Gossip column: Lingard, Sturridge, Diawara, Sneijder & Campbell – BBC Sport
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West Brom striker Saido Berahino, 22, is a £20m transfer target for Chelsea.
Aston Villa midfielder Joe Cole, 34, is set to extend his loan spell with Coventry City until January, after which there could be further discussions to stay on at the Ricoh Arena.
Chelsea are hoping to beat Manchester United to the signing of Valencia’s Algeria winger Sofiane Feghouli, 25.
(Fichajes – in Spanish)
Manchester United winger Jesse Lingard, 22, says Liverpool made an offer for his services before he arrived at Old Trafford as a youngster.
AC Milan’s Italy striker Mario Balotelli will be out until the New Year as the 25-year-old, on loan from Liverpool, is sent to Germany for a groin operation.
Former Bolton Wanderers striker Dean Holdsworth and boxer Amir Khan are set to complete a £15m takeover of the Trotters this week.
Chelsea are favourites to sign Bologna’s Guinean midfielder Amadou Diawara, 18, after the player’s representative reached an agreement with an agent close to owner Roman Abramovich.
(Di Marzio via Metro)
Celtic have joined clubs in England, Italy and Belgium in tracking the progress of Slovakia Under-21 midfielder Matus Bero, 20, who could leave domestic champions Trencin in January despite recently signing a new three-year contract.
Striker Daniel Sturridge, 26, has returned to full training with Liverpool – but boss Jurgen Klopp has still to decide if he can face Manchester City on Saturday.
Chelsea and Valencia are among “the top 15” clubs in the world chasing Lyon’s Belgian striker Michy Batshuayi, 22.
England scout Alan Cork, who was in Hannover last night, found himself at the centre of a terrorist incident for the second time in five days.
Chelsea are ready to sign Galatasaray’s Dutch midfielder Wesley Sneijder, 31, in January by paying his release clause.
(Fanatik – in Turkish)
Liverpool have made an offer for Lazio captain and Argentine midfielder Lucas Biglia, 29.
Costa Rica forward Joel Campbell’s Arsenal future is in doubt as Fenerbahce and Galatasaray track the 23-year-old.
Hull defender Curtis Davies, 30, is a £3m target for Premier League strugglers Bournemouth.
Real Madrid v Barcelona on Saturday is set for extra security after the Paris attacks, with even sandwiches to be examined before El Clasico.
Manchester United forward Anthony Martial, 19, left Wembley on crutches after France’s friendly against England.
Dundee United take former Liverpool and Atletico Madrid striker Florent Sinama Pongolle, 31, on trial.
Swansea City defend their boss Garry Monk following comments in the media attributed to midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson, 26, which appear to criticise the maligned manager.
Ex-Liverpool midfielder Steven Gerrard, 35, could play against his former club next summer, as the Reds are looking at the possibility of a friendly game with LA Galaxy when they go to the United States on a pre-season tour.
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tweeted his praise of Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli after his opener in England’s 2-0 win over France.
Former England striker Gary Lineker
following the 2-0 win over France: “Next summer in France will probably be a little too soon for this young side, but England could be very competitive in Russia.”
Liverpool are running a unique competition to allow one fan to become the club’s official number five for a day.
Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale, Manchester United forward Wayne Rooney and Aston Villa defender Alan Hutton are included in French paper L’Equipe’s Great Britain XI.
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