Football transfer gossip (September 8): Stoke City, Tottenham Hotspur, Chelsea

editorial image
Have your say

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

Tottenham have turned their attention to Brazil midfielder Paulo Henrique Ganso, 22, who could be available for around £8m from Santos, after missing out on Portugal’s Joao Moutinho.

Full story: Daily Mirror

Stoke want to cut their wage bill after signing Michael Owen and are preparing to loan out Michael Tonge, 29, Diego Arismendi, 24, Danny Higginbotham, 33, Mamady Sidibe, 32, Wilson Palacios, 28, and Kenwyne Jones, 27.

Full story: the Sun

Bordeaux midfielder Yoan Gouffran, 26, is available for a cut-price £3m in January and could be a target for Fulham, Everton and Aston Villa.

Full story: Daily Mirror

Senegal defender Cheikhou Kouyate, 22, has revealed that he had contact with Arsenal during the summer before deciding to stay at Anderlecht.

Full story: SkySports

Former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba, 34, rejected a deadline day offer from Italian club Juventus, worth more than £4m a year, to stay in China with Shanghai Shenhua.

Full story: London Evening Standard

Sheffield Wednesday won the reverse fixture 3-0 earlier this season.

Leeds United v Sheffield Wednesday: Seven things you need to know