Here is all of Tuesday’s transfer gossip and paper talk...
Mark Clattenburg has been stood down from taking charge of a game this weekend as the Football Association investigates John Obi Mikel’s allegation that he was racially insulted by the referee during Chelsea's 3-2 defeat by Manchester United at Stamford Bridge on Sunday. (Guardian)
Manchester United are keen on £4million-rated Norway international defender Vegard Forren, who plays for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s Molde. (The Sun)
Arsenal have joined Manchester United in the race to sign highly-rated 18-year-old Crewe striker Max Clayton. (Metro)
Arsenal midfielder Emmanuel Frimpong admits he is not yet ready for a first-team return after seven months out with a serious knee injury and is set to be sent out on loan to gain valuable playing time. (Daily Mirror)
Arsenal are making moves to expand their German scouting network in an effort to unearth the next Lukas Podolski. (Daily Mail)
Stoke striker Cameron Jerome's loan move to Blackburn is in danger of collapsing after the Championship club only offered to cover half of his wages. (Daily Mirror)
Nottingham Forest are set to extend Jermaine Jenas’ loan spell from Tottenham for two more months. (The Sun)
Blackburn are due to hold talks with Harry Redknapp about their vacant manager’s job today. The former Tottenham chief is set to meet with Rovers global advisor Shebby Singh and chief executive Derek Shaw about succeeding Steve Kean. (The Sun)
But Redknapp faces competition for the role from former Blackburn defender Henning Berg, who was interviewed for the job on Monday, while Blackpool manager Ian Holloway is also in contention. (Daily Mail)
And Argentine legend Diego Maradona is also on Blackburn’s radar. (Daily Mirror)
Ipswich are set to install Mick McCarthy as their new manager this week after axing Paul Jewell. (Daily Mirror)
Sven Goran Eriksson could be set for a shock return to English football at League One basement boys Hartlepool. (The Sun)
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