ARSENAL would need to offer up to £50m to tempt Norwich into selling midfielder Emi Buendia.

The Gunners have rekindled their interest in the Canaries playmaker as a potential replacement for Mesut Ozil as he nears an exit from the Emirates Stadium.

Mikel Arteta is looking to add some creative spark in the final third after deciding to leave Ozil out of his squad who looks set to join Fenerbahce.

CARDIFF City are set to confirm the signing of Perry Ng from Crewe in the next 24 hours while they are still hopeful of bringing in Bournemouth's Jack Simpson.

Full back Ng is expected to undergo a medical in the Welsh capital after both clubs agree a fee of around £350,000 plus add-ons for the 24-year-old.

The Bluebirds say a deal to bring in centre back Simpson is still on despite reports that the defender is keen to remain on the south coast and pulled out of the move.

A fee of around £750,000 had been agree between the two clubs.

Cardiff have already signed Crawley striker Max Watters and are also said to be interested in Motherwell and Scotland defender Declan Gallagher.

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DERBY County and Nottingham Forest are locked in a battle to sign free agent Ravel Morrison this month.

The Championship big guns have set their sights on the much-travelled playmaker after his contract at Dutch club ADO Den Haag was cancelled by mutual consent earlier this month.

LEAGUE One duo Sunderland and Hull City are eyeing up a move for Preston North End striker Jayden Stockley.

Stockley, 27, joined the Lilywhites in January 2019 from Exeter City, though has had a stop-start stint at Deepdale since arriving and has struggled to nail down a consistent starting berth.

The forward was not in the squad for North End’s 2-0 defeat to Bristol City on the weekend, with it not evident or made clear that the player was suffering from an injury.

Stockley has scored eight goals in 65 appearances in the Championship since arriving at Preston,


DERBY County have angered Manchester City by blocking Pep Guardiola's attempt to sign Scott Carson on a permanent deal, because of the Championship club's insistence on collecting a loan fee this month to help pay overdue wages to their players.

The former England goalkeeper, 35, has been on loan at the Etihad Stadium for the past two seasons, with City paying Derby instalments of around £500,000 twice a year to cover the loan fee and Carson's wages.

City want to make Carson's signing permanent during this transfer window and are ready to offer him an 18-month contract.

Daily Mail

NOTTINGHAM Forest’s Zach Clough is reportedly on the radar of League One side Wigan Athletic.

The 25-year-old was once revered as one of the Football League’s most exciting, young English players and joined Forest from Bolton Wanderers in the 2016/17 winter transfer window.

Clough scored four goals in 14 Championship appearances during his first half-season at the City Ground.

After that, Clough has made just 13 Championship appearances for Forest – he’s not featured for the first team in nearly two years having spent time back at Bolton and on loan at Rochdale.

DARREN Moore has emerged as a contender for the vacant manager's job at Sheffield Wednesday.

The 46-year-old has guided Doncaster Rovers to fourth in League One despite losing influential midfielder Ben Whiteman to Preston North End last week.

Saturday's win over Swindon Town means they are now six points behind league leaders Lincoln City with two games in hand.

Former Watford boss Vladimir Ivic is the bookmakers' favourite as he is understood to be open to taking a short term contract until the end of the season.

Daily Mail

MANCHESTER United's Dylan Levitt and Teden Mengi are attracting interest from a number of Championship clubs.

United recalled Welsh midfielder Levitt from his loan move at Charlton Athletic this month, as they were concerned the 20-year-old wasn't getting enough game time having made just three league appearances for the League One side.

But despite interest from Portsmouth and Queens Park Rangers, among other Championship and League One sides, Levitt could remain with the United Under-23s.

Fellow midfielder Ethan Galbraith and goalkeeper Matej Kovar may also leave on loan, while clubs have registered their interest in Under-23s skipper Mengi.

Levitt and Kovar were recalled from Charlton and Swindon respectively this month, with United assessing their next steps.

Manchester Evening News

LUTON manager Nathan Jones admits he 'would love' to re-sign former Rovers keeper Christian Walton one day.

The 25-year-old has found game time hard to come by at Brighton with Robert Sanchez starting and Jason Steele being preferred as the number two over Walton and Maty Ryan.

That has seen Walton linked with a move back to Luton where he impressed on loan in 2016-17.

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