TRANSFER rumours and gossip in the football world continue, and on Friday, October 19, they involve Newcastle United, Manchester United, Chelsea, Tottenham, Arsenal, Lverpool and Everton, amongst others.
Newcastle manager Alan Pardew has seven centre-backs on his shortlist ahead of the January transfer window. First choice pair Steven Taylor, 26, and Fabricio Coloccini, 30, have both suffered injuries this season – Full story: BBC Sport
Manchester United are interested in re-signing centre-back Ryan Shawcross, but will face competition from Chelsea and Tottenham. The 25-year-old began his career at Old Trafford before making the permanent switch to Stoke in 2008 – Full story: skysports.com
Juventus hope to beat Arsenal to the signature of Athletic Bilbao striker Fernando Llorente by offering the 27-year-old a deal which would make him the highest paid player at the Serie A leaders – Full story: Daily Mail
Liverpool hope to take advantage of the breakdown in contract negotiations between Birmingham City and 18-year-old winger Nathan Redmond. The England youth international has a year-and-a-half left on his current deal and has grown frustrated with the Championship side’s failure to offer him terms – Full story: Daily Telegraph
Everton manager David Moyes is yet to decide whether to offer a permanent deal to midfielder Thomas Hitzlsperger, 30, who has impressed on trial. Moyes is also yet to make a decision on whether to extend 18-year-old midfielder Ross Barkley’s loan spell at Sheffield Wednesday – Full story: Liverpool Echo
Norwich manager Chris Hughton wants to sign 26-year-old Stoke striker Cameron Jerome – Full story: Daily Mirror
Centre-back Michael Dawson, 28, believes he still has a future at Tottenham despite the fact manager Andre Villas-Boas tried to sell him in the summer – Full story: talkSPORT