Gossip column: Berahino, Valdes, Adebayor, Lopez, Tarbuck – BBC Sport
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Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy is considering a third bid of £22m for West Brom striker Saido Berahino, 22.
Levy could also make a late move to bring Newcastle forward Ayoze Perez, 22, to White Hart Lane in a £15m deal.
West Ham are set to secure Chelsea winger Victor Moses, 24, on a season’s loan, and have agreed a £7m deal with Nottingham Forest for striker Michail Antonio, 25.
West Ham could sign Tottenham striker Emmanuel Adebayor, 31, before Tuesday’s transfer deadline.
But Aston Villa are also interested in a deal for Adebayor – while manager Tim Sherwood is set to sign defender Joleon Lescott, 33, from West Brom for £1.5m.
West Brom are in talks to sign Spain midfielder David Lopez, 25, from Napoli for £5m, but face competition from Leicester.
Watford are preparing to bring in Rennes’ French midfielder Abdoulaye Doucoure, 22, for £7m on deadline day.
Defender Gabriel Angella, 26, will have a medical at QPR on Tuesday before completing a loan move from Watford.
Sunderland are set to make a deadline-day bid to sign Liverpool defender Tiago Ilori, 22, on loan.
Arsenal defender Nacho Monreal, 29, has increased speculation regarding a move to Athletic Bilbao by following them on Twitter.
Paris St-Germain winger Angel Di Maria, 27, says he found it “difficult to adapt” to Louis van Gaal’s coaching methods at Manchester United.
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Goalkeeper Victor Valdes, 33, will stay at Manchester United until January after a proposed loan move to Turkish club Besiktas collapse.
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Victor Valdes indicated that he might have resolved his differences with Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal, by posting the club badge
on his Facebook page.
Another goalkeeper, though, confirmed his Old Trafford departure on Twitter.
Anders Lindegaard posted:
“Very happy to have signed with WBA. Can’t wait to get started in my new club!”
Comedian Bob Mortimer – presumably with tongue in cheek – is pushing for his beloved Middlesbrough to sign Antonio Valencia,
even tweeting a photo
of the run-down terraced house that the Manchester United winger would move into.
“I’m surprised the Premier League haven’t left open a Europa League place for the team topping the total spend at the end of the window,”
former Aberdeen goalkeeper David Preece, now a coach at National League side Lincoln City.
“Fabio Borini says it’ll be emotional playing at Sunderland again. Can only assume that emotion is devastation that nobody else bid for him.”
Belgium striker Christian Benteke has been backed to succeed at Liverpool… by comedian Jimmy Tarbuck.
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