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.
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
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