Friday's gossip column - transfers and rumours
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Inter Milan are ready to pounce for Arsenal right-back Bacary Sagna, 29, next summer.
Manchester United are stepping up their interest in 21-year-old Celtic midfielder Victor Wanyama, who scored against Barcelona on Wednesday.
Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester City have all reportedly made offers for PSV Eindhoven defender Riechedly Bazoer, 16.
Brazilian full-back Wallace, 18, is on the brink of signing for Chelsea, according to current club Fluminense.
Full story: Press Association
Arsenal have joined the list of clubs monitoring Burnley's 23-year-old striker Charlie Austin.
The Gunners are also running the rule over PSV and Netherlands left-back Jetro Willems, 18.
Manchester City will have Chelsea's 16-year-old Conor Hunte watched this weekend and are understood to be keen to sign him.
Chelsea are reportedly favourites to sign Vitesse Arnhem striker Wilfried Bony, 23, who has been labelled the "new Didier Drogba".
Barcelona's Lionel Messi, the World Player of the Year, claims Celtic were "lucky" to beat his side in the Champions League.
Stoke boss Tony Pulis says he wouldn't stand in the way of captain Ryan Shawcross's departure if a top-four club wanted to sign him.
Full story: Daily Star
Fulham manager Martin Jol says he will stay at the Cottagers for at least another season after agreeing a contract extension.
Full story: Daily Star
Didier Drogba calls on Crystal Palace forward Wilfried Zaha, 19, to walk away from playing for England and join the Ivory Coast.
Tottenham and Newcastle join the race to sign Blackpool's Tom Ince, 20, with the midfielder's contract expiring in June.
Liverpool renew interest in Porto striker Jackson Martinez, who was linked with the Reds over the summer, with the Portuguese club valuing the player at around £18.5m.
Lille coach Rudi Garcia rules out signing Liverpool playmaker Joe Cole, 31, because of the player's wage demands.
Thiago, Lionel Messi's infant son, who was born on the 2 November, has already been signed up to Argentine Club Newell's Old Boys.
Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo wishes he wasn't as famous so he could go to McDonalds without being bothered by fans.