Football transfer gossip (Jan 13): Liverpool, Blackpool, Stoke City, Cardiff City, Chelsea

Check out latest football transfer gossip around the leagues. Is your favourite player tipped for a move?

Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini has admitted Tottenham winger Gareth Bale will be his top transfer target in the summer.

Full story: Metro

Spanish giants Real Madrid are ready to end Emmanuel Adebayor's Manchester City nightmare by signing the striker on loan with a view to a permanent move in the summer.

Full story: Daily Mirror

Arsenal's Spanish keeper Manuel Almunia and Russian forward Andrey Arshavin could both be about to leave the north London club.

Full story: Metro

Meanwhile Arsenal are set to sign England international defender Matthew Upson from West Ham, which could see the Hammers move for Newcastle centre-back Sol Campbell.

Full story: Daily Mirror

Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson is hoping to secure a long-term target - Lyon playmaker and France international Yoann Gourcuff this summer.

Full story: caughtoffside

Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish is set to make an offer for Blackpool captain and midfielder Charlie Adam.

Full story: Daily Mirror

FK Partizan midfielder Radosav Petrovic is attracting the interest of both Manchester United and Tottenham.

Full story: Metro

Spurs are on the verge of signing Everton winger Steve Pienaar and are also keeping tabs on Manchester United defender Wes Brown. Full story: Daily Mirror

Blackpool are keen to sign Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey on loan.

Full story: talksport

Holland international Ricky van Wolkswinkel's move to the Premier League will be delayed until the summer to allow the Utrecht forward to recover from a collarbone injury.

Full story: talksport

Chelsea and Liverpool's hopes of signing Roma defender Philippe Mexes have been hit by an injury crisis at AC Milan - who are now favourites to sign the 28-year-old French international.

Full story: talksport

Stoke City are lining up a 2m bid for Aston Villa defender Curtis Davies.

Full story: Daily Mail

Cardiff are considering a move to bring back West Ham defender Danny Gabbidon who has failed to agree a new contract with the Premier League club and will be free in the summer.

Full story: Daily Mail

Manchester City striker Roque Santa Cruz is set to leave Eastlands and rejoin Blackburn Rovers.

Full story: the Guardian

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