Paper Talk - 24 January 2013

Fabricio Coloccini: Could stay at Newcastle

Regional Paper Talk: Colo may stay put

Fabricio Coloccini could be set to stay at Newcastle after all, while West Ham are hopeful of keeping Mohamed Diame at Upton Park.

London Evening Standard
  • Wilfried Zaha will have a medical at Manchester United in the next 48 hours before completing a £15million move from Crystal Palace.
  • West Ham remain hopeful Mohamed Diame will not be leaving during the January transfer window.
Manchester Evening News
  • Premier League leaders Manchester United are closing in on a deal for 20-year-old Wilfried Zaha with the winger heading north for a medical.
  • Manchester City are unmoved by talk that the two Milan clubs are in the hunt for their strike duo Edin Dzeko and Mario Balotelli.
Liverpool Echo
  • Liverpool have increased their offer for Philippe Coutinho to 9million Euros (£7.6million) as they look to wrap up a deal for the Inter Milan attacking midfielder.
The Chronicle
  • Newcastle United will turn their attentions to Bastia teenager Florian Thauvin in the final week of the transfer window.
  • United will look to offload troubled striker Nile Ranger following the arrival of Bordeaux star Yoan Gouffran.
  • Moussa Sissoko has made it clear that he wants to make the move to Newcastle United this month.
Newcastle and Sunderland
  • Newcastle United believe they have secured the signing of Moussa Sissoko on a pre-contract agreement - but still want to broker a deal for the Toulouse midfielder to play the second half of the season on Tyneside.
  • Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa last night stated his intention to win trophies with Newcastle United - and refused to even contemplate being involved in a relegation fight this season.
Sunderland Echo
  • Martin O'Neill insists he has had no contact with basement boys QPR over a January move for Sunderland defender Titus Bramble.
  • Kader Mangane is working on his match fitness this week, knowing he could win a permanent deal at Sunderland if he proves his worth over the next few months.
Evening Gazette
  • Tony Mowbray has no immediate plans to offer Barry Robson a new Boro deal.
Northern Echo
  • Fabricio Coloccini is set to stay at Newcastle United this month after Argentinian club San Lorenzo admitted they had been unable to agree a deal for the centre-half.
Birmingham Mail
  • Birmingham City boss Lee Clark faces a summer Blues exodus with 19 players out of contract.
Express & Star
  • Wolves were today hopeful of a deal to bring out-of-favour Aston Villa left-back Stephen Warnock to Molineux on loan.
  • New sporting chief Richard Garlick today revealed West Brom already have a summer transfer hit-list - but confirmed January signings are unlikely.
Yorkshire Evening Post
  • Max Gradel is back on Leeds United's radar after the Elland Road club made the first move towards recapturing their one-time player of the year.
  • Leeds United are closing in on a deal to sign former Portsmouth striker Aruna Dindane - who is understood to be in Yorkshire today to meet with club officials.
The Daily Echo
  • Saints midfielder Jason Puncheon believes Rickie Lambert deserves an England call-up.
The Sentinel
  • Dean Whitehead is back under starter's orders to fill in at full back for Stoke City's big FA Cup clash against Manchester City on Saturday.
Wigan Evening Post
  • Gary Caldwell has backed Shaun Maloney to fire Wigan Athletic out of relegation danger - for the second year in a row.
The Bolton News
  • Kevin Davies has taken his first step towards a coaching career by successfully completing his UEFA B License.
Lancashire Telegraph
  • Palermo are set to sign Blackburn Rovers playmaker Mauro Formica - with the Argentine set for a medical in Italy this afternoon.
The Star
  • Cardiff midfield man Stephen McPhail is a likely target for the Owls - but one man who has already re-established a link with Dave Jones is Robbie Fowler. The former Bluebirds striker has been keeping his fitness ticking over by doing some training at Middlewood.
The Scotsman
  • Rangers supporters have given their backing to proposed plans to sell the naming rights to the club's Ibrox stadium.
  • The prospect of Norwich City meeting Celtic's valuation of Gary Hooper appeared to fade a little last night when Canaries manager Chris Hughton insisted his club will not break the bank to bolster their squad.

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