Chelsea close on Guarin deal

Each day we’ll bring you the very latest tabloid rumors as the biggest clubs around splash the cash to bolster their rosters. True or not, they’re always entertaining…

Juventus have joined the queue of Serie A clubs ready to take Tottenham misfit Erik Lamela back to Italy.

Benfica are ready to do a double deal with Chelsea to help ease the financial crisis facing the Portuguese giants.

Serbian winger Lazar Markovic and Nemanja Matic are the players mooted.

Gianfranco Zola could be offered a quickfire return to management in his native Italy with Bologna.

Ross Barkley is not for sale at any price, even if an offer eclipsed the £86million world record fee Real Madrid paid for Gareth Bale.

Tony Pulis wants to ship out players in January to start his revamp of the Crystal Palace squad.

Arsene Wenger was left fuming on Monday night after failing to end Jose Mourinho’s hold over him at the Emirates.

Daniel Levy took a massive gamble on Monday night by handing Tim Sherwood the manager’s job at Tottenham.

West Ham have offered Ghana striker Asamoah Gyan £100,000 a week to save their season.

Malky Mackay fears Cardiff’s survival hopes will shatter if the club’s dirty linen continues to be washed in public.

Inter Milan star Fredy Guarin is in talks to join Chelsea in a £12.5million deal.

Southampton are eying a shock move to sign former Arsenal striker Carlos Vela from Real Sociedad.

Steve Bruce has vowed to keep his stars after Everton were linked with a £6million bid for Hull City center-back Curtis Davies.

Arsene Wenger’s Jose jinx continued as Arsenal missed the chance to go top of the tree for Christmas.

Tottenham stunned the football world on Monday night by naming Tim Sherwood as manager until the end of next season.

Tim Sherwood was on Monday night handed his dream chance to prove he can be a Premier League manager when Spurs put him in charge for the next 18 months.

Arsenal ‘s three-month reign as Premier League pacesetters came to an end on Monday night when they were held by Chelsea in an ill-tempered 0-0 draw at The Emirates.

Tim Sherwood was on Monday night named as Tottenham manager until the end of next season after impressing Daniel Levy in his first week in charge.

Arsenal missed the chance to take a step closer to the title on Monday night by failing to move back to the top of the Premier League.

Everton Ribeiro will spurn the advances of Real Madrid to fulfill his dream of joining Manchester United.

West Brom are pulling out all the stops to try and hang on to Shane Long.

Arsenal and Manchester United target Angel Di Maria insists he is not looking to leave Real Madrid after being linked with a switch to Tottenham in the upcoming transfer window.

Arsenal blew their chance to go top of the Premier League on Monday night.

Everton insist they would turn down a world record £86m bid for Ross Barkley in January.

Malky Mackay has warned that the simmering row between him and Vincent Tan, the Cardiff owner, could threaten the Premier League club’s survival.

Roberto Martinez has ruled out selling midfielder Ross Barkley next month, even if Everton receive a "Gareth Bale-size" offer for the young England international.

Tim Sherwood was surprisingly handed an 18-month contract as Tottenham head coach after two meetings on Monday to resolve difference with the club.

Roberto Martinez has given an early indication of Everton’s resolve to enjoy the best years of Ross Barkley, the attacking midfielder, by valuing him at more than £80million.

Tim Sherwood has been appointed as Andre Villas-Boas’ permanent successor at Tottenham on an 18-month contract after a day of negotiations with the chairman, Daniel Levy.

Roberto Martinez has said Everton would not consider selling Ross Barkley in January even if the club received an offer similar to the world record £86million that took Gareth Bale to Real Madrid.

Jose Mourinho admitted he was satisfied with a point after Arsenal and Chelsea both missed out on the chance to be top or joint-top of the Premier League at Christmas following a drab 0-0 draw at the Emirates.

Tottenham on Monday night appointed Tim Sherwood as their new manager with a contract until the end of next season, a strong show of faith in the coach who has overseen their last two games since the sacking of Andre Villas-Boas.