Football transfer gossip (February 9): Everton, QPR, Aston Villa

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Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert has warned clubs interested in striker Christian Benteke, 22, that he is now worth double the £7m they paid for the Belgian in the summer.

Full story: The Sun

Newcastle managing director Derek Llambias has revealed his admiration for Andy Carroll, who is on loan at West Ham from Liverpool, with the 24-year-old striker “open” to move back to Tyneside.

Full story: Newcastle Chronicle

But West Ham midfielder Kevin Nolan, 30, hopes striker Andy Carroll, 24, will stay at Upton Park this summer.

Full story: Daily Mirror

Everton’s Belgian midfielder Marouane Fellaini, 25, has told Chelsea to make a bid for him if they are serious about signing him.

Full story: The Sun

QPR manager Harry Redknapp has revealed record signing Christopher Samba is already attracting interest from an unnamed “big club”.

Full story: Press Association

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