Football rumours and news: Thursday, October 11

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SUNDERLAND have been linked with a move for a Belgian striker, while it’s all quiet on the Newcastle front. Arsenal, Manchester duo United and City, and Chelsea are also in the news.

Sunderland are ready to compete with Everton for the signature of Belgium striker Jelle Vossen, 23 – Full story: talkSPORT

Manchester City and Chelsea have been told they can have Atletico Madrid’s 26-year-old striker Radamel Falcao next summer - but the bidding starts at £48m – Full story: Daily Mirror

Arsene Wenger, 62, has £35m to spend in January and the Arsenal manager will attempt to buy a striker with Atletico Madrid’s Adrian Lopez, 24, and Athletic Bilbao’s Fernando Llorente, 27, his leading targets – Full story: Daily Mail

Nemanja Vidic’s agent has ruled out any possibility of the Manchester United defender joining Serie A champions Juventus in the January transfer window – Sky Sports

Johan Djourou’s agent has dismissed reports the Arsenal defender is set to join Serie A giants Roma in the January transfer window – Sky Sports