Transfer Talk: Russell to replace Zaha, Anelka seals Juve move

All the latest news and gossip as transfer deadline day draws near.

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Transfer activity slowed down over the weekend as some actual matches took place.

Ian Holloway wants to bring bring one Dundee United ace in to replace his departing winger 'Wilf' Zaha.

Pat Fenlon is hoping to complete moves for two players before the end of the window.

It wouldn't be Transfer Talk if there wasn't some mention of Gary Hooper, guess who fancies a bid for him.

Meanwhile Nicolas Anelka, a man no stranger to a transfer, has joined Juventus and could face Celtic in the Champions League.

Elsewhere the English clubs are scrambling to do some deals before transfer deadline day.

Deals at home

Eagles line up Russell as long term replacement for Man United bound Zaha
Ian Holloway wants Johnny Russell to hear his words of wisdom (Daily Mail)

Fenlon hoping to get Robertson and Claros signed
Hibs hope to sign both players before the end of the transfer window (The Scotsman)

Norwich ready £7m offer for Celtic star Hooper as other targets move out of reach
The Premier League side are set to make a fresh bid for the English striker (Daily Mail)

Hearts make loan offer for Sunderland striker Ryan Noble
The Sunderland forward is a Tynecastle target according to Sky Sports.

Victor Wanyama will leave Celtic, say Kenyan FA
The midfielder will be off this month, so says Kenyan FA president Sam Nyamweya (Scotsman)

Anelka seals move to Juve
The well-travelled striker could face Celtic in the last 16 of the Champions League (Evening Times)

It's time to spend

Cash out: Aston Villa loaning big-money flops Alan Hutton and Stephen Warnock
West Ham will get Warnock and Hutton heading to Spain as Villa look to get £40k per week spare parts off the wage bill (Daily Mirror)

Liverpool FC agree £8.5m fee for Philippe Coutinho
The Brazilian is set to swap Milan for Merseyside (Daily Post)

Levy preparing third bid to bring Schalke's Holtby to Spurs before January window closes
Spurs are ready to sign the German Under-21 midfielder (Daily Mail)

Moyes expecting new signings
The Everton boss wants to add to his squad.

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