Sport Clement Grenier could move to Newcastle to replace Yohan Cabaye after Newcastle made a reported £20m offer for the Lyon Frenchman

Magpies allowed Yohan Cabaye to join Paris Saint Germain on Wednesday and are looking to reinvest the £20m received in the highly-rated Frenchman

Arsenal target Chamakh 'staying put'

Bordeaux striker Marouane Chamakh insists he will stay with the Ligue 1 champions until the end of the season.

Ferguson's silence on Beckham speaks volumes

Reunion 2: Milan v Manchester United: Scot has remained cool towards his prodigal son despite the former United player’s efforts to bury the hatchet

Everton fear top scorer Saha will be on the move

David Moyes, the Everton manager, has accepted that there is a risk of losing his striker Louis Saha, whose continued struggle with fitness has seen him back on the bench.

The Andy Cole Column: Blanc's Bordeaux are side Europe's elite should fear

Fired Up! Laurent is a lovely guy, a gentleman at all times and of course a wonderful footballer

Arsenal told to pay £12m for Gignac

Toulouse have put a £12m price-tag on Arsenal target Andre-Pierre Gignac according to reports today.

Wenger admits Arsenal must buy a striker next month

Arsene Wenger, the Arsenal manager, accepts the loss of striker Robin van Persie means he will have to buy when the transfer window opens next month, but only at the right price.

Bordeaux dismiss Chamakh Arsenal transfer

Bordeaux president Jean-Louis Triaud has rubbished reports Marouane Chamakh is set for a January move to Arsenal as a replacement for the injured Robin van Persie.

Obertan targets regular Manchester United spot

Manchester United new-boy Gabriel Obertan has given himself a year to become an Old Trafford regular.

Manchester United show Chamakh interest

Manchester United have been tracking the performances of Marouane Chamakh and could make a move for the Moroccan in January according to reports.

And everyone said the big clubs would have it easy...

At the European Cup draw, the continent's heavyweights seemed to have a stroll through to the knockout stages. So what went wrong? Pete Jenson on five titans fighting for survival this week

Bayern receive boost ahead of Frankfurt match

An interesting statistic: Louis Van Gaal, coach at Bayern Munich, has exactly the same record in the Bundesliga as his predecessor, Jurgen Klinsmann, had at this point last season. He will be hoping to move out of the former coach's shadow, however, with a win at home to Eintracht Frankfurt tomorrow.

Champions League round-up: Pato stars to leave Raul and mighty Madrid in the shade

The competition was given an overdue shot in the arm last night when two of the game's heavyweights, with 16 European Cups between them, fought out a thriller at the Bernabéu, Milan coming from behind to edge an ill-tempered yet dramatic clash 3-2 and leapfrog Real Madrid to go top of Group C.

Wine tasting in Provence: Sipping just a splash away from the Med

Ten minutes from Nice lies Bellet, a little-known but notable wine region

Obertan in action for Manchester United

Manchester United new-boy Gabriel Obertan will make his long-awaited appearance in Red Devils colours at Hyde tonight.

Bayern hit by 'serious' Robben injury

Bayern Munich coach Louis van Gaal has revealed the injury Arjen Robben picked up in last night's goalless Champions League draw with Juventus is serious.

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