Here is all of Tuesday's transfer gossip and paper talk...
Manchester City could enter the fray to sign Real Madrid's French youngster Raphael Varane. The 19-year-old, who can play as either a defender or midfielder, has become a regular this season. (Daily Express)
Brazilian striker Neymar, 20, is set to disappoint Chelsea, Barcelona and Real Madrid by staying with Santos in his native country until at least the 2014 World Cup. (The Sun)
Stuart Pearce is facing an uncertain future as the England Under-21 manager after preliminary talks about whether the Football Association wants him to stay in the job were put off until the summer. (The Guardian)
West Brom midfielder Steven Reid says their squad will only accept striker Peter Odemwingie back if the club order them to. Odemwingie, 31, drove to Loftus Road on transfer deadline day in an apparent attempt to negotiate a move to QPR without West Brom's permission. (Daily Mirror)
QPR are still locked in a pay-off dispute with former manager Mark Hughes, who was sacked last November. (Daily Mail)
Manchester United could be without Phil Jones for up to four weeks after the 20-year-old defender was forced out of England's Under 21 international by a bout of shingles. (The Sun)
New QPR signing Loic Remy, 25, could be out for up to two months with the groin strain the French striker picked up in training last week. (Daily Express)
England captain Steven Gerrard, 32, insists that team-mate Ashley Cole deserves respect from all England fans as his fellow 32-year-old left-back waits to earn his 100th cap for his country. (Daily Star)
The owners of Chelsea, Man City and Paris St-Germain have been warned by Uefa that they cannot "cheat" their way around the rules for greater financial stability in football, following the publication of a report showing that combined losses among top European clubs have hit a new record high. (The Times)
David Beckham is at the centre of a political row in France because of his minimum wage deal at new club Paris St-Germain which will see the 37-year-old former England captain pay virtually no tax. (Daily Mail)
Former Barcelona and AC Milan playmaker Ronaldinho, 32, who will be playing for Brazil against England at Wembley on Wednesday night, says that Italy's Paolo Maldini and John Terry are two of the toughest men he has met on a football field. (Daily Mirror)
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