Here is all of Monday’s transfer gossip and paper talk...
Chelsea will give Daniel Sturridge a £1.5million golden goodbye to ensure he pushes through a move to Liverpool. The clubs have agreed a £12million fee for the striker, who underwent a medical on Sunday and is expected to sign a three-and-a-half year deal in the next 24 hours. (Daily Mail)
And Manchester City will receive a £1.7million cheque from Chelsea when Sturridge completes his switch to Anfield. (The Sun)
Jose Bosingwa will lead a QPR clear-out. Djibril Cisse, Samba Diakite and Stephane Mbia are also facing the axe by Harry Redknapp. (Daily Mail)
Nigel Adkins is lining up a January raid on south coast rivals Brighton for winger Will Buckley, with the Southampton boss ready to offer £2million for the 24-year-old when the transfer window reopens. (Daily Mirror)
Paul Lambert is willing to risk the wrath of old club Norwich again with a move for Steve Morison. The Aston Villa boss wants striker Morison, 29, to provide back-up for targetman Christian Benteke. (Daily Mirror)
Celtic are poised to go head to head with Premier League duo West Ham United and Norwich City in the race for Kilmarnock’s Liam Kelly. (Daily Mail)
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