Paper Talk: Arsene plotting Madrid raid, Chelsea want EPL star, City in for Blues target, more…

Touchline Talk’s Paper Talk brings you the latest news and rumours from the back pages of today’s daily newspapers and online gossip columns. Read on to find out the latest about your club!

Chelsea are plotting a £30million raid for Everton’s Marouane Fellaini after the Belgian revealed he could quit Goodison Park. – Daily Mail

Mario Balotelli is set to leave Manchester City to make way for Atletico Madrid goal machine and Chelsea target Radamel Falcao. – The Sun

Arsene Wenger is plotting a raid for Real Madrid star Alvaro Morata after seeing him score at the weekend to give his side a 2-1 win over Levante. – Daily Mirror

Jose Mourinho is eyeing a sensational £20million bid for Crystal Palace’s Wilfried Zaha as interest in the youngster continues to grow.The Sun

Manchester United are continuing their pursuit of Porto superstar James Rodriguez. Reports claim the Red Devils have scouted the Porto forward seven times this season. – The Sun

West Ham United are plotting to bring former Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City, Bolton and Arsenal star Nicolas Anelka back to the Premier League. – Daily Mirror

Olivier Giroud believes he has started to justify his £12million price tag and has set himself a target of 15 Premier League goals this season. – The Sun

Rio Ferdinand’s future is up in the air after delaying talks on a new deal until the summer. – Daily Mail

Arsenal are set to let Emmanuel Frimpong leave the club when his contract expires at the end of the season. – Daily Mirror

Sunderland are set to ship £8million flop Conor Wickham out on loan with Sheffield Wednesday favourites to sign him. – Daily Mirror

West Ham United defender Winston Reid is close to signing a new five-year deal with the newly promoted Hammers. – Daily Mail

Shola Ameobi is set to win his first cap for Nigeria at the age of 31 after becoming tired of waiting for a chance to represent England. – Daily Mail

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