Gossip column: Vidal, Subotic, Khedira, Higuain, Alli, Pardew

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TRANSFER GOSSIP

Manchester United are set to launch a £51m double bid for the Juventus pair of midfielder Arturo Vidal, 27, and defender Angelo Ogbonna, 26. (Metro) 

Neven Subotic

Man Utd could turn to Borussia Dortmund defender Neven Subotic after missing out on Mats Hummels

Meanwhile, the Red Devils look certain to miss out on Germany defender Mats Hummels, 25, but could turn their attentions to his fellow Borussia Dortmund defender Neven Subotic, also 25. (Daily Mirror) 

Real Madrid midfielder Sami Khedira, 27, could move to Arsenal or Liverpool at the end of the season on a free transfer. (Daily Star) 

However, another Real Madrid midfielder Isco, 22, has ruled out a January move to Liverpool or Arsenal. (Daily Express) 

Newcastle midfielder Cheick Tiote, 28, says he wants to leave because he needs "a new challenge". (Sun - subscription required) 

Meanwhile, Newcastle are close to agreeing a permanent deal to sell 25-year-old defender Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa to Roma, where he is currently on loan. (Newcastle Chronicle) 

Liverpool are weighing up a £30m move for Napoli striker Gonzalo Higuain, 26 - a deal which could scupper Arsenal's hopes of signing 27-year-old Porto striker Jackson Martinez, who Napoli may target as Higuain's replacement. (Daily Express) 

Dele Alli

Dele Alli was part of the MK Dons that beat Manchester United 4-0 in the League Cup

Southampton forward Dani Osvaldo, 28, says he wants to make his loan switch to Inter Milan permanent. (Sun - subscription required) 

Fiorentina midfielder Juan Cuadrado's agent says the 26-year-old is set to agree a contract extension at the Italian club after summer offers from "two top European clubs" failed to match Fiorentina's valuation. (Sky Sports) 

Liverpool are close to completing an £8m deal for Milton Keynes Dons midfielder Dele Alli, 18. (Caught Offside) 

OTHER GOSSIP

Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew needs a significant upturn in results if he is to survive until the clocks go back later this month. (Guardian) 

Should Pardew lose his job, former Everton and Manchester United boss David Moyes is the clear favourite to replace him. (Daily Star) 

David Moyes

David Moyes was sacked by Manchester United in April

Hull City owner Assem Allam has begun his appeal to the Football Association to rebrand the club's playing name as Hull Tigers - after his initial bid was rejected in April. (Hull Daily Mail)  

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is set to rest midfielder Jack Wilshere, 22, for Wednesday's Champions League game with Galatasaray. (Daily Telegraph)  

Manchester United striker Robin van Persie, 31, says manager Louis van Gaal wants the team to "be more Dutch" to improve their form. (Independent) 

Former Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes says Manchester City fans are failing to offer their team the necessary support on big European nights. (Daily Mail) 

Swansea have held discussions with a group of wealthy Americans, as well as parties from Russia and Asia, about investment in the club. (South Wales Evening Post) 

Manchester United winger Angel Di Maria, 26, says he wants to end his career at Argentine club Rosario Central - along with international team-mates Javier Mascherano and Ezequiel Lavezzi. (Independent) 

Daily Telegraph Wednesday back page

Daily Telegraph back page

Crystal Palace boss Neil Warnock says he is worried about how the team will cope when captain Mile Jedinak departs in January to represent Australia in the Asia Cup. (Sky Sports) 

West Bromwich Albion striker Saido Berahino, 21, says he is striving to earn an England call-up. (Talksport) 

Basel manager Paulo Sousa has warned Liverpool that the Swiss side are in the mood to do some damage in their Champions League meeting on Wednesday. (Liverpool Echo) 

A five-man committee in charge of appointing managerless Fulham's next boss could take as long as three weeks to make a decision. (Fulham Chronicle) 

Southampton legend Matt Le Tissier has hailed new manager Ronald Koeman as a "revelation" after their strong start to the season. (Southern Daily Echo) 

BEST OF SOCIAL MEDIA

Tim Howard

Everton goalkeeper Tim Howard tweeted this photo of himself hard at work in the gym

QPR defender Rio Ferdinand took to Twitter  to accuse Manchester City fans of staying away from Tuesday night's Champions League game to watch cookery programmes at home.

Ferdinand's QPR team-mate Joey Barton hailed the performance of Paris St-Germain duo David Luiz and Javier Pastore against Barcelona on Twitter. 

Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany suggested that they underperformed in drawing 1-1 at home to Roma in the Champions League on Tuesday, posting the message:  "We're better than that, no doubt about it. Back to work and back to playing the game our way."

Norwich striker Cameron Jerome called for calm after the Championship leaders lost 1-0 at home to Charlton on Tuesday - tweeting:  "No need for panic. Sometimes football goes like that - but Saturday is a great chance to put it right. Keep on supporting the lads as normal."

AND FINALLY

An Irish airline has offered Jack Grealish and his family free flights if the Aston Villa winger, 19, opts to represent the Republic of Ireland at international level. (Birmingham Mail) 

Some live Champions League matches could stay on terrestrial television next season after BT Sport - who are set to take over the exclusive live rights - opened talks with ITV. (Daily Telegraph) 

Former Tottenham striker Robbie Keane earns more than Arsenal legend Thierry Henry at New York Red Bulls. (Daily Mail)