Football rumours and news: Tuesday, October 30

Newcastle United, Chelsea, Merseyside duo Everton and Liverpool and Manchester United are all in the news today.

Moussa Sissoko’s set for talks with Newcastle United in the New Year – after being sold on the club by Yohan Cabaye. The Toulouse midfielder is out of contract at the Ligue 1 club next summer and Newcastle are leading the race to sign the 23-year-old – Full story: Shields Gazette

Chelsea’s planned £38million January move for highly rated 26-year-old Colombian striker Radamel Falcao could be scuppered by Atletico Madrid, who are preparing to offer him lucrative new contract – Full story: talkSPORT

The agent of 22-year-old Lewis Holtby, the Everton fan now impressing for Schalke and who is wanted by Liverpool, says there have been offers from England and Spain for the midfielder – Full story: Sky Sports

Fulham boss Martin Jol is prepared to battle with his former club Hamburg for the signature of Catania’s 24-year-old forward Takayuki Morimoto, who became the youngest player in J League history when he made his debut aged 15 – Full story: talkSPORT

Manchester United and Arsenal are both keen to recruit Crewe’s 18-year-old striker Max Clayton – Full story: Metro

League Two Fleetwood Town, managed by Scotsman Mickey Mellon, have begun an ambitious move to sign Blackpool’s former Rangers and Scotland captain Barry Ferguson, 34, on loan – Full story: Daily Mail

Several clubs are thought to be monitoring Nottingham Forest’s 26-year-old midfielder Simon Gillett – Full story: Sky Sports