Football transfer talk and gossip (Monday, February 24)

Football transfer talk and gossip.
Football transfer talk and gossip.

Newcastle United, Manchester City, West Ham, Chelsea and Manchester United all make the headlines

Bayern Munich are monitoring Newcastle United full-back Mathieu Debuchy, 28, with the German club’s boss Pep Guardiola reportedly unimpressed with current right-back Rafinha - Talksport

Meanwhile, Newcastle boss Alan Pardew admits his hopes of signing striker Loic Remy permanently from Queens Park Rangers are receding with every goal he scores. The France international, 27, returned from suspension to fire the Magpies to a vital 1-0 victory over Aston Villa on Sunday - Metro

Swansea caretaker boss Garry Monk claims the Welsh side have received no bids for Michu and have no interest in cashing in on the 27-year-old Spanish attacking midfielder - Daily Mirror

Manchester City defender Joleon Lescott, 31, admits he is now playing to impress potential suitors before his exit in the summer, with West Ham, Fulham and Newcastle all reported to have an interest - Daily Express

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has ruled out making a move for Paris St-Germain strikers Zlatan Ibrahimovic, 32, and Edinson Cavani, 27, as he chases a big-name striker to replace goal-shy duo Fernando Torres, 29, and Samuel Eto’o, 32 - the Sun

Manchester United are offering Toni Kroos £250,000 a week to quit Bayern Munich - three times what the 24-year-old midfielder is currently on with the 2013 Champions League winners - Daily Mirror