10:01 Friday 17 January 2014

Friday's Transfer News & Gossip

Written byDOM MILLS

IN DEMAND . . . Everton boss Roberto Martinez is reportedly facing competition from Benfica for Standard Liege striker Michy Batshuayi IN DEMAND . . . Everton boss Roberto Martinez is reportedly facing competition from Benfica for Standard Liege striker Michy Batshuayi

A HOST of Premier League clubs are facing disappointment in their efforts to sign Blackpool winger Thomas Ince, 21, as Monaco have emerged as favourites to recruit the England Under-21 international on a free transfer.

Full story: Daily Mail

Everton boss Roberto Martinez faces a fight with Benfica for Standard Liege's 20-year-old Belgian striker Michy Batshuayi.

Full story: Daily Mirror

Southampton manager Mauricio Pochettino has moved to calm fears of a player exodus from his squad following the departure of Saints chairman Nicola Cortese.

Full story: Southern Daily Echo

Sunderland are in talks with Estudiantes defender Santiago Vergini, with the 25-year-old Argentina international already in the North East to complete the deal.

Full story: Sky Sports

West Ham are prepared to sell midfielder Ravel Morrison, 20, to Fulham for £10m after rejecting an initial bid for half that amount from the Craven Cottage club, who have stopped manager Rene Meulensteen from discussing any transfers in public.

Full story: Daily Star

Arsenal face an uphill battle to land Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata, 21, after Italian giants Inter Milan and Juventus both registered their interest.

Full story: Daily Express

West Ham will make a move for Genoa striker Alberto Gilardino, 31, in a bid to solve their goalscoring problems.

Full story: Talksport

Fulham say they have not received any enquiries for unsettled striker Dimitar Berbatov despite reports linking the 32-year-old Bulgarian with Arsenal.

Full story: Independent

St Etienne youngster Kurt Zouma, 19, claims he has spoken on the phone to Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho, dealing a blow to Liverpool and Manchester United's chances of signing the defender.

Full story: Daily Star

Crystal Palace are looking to buy Blackburn Rovers defender Scott Dann, 26, and are also willing to take 27-year-old striker Leon Best away from Ewood Park as part of the deal.

Full story: Daily Mirror

Tottenham are ready to open talks with Lille over a move for former Chelsea forward Salomon Kalou, 28.

Full story: Daily Mail

Newcastle United are still hoping to close a loan deal for Borussia Monchengladbach's Dutch striker Luuk de Jong, 23, but will not make a bid for his 24-year-old brother Siem, currently with Ajax.

Full story: Newcastle Chronicle

Manchester City defender Micah Richards, 25, says there are no weaknesses in Manuel Pellegrini's squad as they look to sustain a challenge on all fronts.

Full story: Guardian

Sepp Blatter, 77, has hinted that he could stand for election for a fifth term as president of Fifa.

Full story: Daily Telegraph

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