Tuesday’s news and transfer rumour gossip.
Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal is preparing a bid for Fiorentina’s Colombia World Cup wide man Juan Cuadrado, 26, who is unhappy in Italy – (Daily Star)
Striker Emmanuel Adebayor, 30, has returned to Tottenham after compassionate leave but is expected to be farmed out on loan in the January transfer window – (Daily Mirror)
Atletico Madrid want to re-sign Chelsea striker Fernando Torres, 30, on loan at AC Milan, but only if he comes for free – (Daily Mail)
Real Madrid may have to pay another 3m euros if they want to sign Brazilian midfielder Lucas Silva, with his club Cruzeiro demanding 15m euros for the 21-year-old – (Marca)
Arsenal are considering a double swoop for Roma striker Mattia Destro, 23, and Napoli midfielder Marek Hamsik, 27, in the January transfer window but need to sell first – (Metro)