Emmanuel Riviere to stay at Newcastle
L’Equipe reports that Emmanuel Riviere is not going to leave Newcastle this month. The striker, who is out of favour under Steve McClaren, has been linked with a move to Ligue 1 side Lille. However, LOSC are closing in on a deal for Eder of Swansea, which means they have dropped their interest in Riviere.
Darron Gibson to stay at Everton
Sunderland and Aston Villa are to miss out on Darron Gibson, the Mirror reports at 9:01am on their live transfer blog. The Everton midfielder has been hoping to leave this month, with Villa and Sunderland hoping to bring him in. However, the report indicates that Everton will keep ahold of him until the summer, and then let him leave on a free transfer.
Swansea looking at Reading midfielder
Swansea City are looking at Reading midfielder Danny Williams, Sky Sports report at 9:38am. The Swans are keen to sign a new midfielder today, and the 26-year-old USA international has emerged as a target with house to go before the end of the transfer window.
Conflicting reports on Crystal Palace
Sky Sports have claimed at 9:20am that Mo Diame is a target of Crystal Palace. The Hull midfielder would bring added covered to Slaven Bilic’s midfield, but that report is conflicted by the Mirror, who state that Alan Pardew is not in for Diame. However, that report indicates that the Eagles could sign an unnamed player today.