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Transfer Talk: Featuring Courtois, Lampard and Zaha

Chelsea, Man Utd, Barcelona, LA Galaxy, Stoke City, Swansea and West Ham all feature...

All the latest transfer news from the past 24 hours...

We start our Sunday round-up of the latest transfer gossip with news that Frank Lampard may leave Chelsea in January.

Major League Soccer side LA Galaxy are extremely interested and have reportedly agreed terms with Lampard but are still in negotiations with Chelsea about when the England international with arrive in America.

The MLS side who want Lampard to join now but Chelsea are keen to hold on to Lampard until the end of the season.

Over in Spain, Barcelona are eyeing either Thibaut Courtois or Pepe Reina as they look to replace Victor Valdes after the Spanish keeper made his intentions known over a new contract.

Courtois has enjoyed a two-year loan spell with Atletico Madrid from Chelsea, whilst Reina is reportedly keen to leave Liverpool.

Manchester United move for Wilfried Zaha has collapsed with the 20-year-old set to stay with Crystal Palace until the summer, United have offered the Championship side £10m but they are holding out for a bigger amount.

Bayern Munich's new coach (for next season) Pep Guardiola is set to make Luis Suarez and Radamel Falcao his first signing as he looks to create something similar to his Barcelona team that won 14 out of 19 titles.

Stoke City have told Swansea that it will take a bid of £4.5m if they want to sign Trinidad and Tobago striker Kenwyne Jones.

West Ham United are yet to agree a deal with Mohamed Diame and it is expected that the talented midfielder will join Arsenal over the summer.

And finally, one for the future, Will Hughes of Derby Country has attracted huge interest this season but it looks more than likely he will arrive at Man City as the Premier League made initial moves for the 17-year-old.

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