Football rumours from the UK media
The latest gossip and rumours from the newspapers and online:
West Ham want to bring Sunderland striker JERMAIN DEFOE, 34, back to the club, according to the Sun.
Defoe could be needed to replace SIMONE ZAZA, with the Daily Mirror reporting he is close to joining Valencia on loan.
The Daily Express reports that Chelsea could turn to Manchester City's JOE HART if THIBAUT COURTOIS joins Real Madrid.
Liverpool will allow LUCAS LEIVA to join Inter Milan on loan for the rest of the season, according to the Guardian.
Everton have agreed a deal to sign Charlton's teenage forward ADEMOLA LOOKMAN and are preparing a bid for West Brom's SAIDO BERAHINO, the Sun reports.