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We can understand why Louis van Gaal might want to bring in further defensive reinforcements in January, and we can also see why, if Gerard Pique was available for £20m, United would be very keen.

That is certainly the opinion of the Daily Star, who claim that the Spanish central defender may move to Old Trafford in January, just six years after he left the club for £5m.

Pique has suffered a loss of status at Barcelona under Luis Enrique, but given that Barca are banned from buying any replacements under their transfer ban, would they really leave themselves with Javier Mascherano and Jeremy Mathieu as their only first-team options?


We're not exactly sure that what Liverpool need to steady the ship is a 17-year-old in midfield, but the Daily Mirror today claim that Porto's Ruben Neves is on Brendan Rodgers' radar.

In fairness, Neves is meant to be the bees knees, a central midfielder capable of breaking up opposition attacks but also possessing an impressive range of passing. He has already played for Portugal's Under-21 side and made seven league appearances for Porto this season.

The paper believe that Liverpool have already scouted Neves three times this season, but will face competition from Juventus in order to sign the midfielder. Watch this space.


The Daily Mirror today go big on the story that QPR could offload Rio Ferdinand as early as January after a string of unimpressive performances. He was dropped for the match against Liverpool on Sunday.

Redknapp signed Ferdinand this summer despite opposition within the club, and it seems that the cynics may have been spot on. The paper report that Ferdinand, who turns 36 next month, will be told to find a new club in the next transfer window, with the club searching for a younger replacement. Porto's Rolando and West Ham's Winston Reid are both mentioned.

"Rio has always been a class act and signing a player like him will give the whole place a lift," said Redknapp when signing the defender. Well that went well.


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Hahaha as I said that I just saw Pique almost score an own goal against Ajax!
- shea666

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