Monday's gossip column: Football transfers and rumours

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TRANSFER GOSSIP

West Brom are to make on-loan Marseille midfielder Morgan Amalfitano, 28, a permanent signing after he scored in the 2-1 win over Manchester United.

Full story: Daily Mirror

Newcastle United will need to pay £7m if they want to sign PSV Eindhoven goalkeeper Jeroen Zoet, 22, in January.

Full story: Newcastle Chronicle

QPR boss Harry Redknapp is close to signing former Hearts defender Marius Zaliukas, with the 29-year-old Lithuanian training with the Loftus Road club.

Full story: Daily Mirror

OTHER GOSSIP

Manchester United manager David Moyes ignored pleas from predecessor Sir Alex Ferguson to retain his backroom staff at Old Trafford.

Full story: the Sun

Saido Berahino
England Under-21 international Saido Berahino was born in Burundi before moving to England aged 10

Moyes has called on his United players to respond after their worst start to a season in 24 years.

Full story: the Times (subscription required)

The United boss is concerned about each area of his team's play following their early-season struggles.

Full story: Daily Express

West Brom's 20-year-old striker Saido Berahino, who scored the winning goal at Old Trafford on Saturday, earns £850 a week.

Full story: Daily Mirror

Former England boss Steve McClaren and ex-Stoke manager Tony Pulis are on the list to replace Paolo Di Canio at Sunderland as owner Ellis Short considers his options.

Full story: Daily Mail

Chelsea striker Fernando Torres, 29, is facing a four-game ban after being sent off against Tottenham for two bookable offences, with the Football Association set to review a separate incident when the Spain international appeared to scratch Spurs defender Jan Vertonghen.

Full story: Daily Mirror

AND FINALLY

Celtic manager Neil Lennon has told his players to study DVDs of last season's stunning win against Barcelona in the Champions League in a bid to inspire them ahead of Tuesday's rematch.

Full story: Daily Mail