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Manchester City Interested In Edinson Cavani (TRANSFER TALK)

09/01/2013 10:57 GMT | Updated 09/01/2013 11:05 GMT

His name may be misspelt but that doesn't bother Manchester City, whose coach Angelo Gregucci has subtly hinted Edinson Cavani may be of interest to the Premier League club.

First things first though: who is Gregucci? He is in fact the club's defensive coach, having joined in August last year, which isn't great timing after all that three-at-the-back malarky City persisted with.

"I don't know if the club will lay siege to Napoli for Cavani, but every club with a player of the highest level will be courted by bigger clubs," said Gregucci.

"If Cavani should want a new adventure, I expect they'd let him go."

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Some beautiful language in there with "lay siege" and "adventure". Sounds like Romancing the Stone.

The good thing about Cavani cropping up in the rumour mill is we can post the following video. Turn it up to 11.

Heading in the opposite direction (well, Italy anyway) could be Edin 'don't call me supersub' Džeko, who has had enough of being a substitute.

Internazionale are supposedly mulling over a £25m offer for the City striker.

David Beckham's in no rush to make up his mind over where he will next be playing, although the Sun claim the former England captain has been offered a two-year deal to join the Qatar Stars League.

Another retirement home, then.

Thomas Ince could be following in his father's footsteps and playing for Liverpool two years after he left, erm, Liverpool.

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Remember him on Football Italia?

The Anfield club appear willing to re-sign a player they let go for compensation dinero but are haggling over the fee with Blackpool. Mo' moneyball.

Reading are doing their utmost to keep their sinking ship afloat and are now hopeful of signing Manchester United striker Danny Welbeck on loan for the remainder of the season, say the Times.

Welbeck has scored just once this season and is now fourth-choice striker at Old Trafford whereas he was number two last year. Javier Hernández's return to form and that chap Robin van Persie are the reasons why.

Staying with United, the Star claim Rio Ferdinand will commit his future to the club despite interest from the MLS, the Middle East and China. His contract expires at the end of the season.

And Marseille's Loïc Rémy, 26 would prefer a move to Newcastle over his other Premier League suitors QPR. The sinking ship or the sunken ship?