TRANSFER RUMOURS: Oct 3 -Man City, Spurs, Ashley Cole, Sir Alex Ferguson

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Manchester City football development executive Patrick Vieira scouted striker Stevan Jovetic, 22, during Fiorentina’s 2-1 defeat by Inter Milan on Sunday – Full story: talkSPORT

Tottenham Hotspur’s hopes of reviving a bid for midfielder Joao Moutinho in January seem to have been ended by the 26-year-old’s statement that he wants to stay with Porto because he believes in their “project” – Full story: Record (in Portuguese)

Former Chelsea manager Carlo Ancelotti has described Ashley Cole as the “best left-back in the world”, with renewed speculation the 31-year-old could move to Paris Saint-Germain in the summer – Full story: the Guardian

Nottingham Forest goalkeeper Lee Camp, 28, is set to ignore interest from Reading and Southampton and open contract talks with his current side – Full story: Daily Mirror

Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson plans to watch Borussia Dortmund striker Robert Lewandowski, 24, in action against Manchester City on Wednesday ahead of a potential summer move. The Scot is considering selling winger Nani, 25, and centre-forward Javier Hernandez, 24, to fund the deal – Full story: Daily Telegraph