Tuesday's gossip column - transfers and rumours
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Manchester United are the latest club to be linked with Lille and Belgium midfielder Eden Hazard. The 21-year-old would cost £30m and bolster the United midfield following the news that Anderson could miss the rest of the season with a severe hamstring injury.
Tottenham are planning to prise teenage starlet Raheem Sterling away from Liverpool. The 17-year-old is frustrated at his lack of first-team opportunities at Anfield.
Manchester City and Chelsea target Gonzalo Higuain says he will not consider his long-term future until the end of the season. The 24-year-old Argentine says he is committed to Real Madrid's title challenge.
Aston Villa are ready to battle Fulham for the signature of Pavel Pogrebnyak, 28, who has scored five goals in four games on loan at Fulham from Stuttgart.
Arsenal have joined Newcastle in the race to sign £5m-rated French midfielder Benjamin Corgne, 24, after Gunners scout Gilles Grimandi watched him again on Saturday.
Rennes manager Frederic Antonetti says 21-year-old French midfielder Yann M'Vila, who has been linked with Arsenal, will leave the club at the end of the season.
Liverpool look like they are losing out to Italian giants Inter Milan in the race for Udinese's 23-year-old utility man Mauricio Isla.
French midfielder Paul Pogba, 18, could be set to sign a new contact at Manchester United after being linked with a move away from Old Trafford.
Manchester United defender Ritchie De Laet, 23, has no intention of leaving the club on loan and has vowed to force his way into Sir Alex Ferguson's side.
Roberto Mancini faces a mutiny by "exhausted" Manchester City players. They are unhappy after being forced to stay on in Portugal and train in sweltering heat after their defeat by Sporting Lisbon on Thursday and ahead of Sunday's loss to Swansea.
Kenny Dalglish has launched an impassioned defence of his record at Liverpool, claiming he should not be judged by the club's league position alone and that kit deals are as important as victories.
Meanwhile, Dalglish wants the Football Association to punish Arsenal counterpart Arsene Wenger, who recently labelled Liverpool striker Luis Suarez a diver.
Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp admits he is not sure whether he wants to be the new England boss.
Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart will not face any action from the FA for 'sledging' Swansea penalty taker Scott Sinclair before he missed at the weekend.
Swansea defender Ashley Williams believes Sunday's win against Manchester City could be the start of a 'golden era.'
Wolves have given boss Terry O'Connor a vote of confidence just three games after he took over from sacked Mick McCarthy.
West Brom's Jonas Olsson is furious with himself for getting sent off in the defeat against Manchester United on Sunday.
The Liverpool fan accused of racially abusing Norwich City midfielder Tom Adeyemi - currently on loan to Oldham Athletic - will face no charges.
Chelsea striker Fernando Torres was the butt of a joke at Didier Drogba's Foundation charity ball when the winner of a training session with the Ivorian offered to give it to the goal-shy Spanish striker.
France star Zinedine Zidane's infamous headbutt on Italian defender Marco Materazi during the 2006 World Cup final has been turned into a work of art called 'Who's afraid of the big, bad, wolf?' which is being exhibited in New York.