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Gossip column: Vidal, Khedira, Casillas, Lewandowski selfie

Gossip column: Vidal, Khedira, Casillas, Lewandowski selfie
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Manchester United want to complete a £95m double deal for current loanee Radamel Falcao and Juventus midfielder Arturo Vidal in January.

(Daily Star)  
But Vidal himself has rubbished the rumours suggesting he will swap Turin for Manchester in the new year.

(Daily Mail)  
Real Madrid midfielder Sami Khedira has finally agreed to join Arsenal in January with the Gunners now just needing to agree a fee.

Arsenal have also held talks with Marseille and Juventus to tempt respective strikers Andre Pierre Gignac and Sebastian Giovinco to Emirates Stadium.

(Daily Express)  
Louis van Gaal and Manchester United have been given a boost in their pursuit of Juan Cuadrado as the midfielder has become frustrated with lengthy contract negotiations at Fiorentina

(Daily Star)  
Liverpool could move for Real Madrid goalkeeper Iker Casillas if a deal for ex-Barcelona star Victor Valdes fails to materialise.

(Daily Express)  
Chelsea, Liverpool and Manchester United will all miss out on signing Barcelona's Dani Alves – with the defender set to sign a contract extension at the Nou Camp.

The Mail On Sunday back page
Liverpool have employed a round-the-clock minder to ensure striker Mario Ballotelli stays out of trouble when not on the pitch or at the training ground.

(Sunday People)  
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has revealed he cancelled a trip to watch his son Jose Jnr play football to ensure he could complete the summer signing of midfielder Cesc Fabregas.

England manager Roy Hodgson suggested captain Wayne Rooney would not be able to stand up and lecture a room full of people because of his 'Liverpool accent'.

(Daily Mail)  
Liverpool are set to meet Raheem Sterling's £100,000-a-week wage demands by handing the England international a contract extension which will triple his existing salary.

(Daily Mirror)  
Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew expects to remain in charge for his side's next game after Papiss Cisse's two goals rescued a draw at Swansea.

(The Sun – subscription required)   BEST OF SOCIAL MEDIA

Robert Lewandowski gets up close with Bayern fans
A banner put together by Newcastle United fans and displayed during their Premier League trip to Swansea on Saturday was

widely shared on Twitter.  
Drawing inspiration from Welsh places beginning with a double-L, it spelt out the club's form during 2014.

Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski celebrated his

two first-half goals against Hannover  on Saturday by  posing for a selfie with fans     behind the goal.

A disgruntled West Brom fan  took to Twitter     after he discovered his £46 restricted view seat at Liverpool meant he could not even see the Kop End goal at Anfield.

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