Football rumours from the UK media
The latest gossip and rumours from the newspapers and online:
GABRIEL AGBONLAHOR's Aston Villa career is over with club chiefs fuming after he rejected a transfer deadline-day move to Reading, reports The Sun.
JACK BUTLAND is facing potentially two months out of action in another huge blow for England and Stoke, claims the Telegraph.
Wales forward HAL ROBSON-KANU turned down a £100,000-per-week offer from China to sign for West Brom on deadline day, reports the Daily Mirror.
Sunderland have appealed to FIFA in the hope of gaining special dispensation to sign Boavista goalkeeper MIKA outside the transfer window and are also desperately searching for an unattached striker, according to The Guardian.
The Daily Express claims West Brom manager TONY PULIS is considering his future after a frustrating transfer window.