Published On: Fri, Nov 16th, 2012

Paper Talk: Chelsea to sign new Brazil star, Villa striker admires Arsenal, Liverpool ready to let midfielder go

Touchline Talk looks through today’s biggest newspaper gossip, transfer speculation and stories.

Manchester United defender Patrice Evra has stated Mario Balotelli wants to leave City and move back to Serie ADaily Mirror

Chelsea are set to sign Brazil defender Wallace for a reported £4.4 million – ESPN

Liverpool have told Stewart Downing that he is can leave in the January transfer window – Daily Mirror

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers has also had to deny any arguments that may have taken place with Raheem Sterling over the extension of his contract – Sky Sports

Aston Villa striker Christian Benteke has supposedly stated his admiration of Arsenal and also thought his current club were based in LondonThe Sun

Wayne Rooney has admitted his footballing hero is Diego Maradona, who famously handled the ball to score against England in the 1986 World Cup – Daily Star

A 14-year old goalkeeper, who suffers from Tourette’s syndrome, has been banned by the Hertfordshire FA for swearing at an official – Daily Mirror

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