Football Paper Talk

  • Last Updated: February 6 2014, 10:06 GMT

A look at the football transfer gossip in Thursday's national newspapers, including the latest on Nemanja Vidic's future.

Nemanja Vidic: Heading for the exit?
Nemanja Vidic: Heading for the exit?


Manchester United captain Nemanja Vidic is said to be angry at being left in limbo by Manchester United and it appears the club are ready to let him go.

Swansea will have to fork out £5million compensation for dumping boss Michael Laudrup.

Robert Lewandowski has revealed how Arsenal failed to get into Pole position for his signature.


Former Tottenham manager Glenn Hoddle will be interviewed for Swansea's vacant manager's job this week.

Furious West Ham could turn to the High Court as they fight Andy Carroll's three-match ban for being sent off against Swansea.

Fulham manager Rene Meulensteen is safe for now but his bosses at the rock-bottom Cottagers expect immediate improvement when their six January signings start playing.

England manager Roy Hodgson intends to watch Sunderland's in-form Adam Johnson against Hull on Saturday as he seeks a World Cup replacement for the injured Theo Walcott.

Fernando Torres has given Chelsea another title-race boost by returning to training ahead of schedule after a knee injury.


Atletico Madrid striker Diego Costa, Manchester City forward Edin Dzeko, and Bayern Munich's Mario Mandzukic, are three players on Arsene Wenger's wishlist as he looks to bring world-class players to Emirates Stadium.

Cardiff City have signed a pre-contract agreement with Real Valladolid striker Javi Guerra.


Paris St-Germain are planning a £40m bid for Manchester United's 19-year-old star Adnan Januzaj.

Former striker Alan Shearer fears there could be an exodus at Newcastle after 28-year-old midfielder Yohan Cabaye's departure to Paris St-Germain.

West Brom defender Gareth McAuley claims Crystal Palace have made a mistake bringing in so many players during January.


Eric Djemba-Djemba has signed for St Mirren. The former Manchester United man will wear the No. 99 shirt.


Glenn Hoddle is one of six leading contenders for the Swansea job along with Graeme Jones, Marcelo Bielsa, Dennis Bergkamp, Oscar Garcia and Steve Agnew.


Toni Kroos, the 24-year-old Bayern Munich midfielder who was linked with Manchester United in the January transfer window, has revealed on Facebook that he has not been able to agree a new contract.

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