A FORMER Chelsea striker could be at the centre of a tug of war between two Premier League clubs this month.
Liverpool and Spurs are both considering a move for former Chelsea forward Salomon Kalou with the 28-year-old Lille player set to move back to the Premier League, according to the Daily Mirror.
The news comes as the transfer window continues to hot up.
One player who is certain to be in demand is Tom Ince.
the Blackpool winger has been watched by a number of clubs, including Newcastle United.
But the Mirror says wealthy French club Monaco are keen to sign up the England Under-21 winger in a bargain deal with the 21-year-old’s contract with the Championship side due to expire in the summer.
Other transfer stories:
Norwich are hoping to revive a deal for Everton defender John Heitinga, 31, who last week abandoned a move to West Ham. Full story: Daily Mail
But the Hammers have signed Roger Johnson from Wolves on loan until the end of the season – Sky Sports
Bayern Munich striker Mario Mandzukic, 27 is being monitored by Manchester United and Arsenal after the German side confirmed that Robert Lewandowski will join the club at the end of the season, putting his place in the team under threat. Full story: Daily Express
Cardiff manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has moved to make former Manchester United academy players Magnus Wolff Eikrem, 23, and Mats Moller Daehli, 18, his first signings. Midfielder Eikrem is due to arrive from Heerenveen for £2m with Daehil coming from his former club Molde. Full story: Daily Mail
Derby chief executive Sam Rush has told suitors of teenage midfielder Will Hughes, who are believed to include Liverpool, Arsenal and Manchester United, that the 18-year-old will not be leaving Pride Park in January. Full story: Daily Star
Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert admits his squad lacks a creative link between midfield and attack and insists he has identified potential players, who are expected to include Norwich’s Wes Hoolahan, 31, and Porto’s Steven Defour, 25. Full story: Birmingham Mail