THE transfer talk on Tyneside today may be all about Yohan Cabaye, but there’s plenty other stories happening.
Cabaye’s move to Paris St Germain dominates the headlines, but elsewhere Manchester United and Chelsea are both making waves as they look to sign one of the biggest prospects in the Premier League.
Here’s a round-up of some of the main transfer stories today:
Manchester United and Chelsea may have to wait until the summer to sign Southampton’s left-back Luke Shaw, 18, with time now running out in this transfer window. Full story: Independent
Southampton boss Mauricio Pochettino is not keen to let the youngster leave St Mary’s Stadium - “At this moment we have no interest in selling Luke Shaw, and not in the summer either.” Full story: the Sun (subscription required)
West Ham have called off a deal to sign Spanish side Osasuna’s 24-year-old Italian midfielder Raoul Loe after bringing in AC Milan midfielder Antonio Nocerino, 28, on loan. Full story: Daily Star
After the serious injury suffered by striker Radamel Falcao, 27, Monaco are considering bidding for one of either Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez, 25, or Southampton’s 28-year-old forward Dani Osvaldo. Full story: Daily Express
Chelsea’s 21-year-old goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois, on loan at Atletico Madrid in Spain, could be swapped by Blues boss Jose Mourinho for in-form 25-year-old Atletico striker Diego Costa. Full story: Daily Mail
Liverpool defender Daniel Agger, 29, could move to Italy to reunite with former Reds boss Rafael Benitez, if 29-year-old Swiss midfielder Gokhan Inler is keen to move in the opposite direction. Full story: Metro
Piotr Parzyszek, 20, is a target for West Ham, with the young striker enjoying a fine season for De Graafschap in the Dutch second division. Full story: Daily Express
Chelsea are scouting two Marseille midfielders as possible late January signings - 21-year-old Giannelli Imbula and team-mate Florian Thauvin, also 21. Full story: Inside Futbol