Football transfer talk and gossip (Wednesday, March 12)

Football transfer talk and gossip.
Football transfer talk and gossip.
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Newcastle United, Manchester United, Leeds United and Arsenal make the headlines

Alan Pardew will deliver his next three team talks from Newcastle United’s hotel – but the club feared he would be hit with a heavier sanction - Shields Gazette

Barcelona midfielder Alex Song, 26, says he never wanted to quit Arsenal but has hinted he would be open to a move to Manchester United if he leaves Spain in the summer - Daily Express

Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez, 25, will be allowed to leave Old Trafford at the end of the season - Daily Star

Wales international Neil Taylor, 25, admits he may have to leave Swansea City in the summer if he wants regular first-team football - Daily Mirror

Prospective Leeds United owner Massimo Cellino feels “humiliated” his credentials are still being questioned by the Football League as he waits to pass the “fit and proper” owners test. He claims to have bankrolled the club for the last two months - Guardian

Arsenal’s Polish keeper Lukasz Fabianski, 28, is a transfer target for Swiss club Basel - Sun