Here is all of Wednesday’s transfer gossip and paper talk...
Liverpool have approached Russian side Anzhi Makhachkala over a possible deal to sign their giant striker Lacina Traore. (Metro)
QPR want Nicolas Anelka to fire them away from the relegation zone. West Ham ave also shown an interest in the 33-year-old, who has not settled at Shanghai Shenhua since leaving Chelsea last season. (The Sun)
Joey Barton wants to make his loan move from QPR to French outfit Marseille permanent. (The Sun)
Chelsea target Wilfried Bony has encouraged the European champions to bid for him in January after revealing it would be a 'great honour' to join them. (Daily Mail)
AC Milan have stepped up their attempts to beat Chelsea and Manchester City to Pep Guardiola. San Siro officials have made discreet overtures to the former Barcelona manager with regards to becoming their next boss. (Daily Mail)
Swedish superstar Zlatan Ibrahimovic has urged Steven Gerrard to quit Liverpool and join a ‘big international club’. (Daily Mirror)
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