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Regional Paper Talk: Blues chase Guarin

Inter Milan star Fredy Guarin is on the verge of joining Chelsea, while Manchester United have been shunned by two January transfer targets.

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Fredy Guarin: On his way out of Inter Milan

Fredy Guarin: On his way out of Inter Milan

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LONDON EVENING STANDARD

Chelsea are close to reaching an agreement with Inter Milan for Colombian midfielder Fredy Guarin.

Rene Meulensteen says Bryan Ruiz has a future at Fulham despite the out-of-favour forward being linked with a January move.

MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS

Manchester United have been dealt a double blow after Paris Saint-Germain striker Edinson Cavani and Milan defender Cristian Zapata both ruled out moves to Old Trafford.

David Moyes would not allow Sir Alex Ferguson to interfere at Manchester United, according to Louis Saha.

LIVERPOOL ECHO

Napoli are understood to have made an enquiry about taking Liverpool FC defender Daniel Agger on loan.

Joe Allen believes Liverpool's 5-0 rout of Tottenham showcased the depth of the talent in Brendan Rodgers' squad.

Roberto Martinez has praised Tim Howard's powers of concentration after Everton became the top flight's meanest defence.

Roberto Martinez hopes Kevin Mirallas has enough energy to torment Swansea City after plans to rest him were forced to change.

NEWCASTLE CHRONICLE

Newcastle United defender Steven Taylor is considering a January loan move in a bid to kick-start his season.

Newcastle United should find out today if they face a possible fine for failing to control their coaching staff last Saturday.

Gus Poyet believes Sunderland must iron out the peaks and troughs in their performances if they are to breathe new life into their campaign.

Fabio Borini believes Sunderland's strikers must focus all their efforts on increasing the Black Cats' goals output.

THE JOURNAL

Alan Pardew says that Newcastle United's autumn surge means they can afford to be more "calculating" in the "difficult" January transfer window.

Sunderland boss Gus Poyet wants his team to learn how to win - starting against Chelsea in the League Cup on Tuesday night.

SUNDERLAND ECHO

Gus Poyet believes Sunderland's players will be honest enough to hold their hands up if they need a breather over the festive period.

BIRMINGHAM MAIL

Lee Clark has urged his Birmingham City players to maintain their confidence and self-belief.

Kenny Jackett has thrown down the gauntlet to Bakary Sako and Leigh Griffiths and challenged them to respond to being hauled off at half-time in the loss to MK Dons.

EXPRESS & STAR

West Brom striker Shane Long has emerged as a January transfer target for ambitious Championship promotion-chasers Nottingham Forest.

Marc Albrighton today revealed his desire to stay at Aston Villa after the end of his injury hell.

Sam Mantom today urged Walsall to use the festive period as the launchpad for an assault on the League One play-offs.

THE SENTINEL

Assistant boss Mark Bowen says there is enough belief in the Stoke camp to pull off a rare win against Manchester United in the Capital One Cup.

NEWHAM RECORDER

Glenn Hoddle is ready to return to football management with Tottenham, if approached by the club in the wake of the sacking of Andre Villas-Boas.

FULHAM CHRONICLE

Rene Meulensteen insists Bryan Ruiz still has a part to play in Fulham's survival fight.

Harry Redknapp has told Adel Taarabt to find another club if Fulham no longer want the QPR loanee.

Brentford boss Mark Warburton plans to hold further talks with striker Clayton Donaldson over his future in the next week.

SOUTH WALES EVENING POST

Sunderland boss Gus Poyet says the ball is in Swansea City's court over a proposed permanent deal for South Korean star Ki Sung-Yueng.

Cardiff City manager Malky Mackay will not have a "single penny" to spend in the January transfer window, owner Vincent Tan said in a statement.

WALES ONLINE

Cardiff head to Anfield with Mackay's relationship with controversial owner Vincent Tan at a new low following an incredible statement admonishing the Cardiff boss.

Malky Mackay has issued a stark warning to supporters - the fight to remain a Premier League club could well take until the very last day of the season!

Swansea City winger Nathan Dyer did NOT break his ankle in Sunday's 1-1 draw at Norwich, a scan has revealed.

THE PINK UN

Midfielder Jonny Howson has followed hot on the heels of captain Sebastien Bassong extending his contract with the club through to 2016.

HULL DAILY MAIL

Hull City are to take highly-rated Willem II striker Jeroen Lumu on a six-day trial.

Curtis Davies believes there will be even more to come from Hull City after Christmas as they look to extend their stay in the Premier League.

YORKSHIRE EVENING POST

Leeds United are in talks to bring former player of the year Max Gradel back to Elland Road as the club hover on the brink of new ownership.

EVENING GAZETTE

Head coach Aitor Karanka is finalising a list of potential signings along with his team of scouts while the club are believed to be well-placed to land a couple of long-term targets.

THE STAR

Stuart Gray's tenure as Owls caretaker boss has been extended by Milan Mandaric.

Sheffield United boss Nigel Clough has revealed that both attitude and aptitude will have a huge bearing on his business in the January sales.

Former Blades boss David Weir is back in football and admits it was wrong going to Sheffield United.

LANCASHIRE TELEGRAPH

Burnley boss Sean Dyche said he would not be prepared to put the club at risk by demanding a big January transfer budget.

Loan star Tom Cairney says he would be more than happy if his time as a Blackburn Rovers player is extended - after making regular football his biggest priority.

THE ARGUS

Brighton and Hove Albion will not be rushing Andrea Orlandi back into action - despite losing Craig Conway.

WIGAN EVENING POST

Dave Whelan reckons it could take new boss Uwe Rosler until the New Year to knock his Wigan Athletic squad into shape for a promotion push.

THE SCOTSMAN

Celtic pair Georgios Samaras and Joe Ledley have not expressed a desire to leave the club, according to a Celtic official.

Rangers chief executive Graham Wallace has vowed that the Ibrox club won't go to the wall again, following claims by a former director.

Former AC Milan and Rangers midfielder Gennaro Gattuso has been placed under investigation for match-fixing and four more people have been arrested in an early morning police sweep in Italy.

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