next summer if the midfielder fails to agree a new contract with Manchester City but Arsenal are also keen on the 28-year-old. (Daily Express)external-link

Manchester United winger Angel Di Maria has told manager Louis van Gaal to sign Argentine midfielder Nicolas Gaitan, 26, from Benfica.(Daily Star)external-link

Chelsea are set to pay £24m for Juventus utility man Kwadwo Asamoah, 26, in January.(Metro)external-link

Arsenal forward Lukas Podolski, 29, appears to be on the verge of a January move to Italian side Inter Milan. (Daily Express)external-link

Real Madrid are planning to sign attacking midfielder Marco Reus, 25, from Borussia Dortmund as a replacement for Gareth Bale, who could be on his way to Manchester United for £120m. (Daily Star)external-link

West Brom could join Leicester, Newcastle and German club Wolfsburg in the race to sign 22-year-old Burnley striker Danny Ings, who is out of contract next summer. (Sun - subscription required)external-link

QPR manager Harry Redknapp is eyeing a January move for Manchester City winger Scott Sinclair, 25.(Daily Mirror)external-link

Crystal Palace manager Neil Warnock has increased his bid to £3.8m to sign Lille left-back Pape Souare, 24. (Sun - subscription required)external-link

Bristol City boss Steve Cotterill hopes that Chelsea will allow midfielder Todd Kane, 21, to extend his loan spell at the League One leaders beyond the middle of January. (Times - subscription required) external-link

OTHER GOSSIP

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Saturday's Daily Mirror back page

Chelsea right-back Branislav Ivanovic is the latest player from the Blues to be accused of diving, with West Ham boss Sam Allardyce believing the 30-year-old was guilty of simulation in trying to win a penalty against his side. (Times - subscription required)external-link

Manchester United legend Paul Scholes, 40, says he "wouldn't be surprised" if Manchester United put pressure on Chelsea and Manchester City at the top of the Premier League by winning their next two matches.(Daily Star)external-link

Winger Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, 21, says former Gunners striker Thierry Henry gave him "endless amounts of advice" that helped him kick-start his Arsenal career. (Daily Mirror)external-link

Celtic manager Ronny Deila hopes to keep defender Jason Denayer beyond the end of his loan from Manchester City, which ends at the end of the season. (Daily Express)external-link

BEST OF SOCIAL MEDIA

Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany was happy with his Christmas lot following the win over West Brom. The Belgium international tweeted:external-link "Chants, snow and three points. Christmas is complete!"

AND FINALLY...

A Borussia Dortmund fan who got an official club toaster for Christmas was left feeling angry - because it makes Barcelona toast. (Metro)external-link

Manchester United's young stars Luke Shaw and Adnan Januzaj will no longer have to stay out of the kitchen - with the club arranging for a top chef to teach them how to cook. (Daily Mail)external-link

And former Arsenal and France striker Thierry Henry, who announced his retirement from playing this month, will make his big screen debut in 2015 with a cameo role in the Entourage movie. (Daily Telegraph)external-link

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