Football rumours and news: Wednesday, October 31

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Newcastle United, Sunderland, Arsenal, Manchester United and Real Madrid are in the news today.

Newcastle midfielder Yven Moyo is available to go out on loan and a host of League One and Two clubs are interested in signing him – Sky Sports

Martin O’Neill knows a lack of goals are hurting his Sunderland side as they continue their struggle to find form – Shields Gazette

Police in Bruges have backtracked on their threat to arrest ticketless Newcastle United fans in the Belgian city – Shields Gazette

Arsenal are set to meet with striker Theo Walcott, 23, next week as they attempt to prevent the England international from leaving the club when his contract expires next summer – Full story: Metro

Manchester United are monitoring the performances of Bayer Leverkusen midfielder Lars Bender. The 23-year-old has broken into the Germany side over the past year with a series of strong performances for Leverkusen – Full story: Daily Mail

QPR are interested in signing Real Madrid defender Ricardo Carvalho, in January. The 34-year-old centre-back has been told his contract will not be renewed when it expires at the end of the season and could be tempted with a move back to the Premier League. – Full story: Metro