Sunday's gossip column - transfers and rumours

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Tottenham are lining up club legend Jurgen Klinsmann, 47, as Harry Redknapp's replacement - if their current manager takes over as England boss. Spurs are also interested in bringing in former temporary Chelsea chief Guus Hiddink.

Redknapp will receive a formal approach to take over as England manager from the Football Association within the next few days, but he will tell them he must see out the season with Tottenham.

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Robin van Persie
Robin van Persie is reportedly a Real Madrid target

Highly-rated Benfica midfielder Nicolas Gaitan, 23, could join Manchester United or Manchester City in the summer - if they meet the Portuguese club's £25m valuation of the player.

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Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has attacked the "creative" Spanish media linking talisman Robin van Persie with a move to Real Madrid.

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Prime Minister David Cameron will stage an anti-racism football summit amid growing fears that incidents allegedly fuelled by racism are harming the image of the game in England.

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Former Wolves striker Steve Bull believes the club can drag local rivals West Brom into the relegation fight by defeating the Baggies on Sunday.

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Tottenham fans gave Harry Redknapp, overwhelming favourite to succeed Fabio Capello as England boss, a stirring reception at White Hart Lane during their club's 5-0 win over Newcastle.

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Despite being hammered 5-0 by Spurs, Newcastle can still qualify for the Champions League, according to Magpies legend Alan Shearer.

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Carlos Tevez
Carlos Tevez may feature again for Manchester City

Tottenham defender Michael Dawson says the team's forward line of Emmanuel Adebayor and Louis Saha were unplayable against Newcastle.

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Manchester City outcast Carlos Tevez, 28, could still play in the Premier League title run-in if he returns from Argentina, says manager Roberto Mancini.

Full story: The Observerexternal-link

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has told ­striker Gervinho, 24, that he ­expects him back in England on Tuesday - ­giving him one day to party if Ivory Coast win the Africa Cup of Nations in Libreville on Sunday.

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Former Manchester United goalkeeper Edwin van der Sar has ruled out making a Paul Scholes-esque comeback by saying the only thing he misses about football is the fresh air.

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Sunderland striker Stephane Sessegnon would entertain a return to former club Paris Saint-Germain.

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Celtic are considering a summer move for Olhanense'sexternal-link Portuguese-Brazilian forward Edinho Juniorexternal-link - son of former Bradford City player Edinho.

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Italy legend Alessandro del Piero has further cemented his legacy by allegedly waking a girl from a two-week coma simply by speaking to her.

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