Saturday's gossip column: Football transfers and rumours
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Manchester United manager David Moyes does not expect to be able to add many new players in the January transfer window despite bringing in just one big name in the summer.
Uruguay and Paris St-Germain striker Edinson Cavani, 26, says compatriot Luis Suarez, 26, is waiting for a move to Real Madrid and the Liverpool forward was not keen on joining Arsenal.
Paris St-Germain striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic, 32, has urged Manchester United forward Wayne Rooney, 27, to move to the Ligue 1 side.
West Ham could re-sign striker Carlton Cole, 29, after the international break. Cole was released in May.
Former Manchester United and Real Madrid midfielder David Beckham, 38, admits he has had doubts about his decision to retire from professional football.
Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini has admitted that goalkeeper Joe Hart, 26, could be dropped for the Premier League game against Everton on Saturday.
Hull midfielder Tom Huddlestone, 26, is hoping to win his way back into the England squad.
Aston Villa midfielder Fabian Delph, 23, could be rewarded with a new contract at Villa Park after impressing this season.
Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick, 32, says he is keen to sign a new contract and end his career at the club.
Former Sunderland manager Martin O'Neill is the favourite for the Fulham job, should current boss Martin Jol be sacked.
Barcelona forward Lionel Messi, 26, has released plans to build a football-inspired house.
West Ham midfielder Ravel Morrison, 20, put a £19m price tag on himself after insisting on the buy-out clause when he signed from Manchester United.
'Smoking seriously harms a career', 'Pack it in Jack', 'Stub it out', 'Jack dragged into row' are just some of the back-page headlines confronting Jack Wilshere after Arsenal manager criticised the 21-year-old midfielder for smoking.