Tuesday's gossip column - John Terry and Hugo Lloris feature

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Transfer Gossip

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.

Full story: Daily Mail 

Paris St-Germain hope to follow up their purchase of Yohan Cabaye from Newcastle with the capture of Tottenham goalkeeper Hugo Lloris, 27.

Full story: Daily Express 

Hugo Lloris

Hugo Lloris has expressed his desire to play Champions League football

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.

Full story: Talksport 

Russian side Zenit St Petersburg are preparing a bid to prise unsettled Arsenal defender Thomas Vermaelen, 28, away from Emirates Stadium.

Full story: Daily Mail 

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.

Full story: the Sun (subscription required) 

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.

Full story: Daily Mirror 

Other gossip

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.

Full story: Evening Standard 

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.

Full story: Daily Star 

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.

Full story: The Anfield Wrap 

William Carvalho

William Carvalho has been scouted several times by Manchester United

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.

Full story: Newcastle Chronicle 

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.

Full story: Liverpool Echo 

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.

Full story: Telegraph 

Aston Villa have started talks with boss Paul Lambert, 44, over a new deal. The Scot has 18 months left on his contract.

John Terry

John Terry has helped Chelsea become the tightest defence in the Premier League

Full story: Daily Telegraph 

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.

Full story: Daily Mirror 

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.

Full story: Daily Express 

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.

Full story: Daily Mail 

Global gossip

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger wants to bring AC Milan's ex-Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli, 25, back to the Premier League.

Full story: Tuttosport 

Daniel Sturridge

Daniel Sturridge has 14 Premier League goals this season

Italian side Lazio refused a loan offer from the Gunners for their 35-year-old Germany striker Miroslav Klose.

Full story: Le Figaro 

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.

Full story: Bild 

Italian side Inter Milan rejected an offer from Borussia Dortmund for their 19-year-old midfielder Mateo Kovacic. 

Full story: Bild 

And finally

Leyton Orient chairman Barry Hearn welcomes "a wonderful gesture" after a supporter leaves the club £150,000 in his will.

Full story: Evening Standard 

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.

Full story: Daily Mail 

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