The latest gossip and rumours from the newspapers and online:
The Daily Telegraph is reporting that Aston Villa manager Remi Garde wants to sign Bordeaux defender LAMINE SANE on loan until the end of the season. The 28-year-old has won 25 caps for Senegal.
West Brom striker SAIDO BERAHINO may end up staying at the Hawthorns for the rest of the season, according to The Sun, as Tottenham are unwilling to match the £23million they offered for him over the summer.
The Daily Star is carrying a report from Sport Mediaset that Dynamo Kiev centre-back ALEKSANDAR DRAGOVIC is close to completing a £16million move to Manchester United.
Liverpool have agreed a deal for Schalke defender JOEL MATIP on a free transfer at the end of the season, writes the Daily Mirror.
And finally, the Daily Mail is reporting that West Ham striker ANDY CARROLL is facing two months on the sidelines with a hamstring problem.