Football rumours and news: Thursday, November 1

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Arsenal, Manchester United, Liverpool, West Ham United and Birmingham City are in the news today.

Manchester United have joined the list of clubs scouting Crystal Palace’s 19-year-old winger Wilfried Zaha – Daily Mail

Liverpool are finally set to sign HJK Helsinki striker Joel Pohjanpalo after returning with a renewed contract offer for the 18-year-old, who scored 19 goals in 34 games for HJK’s first team – Metro

Arsenal are interested in adding Bayer Leverkusen striker Andre Schurrle to their squad in January. The 21-year-old forward is one of three Bundesliga targets with Schalke midfielder Lewis Holtby, 22, and Hamburg striker Heung-Min Son, 20, also possible purchases – CaughtOffside

Rio Ferdinand could be offered a dramatic return to West Ham this summer – according to boss Sam Allardyce - Daily Mirror

Birmingham City goalkeeper Jack Butland admits he could be sold, whether he likes it or not, if the club’s ownership is not sorted out by January. The 19-year-old is reportedly interesting Premier League Everton – Daily Mirror