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Gossip: Transfer and rumour - 28 January, 2014

Manchester United and Chelsea may have to wait until the summer to sign Southampton's left-back Luke Shaw, 18, with time now running out in this transfer window.
Full story: Independent 
 
Southampton boss Mauricio Pochettino is not keen to let youngster Shaw leave St Mary's Stadium - "At this moment we have no interest in selling Luke Shaw, and not in the summer either."
Southampton defender Luke Shaw
Southampton are not keen to sell defender Luke Shaw
Full story: Sun (subscription required) 
 
However, Chelsea plan to use the £37.1m they received from Manchester United for Juan Mata to help beat their rivals to the signing of the young full-back this week.
Full story: London Evening Standard 
 
West Ham have called off a deal to sign Spanish side Osasuna's 24-year-old Italian midfielder Raoul Loe after bringing in AC Milan midfielder Antonio Nocerino, 28, on loan.
Full story: Daily Star 
 
After the serious injury suffered by striker Radamel Falcao, 27, Monaco are considering bidding for one of either Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez, 25, or Southampton's 28-year-old forward Dani Osvaldo.
Full story: Daily Express 
 
Napoli are holding further talks to sign Tottenham's France international defensive midfielder Etienne Capoue after an offer was rejected a fortnight ago.
Full story: Times (subscription required) 
 
Chelsea's 21-year-old goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois, on loan at Atletico Madrid in Spain, could be swapped by Blues boss Jose Mourinho for in-form 25-year-old Atletico striker Diego Costa.
Full story: Daily Mail 
 
Liverpool defender Daniel Agger, 29, could move to Italy to reunite with former Reds boss Rafael Benitez, if 29-year-old Swiss midfielder Gokhan Inler is keen to move in the opposite direction.
Full story: Metro 
 
Piotr Parzyszek, 20, is a target for West Ham, with the young striker enjoying a fine season for De Graafschap in the Dutch second division.
Full story: Daily Express 
 
Chelsea are scouting two Marseille midfielders as possible late January signings - 21-year-old Giannelli Imbula and team-mate Florian Thauvin, also 21.
Full story: Inside Futbol 
 
QPR boss Harry Redknapp is considering a move for West Ham full-back Jordan Spence, 23, who can also operate in central defence.
Full story: GetWestLondon 

OTHER GOSSIP

Manchester United boss David Moyes has warned his squad that they are running out of time to be part of the club's future and says: "I'm going to get better players in. There will be more."
Full story: Times (subscription required) 
 
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger says authorities are not doing enough to help English clubs in Europe and has attacked a schedule which sees his team face four big matches in 12 days, including a Champions League encounter with Bayern Munich.
Full story: Daily Mirror 
 
Chelsea's Edin Hazard
Chelsea's Edin Hazard has set his sights on matching the levels of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi 

Chelsea midfielder Eden Hazard, 23, aims to reach the superstar levels of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi - "I can compete with Messi and Ronaldo in the near future, if I put in some more effort," he says.
Full story: Guardian 
 
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers will leave it to the last minute to assess whether Wales midfielder Joe Allen, 23, is fit enough to face Everton on Tuesday.
Full story: Daily Mirror 
 
Crystal Palace manager Tony Pulis has denied rumours he will leave the club after becoming frustrated with the Eagles' inability to attract players during January.
Full story: Daily Star 
 
Stoke boss Mark Hughes is looking forward to working with Cardiff's Peter Odemwingie, who is expected to move to the Britannia Stadium in a swap deal with Kenwyne Jones. "He's got a little pace which we need to add to our squad and he can play both wide and through the middle," Hughes says.
Full story: Sentinel 
 
England's World Cup referee Howard Webb, who did not take charge of a match in the FA Cup last weekend has again been overlooked in the midweek programme and will only be the fourth official in Manchester United's match against Cardiff.
Full story: Sun (subscription required) 

GLOBAL GOSSIP (Sourced by BBC Monitoring)

Juventus would seek to recruit Southampton's 28 year-old Argentinian striker Dani Osvaldo to replace Mirko Vucinic, if the 30 year-old Montenegro international moves to Inter Milan.
Full story: Tuttosport (in Italian) 
 
Italian side Lazio are keen to sign West Brom's 34 year-old former France international striker Nicolas Anelka, who spent a short loan period at Juventus last year.
Full story: L'Equipe (in French) 
 
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger could seek to enlist Lyon's France international attacking midfielder Yoann Gourcuff, 27, before the end of the winter transfer window.
Full story: L'Equipe (in French) 

AND FINALLY

Is the Manchester United number seven shirt now regarded as a poisoned chalice? After Antonio Valencia and Michael Owen failed to impress wearing it, new signing Juan Mata opted to wear number eight rather than the iconic shirt, worn by the likes of George Best, Bryan Robson, Eric Cantona, David Beckham and Cristiano Ronaldo.
Full story: Independent 
 
Manchester City striker Alvaro Negredo, nicknamed "The Beast", says he is very different off the pitch and remarks: "I'm very affectionate as a person. I like to chill out with my family."
Full story: Daily Mail 

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