Football transfer gossip (November 23): Aston Villa, Blackburn Rovers, Everton

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Manchester City are preparing a £15m January bid for Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha. The Premier League champions are offering £12m up front with add-ons and would allow the 20-year-old to remain with Palace until the summer.

Full story: the Sun

Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich is planning bids for 26-year-old Atletico Madrid striker Radamel Falcao, Porto winger James Rodriguez, 21, and 25-year-old Napoli forward Edinson Cavani.

Full story: London Evening Standard

Tottenham appear to have failed in a second bid to sign 22-year-old Roma midfielder Miralem Pjanic.

Full story: Daily Mirror

Tottenham are keen on Blackpool winger Tom Ince but will have to pay £10m to prise the 20-year-old away from Bloomfield Road in January. Manchester United and Ince’s former club Liverpool could offer competition to Spurs.

Full story: the Sun

Blackburn have told goalkeeper Paul Robinson that he is no longer required at Ewood Park as Rovers attempt to lure Tottenham veteran Brad Friedel to the club. Robinson, 33, will be allowed to leave for free and may attract interest from Fulham boss Martin Jol, who worked with Robinson at Spurs.

Full story: Daily Mirror

Arsenal are leading the race to sign German side Schalke’s Dutch striker Klaas Jan Huntelaar, 29, in January, says former Netherlands forward Erik Meijer.

Full story: Metro

Everton manager David Moyes was in Norway on Thursday, along with assistant Steve Round and coaches David Weir and Andy Holden, to watch Molde defender Vegard Forren, 24, in the Europa League against FC Copenhagen.

Full story: VG (in Norwegian)

Aston Villa are battling Fiorentina to sign 19-year-old Nancy left-back Massadio Haidara.

Full story: talkSPORT

Marcus Antonsson celebrates his goal at Sheffield Wednesday last season.

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