Tuesday's gossip column - transfers and rumours

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Arsenal right-back Bacary Sagna, 29, is a target for Inter Milan if contract talks with the Gunners do not go well between now and next summer.
Winger Eden Hazard, 21, has revealed Tottenham's failure to finish in the Champions League qualifying positions "tipped the balance" in favour of a move to Chelsea.


Rio Ferdinand, 33, would be open to a return to the England team following John Terry's decision to retire from international football.
Manager Roy Hodgson, 65, has not spoken to the centre-back since he was left out of England's Euro 2012 squad for "football reasons", however, and remains reluctant to call him up.
Rooney has not featured for club or country since being stretchered off against Fulham on 25 August
Rooney has not featured for club or country since being stretchered off against Fulham on 25 August
Ferdinand's Manchester United team-mate Wayne Rooney, 26, has an outside chance of making the substitutes bench for the League Cup match against Newcastle on Tuesday after the striker recovered from a badly gashed leg.
Newcastle centre-back Fabricio Coloccini, 30, and midfielder Cheick Tiote, 26, could start in the game after returning to full fitness.
The Football Association have put forward Wembley to Uefa as the venue for the Euro 2020 final as the governing body's president Michel Platini, 57, is considering a plan to play the tournament in several countries.
Manager Paul Jewell, 47, is to be given more time to improve Ipswich's poor form after the club fell to second-bottom in the Championship table.
Blackburn have identified Match of the Day pundit and former striker Alan Shearer, 42, as their leading candidate to replace 44-year-old manager Steve Kean, if the Scot is sacked.


Three-time former World Player of the Year Ronaldo, 36, is in the running for a new prize - winner of Brazilian television's Celebrity Fit Club.