Tuesday's gossip column - John Terry and Hugo Lloris feature
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Manchester United manager David Moyes has scouted Sporting Lisbon's William Carvalho for the eighth time and hopes to land the 21-year-old defender for less than his £37.5m release clause.
Paris St-Germain hope to follow up their purchase of Yohan Cabaye from Newcastle with the capture of Tottenham goalkeeper Hugo Lloris, 27.
Liverpool defender Sebastian Coates, 23, is nearing a move to his homeland as the Uruguayan wants to play regularly in the run-up to the 2014 World Cup.
Russian side Zenit St Petersburg are preparing a bid to prise unsettled Arsenal defender Thomas Vermaelen, 28, away from Emirates Stadium.
Manchester City midfielder Jack Rodwell, 22, saw a return to former club Everton blocked on transfer deadline day, after Manuel Pellegrini failed to land Porto's Fernando as his replacement.
Cardiff are to pay Getafe £1m for 24-year-old defender Cala - even though he has never played for the La Liga side after buying himself out of his Seville contract.
Chelsea captain John Terry, 33, has no intention of coming out of international retirement despite the former England captain impressing as part of the tightest defence in the Premier League.
Meanwhile, Blues defender Patrick van Aanholt, 23, could be set to return to Stamford Bridge from his loan spell at Vitesse Arnhem at the end of the season after holding talks with manager Jose Mourinho.
Former Chelsea striker Daniel Sturridge, 24, says the club did not believe in him and his move to Liverpool has seen him allowed to "play off instinct" again.
Newcastle supporters have welcomed the departure of Joe Kinnear as the club's director of football, with 98% saying in a poll that they were pleased with the 67-year-old's exit.
Former Liverpool striker John Aldridge says the club's hierarchy should explain the potentially damaging failure to land Dnipro winger Yevhen Konoplyanka, 24, in the January transfer window.
Meanwhile, former Seville and Barcelona midfielder Seydou Keita, 34, says he broke off talks with the Anfield club to join Valencia on a six-month loan.
Aston Villa have started talks with boss Paul Lambert, 44, over a new deal. The Scot has 18 months left on his contract.
Manchester United boss David Moyes says he has not frozen out 35-year-old defender Rio Ferdinand, despite playing him only once in the Premier League since September.
Fulham manager Rene Meulensteen says his job is not under threat from technical director Alan Curbishley. Ex-Charlton and West Ham boss Curbishley, who was brought in by Meulensteen in November, has been linked with replacing the Dutchman if the Cottagers' poor run continues.
Liverpool are set to reward England midfielder Jordan Henderson, 23, for his impressive form this season by opening discussions in the summer over a new contract.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger wants to bring AC Milan's ex-Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli, 25, back to the Premier League.
Italian side Lazio refused a loan offer from the Gunners for their 35-year-old Germany striker Miroslav Klose.
Spanish champions Barcelona want to extend the contract of 22-year-old right-back Martin Montoya, who is being closely tracked by Liverpool, Inter Milan and Arsenal.
Italian side Inter Milan rejected an offer from Borussia Dortmund for their 19-year-old midfielder Mateo Kovacic.
Leyton Orient chairman Barry Hearn welcomes "a wonderful gesture" after a supporter leaves the club £150,000 in his will.
West Ham striker Andy Carroll got a surprise after being sent off against Swansea on Saturday as he returned to the dressing room to find Sky Sports news presenter Charlie Webster having an ice bath. Webster was given the use of the Hammers's medical facilities after completing a 250-mile run for charity, so Carroll used an ice bucket instead.
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