Football transfer talk and gossip (Wednesday, February 19)

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

Newcastle, Arsenal, Tottenham, Liverpool and Charlton make the headlines

Arsenal are ready to hijack Newcastle’s bid to keep Loic Remy, after reportedly making preliminary contact with the agent of the 27-year-old striker, who is on a season-long loan from Championship side QPR - Metro

Bayern Munich chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has dismissed suggestion of an Arsenal bid for Schalke’s highly rated 20-year-old Germany attacking midfielder Julian Draxler - Talksport

Ravel Morrison, 21, is expected to seal a loan move from West Ham to QPR and will delay a hernia operation in order to help Harry Redknapp’s side’s Championship promotion bid - Daily Mail

Charlton are planning to sign QPR winger Shaun Wright-Phillips, 32, on loan to help their Championship survival hopes - Daily Express

Arsenal defender Thomas Vermaelen, 28, has told boss Arsene Wenger that he wants to leave the Emirates this summer, according to the Belgian’s agent - Metro

Tottenham goalkeeper Heurelho Gomes, 33, is in talks with Championship side Leeds over a loan move - London Evening Standard

Marseille’s 29-year-old attacking midfielder Mathieu Valbuena, a target for Arsenal and Liverpool, has revealed his desire to leave the French club in the summer but insists he will not discuss his next destination until after the World Cup - Talksport