Today's newspaper gossip: Chelsea make Pogba approach; Swansea to sell Gomis


Newcastle boss Steve McClaren is planning a £10m bid for CSKA Moscow’s Russia midfielder Alan Dzagoev, 25, as he looks to add more quality to his squad in January. (Daily Mirror)  

Barcelona forward Sandro Ramirez, 20, has emerged as a target for Tottenham in January. (Sport – in Spanish)  

Manchester City chief executive Ferran Soriano has been in Spain to hold talks over the potential transfer of midfielder Isco, 23, from Real Madrid. (Fichajes – in Spanish)  

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Swansea are ready to sell striker Bafetimbi Gomis, 30, for £6.5m to Qatar club Lekhwiya, as they consider a loan move for Chelsea striker Patrick Bamford, 22. (Daily Mail)  

Bamford is seeking to stay in the Premier League despite confirming he wants to leave loan club Crystal Palace. (Times)  

Manchester United are preparing a £33m bid for Lazio’s Brazilian winger Felipe Anderson, 22. (Calciomercato – in Italian)  

Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas, 28, remains in manager Guus Hiddink’s plans for now. (Daily Mirror)  

Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce will make a move for Bayern Munich’s 6ft 5ins centre-back Jan Kirchhoff, 25. ( Daily Mail)  

Crystal Palace will attempt to sign either Chelsea striker Loic Remy, 28, or QPR’s Charlie Austin, 26, in the January transfer window. (Sun)  

Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez, 27, wants his manager Arsene Wenger to sign former Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez, 27, from Bayer Leverkusen. (Don Balon – in Spanish)  

Chelsea have made another approach for Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba, 22. (Calciomercato)  

West Brom striker Saido Berahino, 22, has been warned over persistent lateness by manager Tony Pulis. (Daily Telegraph)  

Best of social media


Sergio Aguero

Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero tweeted his thoughts after Tuesday’s 0-0 draw with Leicester City.


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Watford striker Odion Ighalo was in a reflective mood after scoring his 30th goal of 2015 on Monday.


Troy Deeney tweet

Watford striker Troy Deeney also tweeted his praise for teammate Ighalo.

And finally
Players had to comfort a Tunisian referee after he was reduced to tears after abuse from the crowd. (Metro)  

Old Trafford is officially the most boring place to watch football – Manchester United have seen the fewest league goals in English league football so far this season. (Sun)  

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