Football transfer talk and gossip (Thursday, March 13)

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

Sunderland AFC, Newcastle United, Liverpool, Manchester United, Manchester City, Arsenal, West Ham and Chelsea are among the clubs making the headlines today.

Liverpool forward Fabio Borini, who is on loan at Sunderland, admits he does not know where he will be playing his football next season. But he IS certain that his loan spell at Sunderland has been a success – Sunderland Echo

Alan Pardew will today set about tackling his stadium ban with his Newcastle United players Shields Gazette

Inter Milan want Manchester United left-back Patrice Evra, 32, to join team-mate Nemanja Vidic next season – Sun (subscription)

Javier Hernandez’s agent has denied claims the Mexico striker is planning to leave Manchester United for Inter Milan this summer – Daily Star

Manchester City’s out-of-favour midfielder Jack Rodwell, 23, could be snapped up by Wigan manager Uwe Rosler in an emergency loan deal – Daily Mirror

German winger Marko Marin, 24, has suggested he will leave Chelsea after saying he wants to stay at his loan club Sevilla forever – Daily Star

Italy midfielder Claudio Marchisio, 28, has started fresh contract talks with Juventus and says he has had no contact from Liverpool, Arsenal and Manchester United – Daily Express

Southampton’s new chairman Ralph Krueger says the club will not sell any of their best young players without a fight – Times (subscription)

If Queens Park Rangers boss Harry Redknapp, 67, leaves at the end of the season, the club will consider offering former Watford manager Gianfranco Zola, 47, the job – Daily Telegraph

Championship clubs, Leeds, Blackburn and Brighton are all keen on signing West Ham defender Jordan Spence, 23 – Daily Express

Sunderland’s Liam Bridcutt is no stranger to high-stakes encounters against Crystal Palace, the Black Cats’ opponents on Saturday – Sunderland Echo

Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero, 25, faces a scan on his troublesome hamstring today amid fears of a lengthy lay-off – Manchester Evening News

Manager Arsene Wenger has held talks with Mesut Ozil, 25, and told the Germany midfielder that he is vital to Arsenal’s plans – Daily Mirror

Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey, 23, is unlikely to be fit to return for the north London derby against Tottenham on Sunday – Guardian