Liverpool to bid for £10m Zaha
LIVERPOOL manager Kenny Dalglish has put in a personal call to Crystal Palace manager Dougie Freedman over the availability of striker Wilfried Zaha.
The Reds are in the running to sign the £10m-rated forward having kept tabs on the England Under-19 international for 18 months.
Dalglish has contacted Freedman with regards to the Anfield club's interest in Zaha. During the phone call, Dalglish asked the Eagles manager more about the 19-year-old's character than his footballing ability.
JUVENTUS are planning a move for Manchester City's out-of-favour defender Aleksandar Kolarov.
The 26-year-old Serbia left-back, who joined City from Lazio in a £16m deal in 2010, has started just five Premier League games this season.
QPR manager Mark Hughes will attempt to make Tottenham unsettled midfielder Steven Pienaar his first signing.
The South African has grown frustrated at his lack of first-team chances at White Hart Lane, and manager Harry Redknapp is willing to let him go 12 months after signing him from Everton for £2m.
WEST BROM are targeting 27-year-old Wolsburg striker Patrick Helmes. Helmes signed for the club just over a year ago in a £7m deal from from Bayer Leverkusen. If Baggies boss Roy Hodgson gets Helmes, who has 13 caps, he is likely to come on loan ahead of a permanent move in the summer.
NEWCASTLE boss Alan Pardew is set to miss out on £6m-rated striker Luuk de Jong.
The Newcastle boss has been watching the 21-year-old Dutch star but his club, FC Twente, are refusing to sell.
Hull City manager Nick Barmby wants his first signing to be Manchester United's Joshua King. The 19-year-old Norwegian forward could arrive on loan in time to face Peterborough tomorrow.