Arsenal hope to sign Southampton midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin on deadline day, with the French international remaining coy about his future after scoring two goals in the win at West Ham on Saturday.
Deal of No Deal? Schneiderlin’s agents are clearly working hard to try and get him a move, and this one could well go down to the wire. Deal.
The Gunners are 1.80 to beat Leicester today
Tabloid Gossip I
Real Madrid are ready to move for Manchester City’s 29-year-old forward Alvaro Negredo, who has failed to consistently find form in England.
Deal or No Deal? Everyone knows that Real want to sign Radamel Falcao, and the link with Negredo perhaps only exists to put pressure on the Colombian. No deal.
Real are 4.50 to win the Champions League again this season
Tabloid Gossip II
Sunderland are ready to snap up right-back Micah Richards on a season-long loan from Manchester City, with the former England international having finally made his mind up over who to join.
Deal or No Deal? Richards has been weighing up moves all summer, and a switch to the Stadium of Light would ensure he gets the first-team football he desperately needs.
After losing the final last season, Sunderland are 34.00 to win the Capital One Cup
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Three Horse Race
Hull boss Steve Bruce claims that his team have joined the battle for Manchester United midfielder Tom Cleverley, with Aston Villa and Valencia their competition.
Who’ll win? Cleverley will probably feel that Hull are a little beneath him, and whilst Valencia would be a strange move, Villa would fit for a player who needs a fresh start.
Villa are 2.40 to beat Hull today
Signed, Sealed, Delivered
Harry Redknapp says that Queens Park Rangers have completed a deal to sign midfielder Lassana Diarra from Lokomotiv Moscow, and who are we to doubt him?
Good deal? Yeah. Diarra was a solid player at Chelsea, Arsenal, Portsmouth and Real Madrid, and given that he knows Redknapp from his time at Pompey he’s sure to feel at home.
QPR are 9.50 to beat Manchester United in two weeks
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