Thursday column


Tottenham look set to agree the £7m signing of Internacional's Brazilian midfielder Sandro on Sunday. (Daily Mirror )
Manchester United are considering a January transfer move for Wolfsburg striker Edin Dzeko.(Daily Mirror)
But Arsenal are also interested in the £15m-rated Bosnia striker as they look to replace injured forward Robin Van Persie. (The Sun)
United will sell Serbian winger Zoran Tosic and pass up on their option to sign his former team-mate Partizan Belgrade midfielder Adem Ljajic in order to free up funds to sign Dzeko.(Daily Mirror)
Or, United's decision to pull out of the £10m deal for Serbian 'superkid' Ljajic is because there are suggestions the Old Trafford club are suffering from a financial crisis.(Daily Star)
Meanwhile, United keeper Ben Foster will be sent out on loan in January in a bid to secure his place in England's World Cup squad.(Daily Mirror)
Manchester United are said to be considering a move for Schalke 04 keeper Manuel Neuer, according to the German player's agent. (Daily Mirror)
United will also listen to offers of around £10m for Portugal winger Nani who has fallen out of favour at Old Trafford. (The Sun)
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has been told to pay around £12m to sign Toulouse's France striker Andre-Pierre Gignac. (Daily Mail)
The Gunners also expect to sign Juventude's Brazilian playmaker Zezinho in the new year after in impressed during a trial period in the summer. (Daily Mail)
Meanwhile Arsenal defender Philippe Senderos is set to quit the Premier League club and join Atletico Madrid in January. (The Sun)
Wolves manager Mick McCarthy is tracking Leeds United's £6m-rated striker Jermaine Beckford.  (The Sun)
Portsmouth striker John Utaka is being lined up for a January loan move to Scottish Premier League side Celtic.(The Sun)
Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp is considering a £1.5m bid for Watford keeper Scott Loach in January. (The Sun)
Birmingham are keen on Marseille strike duo Brandao and Mamadou Niang.(The Sun)
West Ham are in advanced talks with Bayern Munich's Italian striker Luca Toni. (Daily Mail)


Former Germany and Bayern Munich manager Jurgen Klinsmann is coy over speculation linking him with the Liverpool job. (The Sun)
Milton Keynes Dons manager Paul Ince is fighting to save his job at the League One club, despite only returning there in July. (Daily Mirror)


Liverpool striker Fernando Torres has ruled out a big-money move to Manchester City because he wants his family to grow up as Scousers. (Daily Mirror)
Manchester United staff have put the clocks forward by seven minutes at the club's training ground as they look to stop players turning up late for their 1000 GMT exercise session. (The Sun)