Here is all of Thursday’s transfer gossip and paper talk...
Sir Alex Ferguson pushed Nani closer to the Old Trafford exit door after he singled out the Portuguese winger for losing possession at a key moment during Manchester United's Capital One Cup defeat to Chelsea. (Daily Mail)
Liverpool are finally set to complete a deal for Finland goal machine Joel Pohjanpalo, almost nine months after he turned down a move to the Anfield club. (Metro)
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger wants to raid the Bundesliga again to sign Andre Schurrle from Bayer Leverkusen. (Caughtoffside)
Birmingham's Jack Butland admits he is powerless to control his future with the club in takeover limbo. Everton are said to be keen on the England Under-21 keeper. (Daily Mirror)
West Ham are ready to offer Rio Ferdinand a dramatic return to Upton Park next summer. (Daily Mirror)
Nigel Adkins' future as Southampton manager has been plunged into fresh doubt following the calamitous Capital One Cup defeat at Leeds on Tuesday. And former Saints star Alan Shearer is in the frame to succeed Adkins. (Daily Mail)
And here are the latest tales from talkSPORT.co.uk...