Football transfer gossip (January 9): Hull City, West Ham United, Swansea City

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Tottenham striker Jermain Defoe, 31, is set for a £6m move to Toronto FC - a Major League Soccer record - and is likely to be loaned back to Spurs until March.

Full story: Daily Telegraph

The Canadian club have released a YouTube video claiming they have secured “a big deal”.

Full story: Toronto FC

Manchester United are ready to bid £20m for Juventus midfielder Claudio Marchisio, 27, despite the Italian wanting to remain in Turin.

Full story: Daily Express

Juventus will look to sign Tottenham winger Erik Lamela, 21, in the summer, although Spurs’ expectation of recouping most of the £30m paid for the Argentine has deterred Inter Milan.

Full story: Daily Mail

Tottenham will also consider a cash-plus-player deal for Lamela, with Montenegro striker Mirko Vucinic, 30, potentially part of the deal with Juventus.

Alvaro Morata

Full story: Daily Mirror

Arsenal and Liverpool are targeting Anderlecht defender Cheikhou Kouyate, 24, with his agent saying he has been in talks with both Premier League sides.

Full story: Daily Star

Arsenal will have to pay a loan fee of £1.7m for Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata, 21, although they would also spend big if the right target became available. Bayern Munich’s Mario Mandzukic, 27, Atletico Madrid’s Diego Costa, 25, Porto’s Jackson Martinez, 27, Manchester City’s Edin Dzeko, 27, and Manchester United’s Wayne Rooney, 28, are among the club’s preferred options.

Full story: Daily Mail

Swansea City are confident they will beat Cardiff and Crystal Palace to the signature of Blackpool winger Tom Ince, 21, who is available for £4m.

Full story: Guardian

Montpellier forward Remy Cabella, 23, admits he would be happy to move to the Premier League this month, with Newcastle thought to be favourites to sign the Frenchman.

Full story: Sky Sports

West Ham could let forward Modibo Maiga, 26, join Real Betis on loan if they agree a deal for Monaco striker Lacina Traore, 23.

Full story: Sun (subscription required)

Winger Wilfried Zaha, 21, is desperate to be granted a loan move away from Manchester United this month to keep his World Cup dream alive.

Full story: Daily Telegraph

Hull boss Steve Bruce is ready to make a second attempt at signing striker Shane Long, 26, from West Brom for £5m.

Full story: Daily Mirror

Spartak Moscow and Republic of Ireland winger Aiden McGeady is set for a medical at Everton after agreeing contract terms with the Merseyside club.

Full story: Daily Mirror

Garry Monk

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