Football transfer talk and gossip (Tuesday, March 4)

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

Newcastle United, Liverpool, Manchester City, Tottenham and Manchester United make the headlines

Montpellier president Louis Nicollin says he will not be selling 23-year-old midfielder Remy Cabella to Newcastle. In January, the Magpies had a bid rejected for the player, who has represented France at under-21 level - Sky Sports

Richard Bevan, chief executive of the League Managers’ Association, has refused to defend Alan Pardew after the Newcastle boss headbutted Hull midfielder David Meyler. Pardew, 52, faces a Football Association disciplinary charge and Bevan called Pardew’s actions “insupportable” - Newcastle Chronicle

Manchester City midfielder Samir Nasri, 26, thinks his side’s League Cup final victory against Sunderland could help Manuel Pellegrini’s team win the Premier League and FA Cup - Manchester Evening News

Liverpool are interested in signing Argentina winger Nicolas Gaitan from Benfica in the summer. The Portuguese club want at least £16m for the 26-year-old, who is also a transfer target for Manchester United - Talksport

Bayern Munich midfielder Toni Kroos, 24 is interested in a move to Manchester United and has discussed a potential transfer to the Premier League with his brother Felix, who plays for Werder Bremen - Daily Express

Inter Milan could bid for two Premier League strikers when the season ends. The Italian club want Manchester City’s Edin Dzeko, 27, and 28-year-old Dani Osvaldo, who is on loan at Juventus from Southampton - Talksport

Tottenham are closing in on a deal to bring Anderlecht midfielder Ismail Azzaoui, 16, to White Hart Lane. The teenager has already rejected a contract to stay with the Belgian club - Daily Star