Monday’s transfer rumour gossip.
West Ham, who have failed to score in six out of their 10 Premier League games this season, are preparing a bid for 28-year-old striker Chelsea striker Demba Ba – Daily Mirror
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has been given permission to bring in another striker in January after Samuel Eto’o, 32 and Fernando Torres, 29, scored just one goal apiece in his side’s first 10 Premier League games – Daily Mail
Arsenal and Tottenham could be ready to step up their efforts to buy Alexandre Pato, 24, after Brazilian club Corinthians said they would be prepared to sell the striker in January – Daily Star
Stoke, Hull, Sunderland and Crystal Palace have all been linked with a move for Arsenal striker Nicklas Bendtner, 25, in the January transfer window – Metro
Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez appeared to cast doubt over his future at Old Trafford by retweeting a story featuring quotes from Mexico team-mate Carlos Vela, in which the former Arsenal striker said Hernandez would need to leave United for regular first-team football – Daily Telegraph