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Everton are considering a loan move for Portugal international striker Hugo Almeida. (Daily Post 0841 GMT)


Tottenham are lining up Inter Milan's Italian international Marco Materazzi. (SkySport.com 0827 GMT)





Manchester City striker Robinho is desperate to leave the club with Chelsea waiting to rescue the Brazilian. (The Sun)


Chelsea winger Florent Malouda is being lined up by Spanish club Villarreal who are preparing a £9m bid. (Daily Mirror)


Tottenham have clinched the signing of Chelsea keeper Carlo Cudicini for around £1m. (Daily Mail)


Chelsea striker Didier Drogba says he wants to return to previous club Marseille. (Daily Mail)


Chelsea manager Phil Scolari has been told he can use the £12m gained from the sale of Wayne Bridge for January transfers. (Guardian)


Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger and midfielder Cesc Fabregas are being lined up by Real Madrid. (Daily Star)


Manchester City have rejected an approach from Blackburn to use Daniel Sturridge as part of the deal to bring Roque Santa Cruz to Eastlands. (Daily Mail)


Aston Villa are also keen on young striker Sturridge. (Daily Mirror)


West Ham have stepped up their pursuit of Brescia striker Savio. (Daily Star)


Sunderland and Newcastle are leading the race to sign unsettled Bolton defender Danny Shittu. (The Sun)


Tottenham defender Gilberto is set to join Getafe. (The Sun)


Middlesbrough are tracking Hull striker Marlon King whose future at the club is in doubt after a row with Tigers boss Phil Brown. (Daily Mail)


Sheffield United are hoping to sign Manchester City striker Darius Vassell in a £1.6m deal. (Daily Express)


Arsenal's hopes of signing Zenit St Petersburg's Russian forward Andrei Arshavin appear to have collapsed. (The Times)


Manchester City could now join the race to sign Arshavin. (Telegraph)


Lyon are expected to complete the signing of West Ham winger Julien Faubert. (The Times)


Portsmouth are still hopeful of tempting Juventus midfielder Christian Poulsen to join them on loan. (The Independent)


Chelsea have joined the race to sign Wigan winger Antonio Valencia. (The Independent)


West Ham have missed out on the signing of Fiorentina youngster Pablo Osvaldo. (The Independent)


Everton could turn to Racing Santander's Mohammed Tchite to solve their striking problems. (Telegraph)


Sevilla's £20m rated left-back Fernando Navarro is being tracked by Liverpool. (Telegraph)


Tottenham are keen on Inter Milan centre-back Nicolas Burdisso. (Daily Mirror)


Celtic have agreed a £1.2m fee for Manchester City's 20-year-old Welsh international striker Ched Evans. (Express)


Celtic have given the green light for defender Darren O'Dea to join Burnley on loan. (Daily Mail)


However, Wolves have joined the race to snap up O'Dea until the end of the season. (Daily Record)


Partick Thistle want to sign Hamilton Accies striker Lucas Akins on loan for the rest of the season. (Express)


Norwich are on the trail of Aberdeen's versatile defender Lee Mair. (Scottish Sun)


Hull boss Phil Brown may revive attempts to sign Bolton forward Kevin Davies. (Daily Mail)





Kaka says the prospect of joining Manchester City never crossed his mind. (Daily Mirror)


Robinho is facing a massive £320,000 fine for walking out on the club this week. (Daily Star)


Former Chelsea manager Avram Grant is being lined up to become the next coach of Bulgaria. (The Sun)


Southampton head coach Jan Poortvliet could become the latest managerial casualty after being summoned for crisis talks with chairman Rupert Lowe. (Daily Mail)


Argentine World Cup winner Ossie Ardiles has emerged as a shock front-runner for the vacant manager's job at Inverness. (Daily Mail & Scottish Sun)


Scotland manager George Burley won't stand in the way if his assistant Terry Butcher is the man wanted by Inverness. (Daily Record)


Terry Butcher has not contacted Inverness but refused to rule himself out of the running. (Express)


Sacked Inverness manager Craig Brewster reckons he can make a comeback as a player - at the age of 42. (Various)


In-form West Ham manager Carlton Cole looks set for a call-up into Fabio Capello's England squad. (The Times)


Blackburn striker Benni McCarthy has claimed former manager Paul Ince could have wrecked his chances of playing for South Africa at the 2010 World Cup. (The Sun)





Newcastle pair Charles N'Zogbia and Andy Carroll have been involved in a furious training-ground bust-up and had to be dragged apart. (Various)

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Tottenham are lining up Inter Milan's Italian international Marco Materazzi. (SkySport.com 0827 GMT)


2 cunts made for each other...

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