Football transfer talk and gossip (Friday, March 14)

Football transfer talk and gossip.
Football transfer talk and gossip.
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Newcastle United, Sunderland, Liverpool, Chelsea, Tottenham, Arsenal, West Ham, Manchester United, Barcelona and Inter Milan make the headlines

Fabricio Coloccini says Alan Pardew retains the full backing of his Newcastle United players – as he prepares to serve the first game of a seven-match suspension - Shields Gazette

Newcastle will launch a second bid to sign Remy Cabella, 24, from French side Montpellier this summer - Daily Star

Newcastle could face a fight to keep hold of Mathieu Debuchy, 28, this summer as Roma want to sign the France full-back - Talksport

Newcastle boss Alan Pardew admits he will seek professional help to cure anger problems, following his headbutt on Hull’s David Meyler that led to a seven-match ban - Newcastle Journal

Gus Poyet has set his players the challenge of winning FIVE more games this season in order to save their Premier League skins - Sunderland Echo

Chelsea are preparing a £27m summer offer for Atletico Madrid’s Diego Costa, 25, after making him their top transfer target - Metro

Tottenham, West Ham, Fulham, Barcelona and Inter Milan are all keen on signing Charlton midfielder Diego Poyet, the 18-year-old son of Sunderland boss Gus Poyet - Daily Express

Tottenham defender Jan Vertonghen, 26, has two years remaining on his contract but the Belgium defender is thought to be considering his options for next season - Evening Standard

Chelsea are set to reprise their interest in Bosnia international Senad Lulic, 28, who may leave Serie A side Lazio this summer - Talksport

Bundesliga side Wolfsburg say a summer bid for Mario Mandzukic, 27, is ‘unlikely’, improving Manchester United, Arsenal and Chelsea’s chances of signing the Bayern Munich forward - Daily Express

Liverpool, Roma, Inter and Juventus are among clubs showing interest in Porto’s Argentine winger Juan Iturbe, 20 - Daily Mail

Arsenal may make a summer move for Valencia striker Francisco Alcacer, 20, as a replacement for out-of-favour Nicklas Bendtner, 26 - Daily Mail