Thursday's gossip column - transfers and rumours

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TRANSFER GOSSIP

Italian giants Juventus are the latest side to plan a move for Arsenal winger Theo Walcott, 23, in the January transfer window.

Full story: Metro

The agent of goalkeeper Pepe Reina, 30, has denied claims the Spaniard is seeking an exit from Liverpool.

Full story: talkSPORT

Pepe Reina
Reina's agent says the keeper does not want to leave Liverpool

Real Madrid would be willing to sell Cristiano Ronaldo, 27, for a 200m euros (£160.15m) fee if they cannot resolve his current situation at the club.

Full story: Goal

West Ham boss Sam Allardyce is looking at Belgian international Anthony vanden Borre, 24, as he checks out three free agents.

Full story: Daily Mirror

OTHER GOSSIP

Arsenal are to offer manager Arsene Wenger a new contract, according to Gunners chief executive Ivan Gazidis.

Full story: Daily Mirror

Queens Park Rangers defender Anton Ferdinand, 27, is ready to refuse to shake hands with Ashley Cole before Saturday's game against Chelsea at Loftus Road.

Full story: Daily Mail

Cesc Fabregas, 25, will not be leaving Barcelona on loan in January, according to his team-mate Gerard Pique.

Full story: talkSPORT

Every Premier League captain is to hold talks with the Professional Footballers' Association (PFA) regarding player behaviour.

Full story: Daily Mirror

Swansea are to give left-back Neil Taylor, 23, who is sidelined for the season after breaking his ankle against Sunderland, a new four-year deal.

Full story: the Sun

The Football Association is understood to be in negotiations to secure England home games against Germany and Argentina in November 2013.

Full story: the Times (subscription required)

AND FINALLY

American broadcaster ESPN took its patriotism to new levels as they confused Georgia, the eastern European country, with Georgia, the state in the south-eastern United States, during their showing of the World Cup qualifier against Spain.

Full story: Metro