Friday's gossip column - transfers and rumours

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TRANSFER GOSSIP

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Inter Milan are ready to pounce for Arsenal right-back Bacary Sagna, 29, next summer.

Full story: Daily Mirror

Manchester United are stepping up their interest in 21-year-old Celtic midfielder Victor Wanyama, who scored against Barcelona on Wednesday.

Full story: Daily Mail

Charlie Austin
Burnley's Charlie Austin is wanted by Arsenal

Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester City have all reportedly made offers for PSV Eindhoven defender Riechedly Bazoer, 16.

Full story: Metro

Brazilian full-back Wallace, 18, is on the brink of signing for Chelsea, according to current club Fluminense.

Full story: Press Association

Arsenal have joined the list of clubs monitoring Burnley's 23-year-old striker Charlie Austin.

Full story: Daily Mail

The Gunners are also running the rule over PSV and Netherlands left-back Jetro Willems, 18.

Full story: Caughtoffside

Manchester City will have Chelsea's 16-year-old Conor Hunte watched this weekend and are understood to be keen to sign him.

Full story: Daily Mirror

Chelsea are reportedly favourites to sign Vitesse Arnhem striker Wilfried Bony, 23, who has been labelled the "new Didier Drogba".

Full story: Metro

Barcelona's Lionel Messi, the World Player of the Year, claims Celtic were "lucky" to beat his side in the Champions League.

Full Story: Daily Record

Stoke boss Tony Pulis says he wouldn't stand in the way of captain Ryan Shawcross's departure if a top-four club wanted to sign him.

Full story: Daily Star

Fulham manager Martin Jol says he will stay at the Cottagers for at least another season after agreeing a contract extension.

Full story: Daily Star

Didier Drogba calls on Crystal Palace forward Wilfried Zaha, 19, to walk away from playing for England and join the Ivory Coast.

Full story: The Sun

Tottenham and Newcastle join the race to sign Blackpool's Tom Ince, 20, with the midfielder's contract expiring in June.

Full story: The Sun

Liverpool renew interest in Porto striker Jackson Martinez, who was linked with the Reds over the summer, with the Portuguese club valuing the player at around £18.5m.

TalkSPORT

Lille coach Rudi Garcia rules out signing Liverpool playmaker Joe Cole, 31, because of the player's wage demands.

Full story: Talksport.co.uk

OTHER GOSSIP

Thiago, Lionel Messi's infant son, who was born on the 2 November, has already been signed up to Argentine Club Newell's Old Boys.

Full story: Goal.com

AND FINALLY

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo wishes he wasn't as famous so he could go to McDonalds without being bothered by fans.

Full story: Daily Mail