Football rumours and news: Wednesday, November 7

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Newcastle United, Tottenham, Liverpool, Manchester United and Arsenal are in the news today

Lille full-back Mathieu Debuchy, 27, wants to force through a move to Newcastle after the two clubs failed to strike a £4m deal in the summer - the Sun

Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson must pay £36m if he is to sign 21-year-old Porto winger James Rodriguez - Daily Mail

Schalke striker Klaas-Jan Huntelaar is wanted by Tottenham, who could sign the 29-year-old for a bargain £7m - Independent

Liverpool midfielder and captain Steven Gerrard, 32, says he would still like to play for Jose Mourinho, and is quoted as referring to the Real Madrid boss as “the Special One” - the Sun

Striker Marouane Chamakh, 28, wants to return to Bordeaux from Arsenal because of limited first-team opportunities with the Gunners - Daily Mirror