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Paper Chase: Moyes views Vermaelen as Vidic replacement

David Moyes has targeted Arsenal misfit Thomas Vermaelen to replace Manchester United hero Nemanja Vidic.

Thomas Vermaelen has just started just three league games for Arsenal this season.

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David Moyes has targeted Arsenal misfit Thomas Vermaelen to replace Manchester United hero Nemanja Vidic.

Manchester United's red-faced stars held a crisis meeting after their Champions League defeat to Olympiakos.

Liverpool have stepped up their interest in £8.5million Austria centre-back Martin Hinteregger.

Tottenham are eyeing James Milner as Manchester City make him sweat on a deal.

Roberto Martinez has rejected Roy Keane's claim that Everton are too open against the big boys.

Stoke City ace Matthew Etherington is quitting the club after just five starts this term.

Georgios Samaras could make a Premier League return as he stalls on a new Celtic deal.

Malky Mackay says he hopes to return to Premier League management in the summer.

Sunderland are set to offer Gus Poyet a new deal - after just five months in charge.



Tim Sherwood's future as Tottenham boss was cast into fresh doubt on Sunday night after he took a swipe at his chairman.

Tottenham will sign France center-half Jeremy Mathieu from Valencia if Jan Vertonghen leaves this summer.

Bacary Sagna will give Arsenal one last chance to persuade him to stay after demanding a three-year deal worth £120,000 a week plus a £6m signing-on free and a testimonial.

David Moyes believes Manchester United duo Phil Jones and Chris Smalling will be England's next big central defensive partnership.



Manchester United will sign 16-year-old attacking midfielder Dimitri Oberlin Mfomo when his current deal at FC Zurich expires at the end of the season.

Southampton are plotting a cut-price £2m bid for Juventus striker Fabio Quagliarella.

Georgios Samaras could make a Premier League return as he continues to stall on a new Celtic deal.

Ipswich boss Mick McCarthy has been warned by the club's money-men to cut his budget by £3m.

Joey O'Brien hopes to boost West Ham's Premier League run-in despite shoulder surgery in January.



Felix Magath will hammer his squad with a week of defensive drills after Cardiff put three goals past his Fulham side.

Tim Sherwood admits the boardroom 'silence is deafening' at Tottenham and fears he will be ousted from his job in the summer.

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini accused his players of complacency after they crashed out of the FA Cup to Wigan.

Manchester United are set to be handed a major financial boost with the announcement of a new 10-year world-record kit deal with Nike worth £600m.



Manchester United manager David Moyes will bid £30m to sign Southampton pair Adam Lallana and Luke Shaw.