Friday's gossip column
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Manchester United manager David Moyes plans to strengthen his midfield with a January move for Derby County's England Under-21 international Will Hughes, 18.
Spain international striker Fernando Llorente, 28, could join Arsenal from Juventus in January.
Fulham's Switzerland Under-21 midfielder Pajtim Kasami, 21, is being lined up by Italian club Juventus.
New Galatasaray boss Roberto Mancini wants to sign Manchester United's Ecuador international Antonio Valencia, 28, for £12.5m in January.
Galatasaray chairman Unal Aysal has encouraged Chelsea to make a bid for their Turkey forward Burak Yilmaz, 28.
Newcastle are considering a bid for Manchester City's 25-year-old full-back Micah Richards in January.
Juventus striker Carlos Tevez has urged Manchester United captain Nemanja Vidic, 31, to quit the club and join him in Turin.
Norwich City's Premier League target this season is a top-10 finish, says chairman Alan Bowkett.
Sunderland's new manager Gus Poyet has promised the Black Cats fans a team to be proud of.
West Brom's injured keeper Ben Foster has praised his stand-in Boaz Myhill.
Liverpool owner John W Henry believes the return of Kenny Dalglish as a non-executive director will help the club become the dominant force in English football once again.
Ex-Montenegro striker Andrija Delibasic, 32, says England cannot handle pressure.
Ex-QPR full-back Jose Bosingwa, 31, says his former manager Harry Redknapp is "confused" and accused him of "thinking he is Alex Ferguson".
Berti Vogts tried to convince a 16-year-old Wayne Rooney to play for Scotland, when the German was coach of the national team.
Lothar Matthaus, captain of the West Germany team that won the 1990 World Cup, says it is "outrageous" that court papers with his name on were returned with the word 'deceased'.