Football transfer talk and gossip (Wednesday, January 29)

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

Newcastle United, Sunderland, Manchester United, Liverpool, Glasgow Rangers, Arsenal and Tottenham all make the headlines

Newcastle United are understood to have tabled a bid for Olympique Lyonnais midfielder Clement Grenier - Shields Gazette

Paris St-Germain owner Nasser Al-Khelaifi has revealed several reasons for the French club’s pursuit of Newcastle midfielder Yohan Cabaye, one being the 28-year-old is a ‘nice guy’ - Independent

Gus Poyet hopes impending signing Nacho Scocco will help solve Sunderland’s goalscoring problems - Sunderland Echo

Sunderland manager Gus Poyet has criticised Stoke boss Mark Hughes for his pursuit of midfielder Lee Cattermole, 25, and forward Steven Fletcher, 26 - Metro

Arsenal have made a £24.7m bid for Schalke’s Julian Draxler and are intent on landing the 20-year-old before Friday’s transfer deadline - Daily Star

Manchester United’s pursuit of Southampton full-back Luke Shaw will end in disappointment as the 18-year-old hopes to join Chelsea in the summer - Daily Mirror

Liverpool and Cardiff want Blackpool winger Tom Ince, but Stoke and Swansea have already held talks with the 21-year-old - Talksport

Porto defender Nicolas Otamendi is still open to leaving the club before Friday after seeing a loan move to Valencia collapse. The 25-year-old has been linked with Chelsea, Manchester United and Manchester City - Daily Express

Borussia Dortmund will move for unsettled Tottenham midfielder Lewis Holtby, 23, before the transfer window closes on Friday - Daily Mail

Scottish giants Rangers have rejected a £900,000 bid from Championship side Nottingham Forest for Scotland full-back Lee Wallace - Daily Record