Transfer window gossip: Wednesday

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Erik Lamela's Tottenham career looks all but over after his father revealed the 21-year-old wants to quit White Hart Lane. Forward Lamela joined Spurs in the summer in a club-record £30m deal.

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Tottenham Hotspur forward Erik Lamela
Erik Lamela joined Tottenham for a club record £30m last summer

Paris St-Germain have joined French Ligue 1 rivals Monaco in holding an interest in 23-year-old Tottenham right-back Kyle Walker.

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Fulham forward Bryan Ruiz, 28, could be set to leave Craven Cottage for Spanish club Real Betis. Ruiz became Fulham's record signing when he arrived from FC Twente for £10.6m in 2011.

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Queens Park Rangers manager Harry Redknapp has warned Newcastle that striker Loic Remy's price is rising all the time. Redknapp says Newcastle risk missing out on the 27-year-old Frenchman if they do not make an offer soon.

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Arsenal will step up their efforts to sign Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata, 21, on a season-long loan this week.

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Norwich will reject an offer from Aston Villa for Wes Hoolahan - and any transfer request from the 31-year-old Republic of Ireland midfielder.

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AC Milan striker Mario Balotelli, 23, has rubbished reports that he could leave the club this month.

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Crystal Palace want Blackpool winger Tom Ince, 21, and Everton striker Nikica Jelavic, 28, to bolster their survival bid.

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West Bromwich Albion want to sign Craig Gardner from Sunderland. The 27-year-old midfielder is out of contract in the summer but Albion chairman Jeremy Peace might make a move this month.

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Sunderland target and Brighton midfielder Liam Bridcutt
Sunderland target Liam Bridcutt is Brighton's reigning player of the year

Hull City have told Nottingham Forest to meet their valuation of Jack Hobbs or risk losing the 25-year-old centre-back to Wigan Athletic.

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Brighton midfielder Liam Bridcutt has handed in a transfer request, with Sunderland interested in signing the 24-year-old midfielder.

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Russian club Zenit St Petersburg are set to outbid Liverpool, Manchester United and Tottenham for Basle's 21-year-old winger Mohamed Salah.

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Leicester will sign French winger Riyad Mahrez, 22, from Le Havre in a £400,000 deal.

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West Brom are expected to appoint former Werder Bremen head coach Thomas Schaaf, 52, as their new manager ahead of the game against Southampton on Saturday.

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Nemanja Vidic is likely to leave Manchester United at the end of the season after his agent ruled out a contract extension. The defender, 32, is in the final six months of his contract but will not discuss a new deal, with a move to Serie A on the cards.

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Manchester United captain Nemanja Vidic.
Manchester United captain Nemanja Vidic is out of contract at the end of the season

Andrea Pirlo is close to signing a new contract with Juventus. The 34-year-old Italy midfielder is ready to agree a two-year extension to his current deal.

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Michael Chopra's Twitter rant is set to spell the end of his career at Blackpool. The 30-year-old striker was fined £10,000 after comments he made via social media.

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Former England and Queens Park Rangers striker Jay Bothroyd has signed a £5m deal to join Muangthong United in Thailand.

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Everton have been told they will have to pay £1.5m to sign 19-year-old Dundee United left-back Andrew Robertson.

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Sunderland are keen on signing Halmstads forward Valmir Berisha, 17, who has been called the next Zlatan Ibrahimovic in his homeland.

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Dunfermline are close to agreeing a loan deal with Aberdeen striker Lawrence Shankland, 18, and he is set to make his debut against Stranraer on Saturday.

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West Ham United fans are hoping Andy Carroll will be their saviour - and the 25-year-old certainly looked the part as he returned to training sporting a 'Jesus-like' beard.

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Arsenal midfielder Emmanuel Frimpong could find himself in hot water after a cheeky Instagram post about David Moyes following Manchester United's defeat at Sunderland.

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