TODAY'S gossip column does not make good reading for David Moyes and Manchester United fans... David Moyes will bid again for Athletic Bilbao midfielder Ander Herrera, 24, and Everton defender Leighton Baines, 28, in January to try to restore Manchester United's crumbling reputation as a major player in the transfer market says the Daily Mail.
MANCHESTER United failed in a bid to sign Netherlands midfielder Wesley Sneijder, 29, according to his Turkish club Galatasaray. That's from the Metro.
THE RED Devils also made a last-gasp attempt to pip Arsenal to the signing of Ozil according to the Daily Mirror.
THE DAILY Telegraph reports that a phone call from the multi-lingual Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger convinced attacking midfielder Mesut Ozil, 24, to move to the Emirates from Real Madrid.
TOTTENHAM chairman Daniel Levy was also on the blower. The Daily Express carries that story that Levy called Real Madrid president Florentino Perez in a bid to stop him selling Ozil to Arsenal.
ARSENAL were left frustrated on transfer deadline night after Chelsea blocked the proposed move of striker Demba Ba, 28, who was set to join the Gunners on loan. That's from the Daily Mail.
HULL City manager Steve Bruce is furious with West Bromwich Albion says the Daily Telegraph, after his £5m move for striker Shane Long, 26, was scrapped 70 minutes before the transfer deadline.
LEEDS boss Brian McDermott is ready to make a move for Birmingham winger Chris Burke, 29, when the loan window opens on Sunday according to the Daily Star.