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Follow the rumour mill with the latest transfer rumours, gossip and speculation from the newspapers.
Last Updated: 04/09/14 08:44am
Wayne Rooney has warned his England team-mates to expect a verbal blast if they do not live up to his expectations.
Jack Wilshere urged Danny Welbeck to snub Tottenham for Arsenal on deadline day.
Fernando Torres knew he had to quit Chelsea when Diego Costa signed.
Liverpool striker Fabio Borini blew a £12m move to QPR because of his outrageous demands.
Tottenham will try to lure Jay Rodriguez again in January after Southampton rejected an offer of Andros Townsend plus cash for the striker.
Louis van Gaal has thanked Manchester United’s top brass for bankrolling him – rather than dishing out a rollicking.
Wayne Rooney shrugged off Norwegian jibes about his weight – and vowed to lead England to glory.
But former United defender Paul Parker says Rooney has been "awful" for his club this season and should be dropped.
QPR chief Tony Fernandes is eager to reward Joey Barton with a new deal, despite the arrival of £10m Sandro.
Benfica were left fuming with Arsenal after their attempts to sign striker Joel Campbell fell through at the last minute.
Tom Cleverley rescued a move to Aston Villa with a late-night apology to Paul Lambert.
Jermain Defoe could end up at QPR in January after a £6.6m move from Toronto collapsed on deadline day.
Micah Richards has revealed that he rejected a pay rise at Manchester City in an effort to revive his career with a move to Fiorentina.
Manchester United are trying to fast-track Radamel Falcao’s clearance so the striker can face QPR on September 14.
Newcastle manager Alan Pardew has two games to save his job at St James’ Park.
Mike Phelan, Sir Alex Ferguson's former assistant, claims that Manchester United's identity has been "broken" in the wake of the departures of Danny Welbeck and Tom Cleverley.
Manchester United are lining up a move for Roma's Netherlands midfielder Kevin Strootman.
Paris St-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi claims Argentina winger Angel Di Maria wanted to join the Ligue 1 club before his move to Manchester United.
Chelsea will look to secure the long-term future of Thibaut Courtois this month, with the club eager to conclude discussions over a new contract.
Robin van Persie has rubbished claims that his knee problems prompted Manchester United to sign Radamel Falcao.
Barcelona have stood firm in their defiance that Liverpool only received £65million for the sale of Luis Suarez
Liverpool have agreed personal terms on a one-year deal with 32-year-old former Barcelona goalkeeper Victor Valdes.
QPR have not given up on former England forward Jermain Defoe and will make another bid in January.
Manchester United have agreed a deal with Ajax to sign teenage prodigy Timothy Fosu-Mensah.
Arsenal offered Sporting Libson £12.5m and Joel Campbell for William Carvalho on deadline day.
Hatem Ben Arfa admits he was close to tears after moving to Hull from Newcastle.
Stefan Scepovic dismissed claims he did not want to join Celtic – insisting the Hoops were always his first choice.