Here is a roundup of todays transfer rumors, Gossip and speculation from all todays papers…..
Liverpool and England defender Glen Johnson, 30, is set to quit Anfield in the summer after being offered a new two-year deal on half of his £120,000 a week wages.
Ghana World Cup midfielder Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu is at the centre of a transfer tug of war between Hull and Stoke.
Spanish club Sevilla say there have been no offers for all-action midfielder Grzegorz Krychowiak, who has been linked with Arsenal.
Southampton and Queens Park Rangers are monitoring AIK Stockholm striker Kennedy Igboananike.
Manchester United chief Ed Woodward claims the club will not spend on “short-term fixes” in January to get them back in the Champions League.
David De Gea has come out to squash rumours that compatriot and national team rival Victor Valdes is set to replace him at Manchester United.
Former England manager Sven Goran Eriksson turned his back on a return to English football to bank an £8m pay day in China with the Shanghai East Asia club.
FIFA has asked the Swiss criminal authorities to launch a corruption probe into the 2018 and 2022 World Cup campaigns. However, FIFA president Sepp Blatter insisted he will not publish the full Michael Garcia report on the bids – despite pressure from the FA and UEFA president Michel Platini.
Belgium boss Marc Wilmots has slammed Chelsea and Belgium winger Eden Hazard for his failed ‘rabona cross’, which involves wrapping one leg behind the other, during Belgium’s 0-0 draw with Wales on Sunday.
Manchester United will bid £47m in the summer for Borussia Dortmund and Germany defender Mats Hummels, 25, with Arsenal also interested.
Arsenal, Manchester City and Liverpool are keen to sign Newcastle and England U20 starlet Rolando Aarons. The 19-year-old midfielder has 18 months left on his current contract at St James’ Park – but Newcastle want to tie him to the club long term.
Liverpool defender Glen Johnson has applied to knock down his Surrey mansion and build a new one, fuelling rumours that he may be returning south when his Anfield contract expires at the end of the season.
Newcastle boss Alan Pardew is set to tone down training to avoid any more self-inflicted injuries.
Former Chelsea boss Avram Grant will become the new Ghana boss this week despite being embroiled in a row over his Israeli passport – which bars entry in some African and Arab countries.
Former England manager Sven-Goran Eriksson has signed a two-year contract to manage Chinese club Shanghai East Asia in a deal worth £4m a year.
Manchester United and Belgium midfielder Marouane Fellaini’s dad has said his son is not evil for his elbow that bloodied Liverpool defender Joe Allen during Sunday’s 0-0 draw with Wales, claiming the incident was accidental.
Meanwhile, United defender Marcos Rojo is expected to be fit to face Liverpool next month.
European champions Real Madrid would prefer to sign Spurs keeper Hugo Lloris, rather than Manchester United’s David de Gea.
Manchester United and Arsenal are set to battle it out for Atletico Madrid forward Alessio Cerci, 27, who will be allowed to leave despite only joining the Spanish champions from Italian side Torino last summer.
Manchester United midfielder Angel Di Maria will require X-rays on a cut foot inflicted by United team-mate Nani, currently on loan at Sporting Lisbon, during Argentina’s 1-0 defeat to Portugal in a friendly at Old Trafford last night.
Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea is winning his race to be fit to face Arsenal on Saturday despite suffering a dislocated finger while on international duty with Spain.