Football transfer rumours – Wednesday, October 3

TRANSFER rumours and gossip in the football world continue and on Wednesday, October 3, they involve Manchester City, Manchester United, Chelsea, Tottenham and Reading.

Manchester City football development executive Patrick Vieira scouted striker Stevan Jovetic, 22, during Fiorentina’s 2-1 defeat by Inter Milan on Sunday – Full story: talkSPORT

Tottenham Hotspur’s hopes of reviving a bid for midfielder Joao Moutinho in January seem to have been ended by the 26-year-old’s statement that he wants to stay with Porto because he believes in their “project” – Full story: Record (in Portuguese)

Former Chelsea manager Carlo Ancelotti has described Ashley Cole as the “best left-back in the world”, with renewed speculation the 31-year-old could move to Paris Saint-Germain in the summer – Full story: the Guardian

Nottingham Forest goalkeeper Lee Camp, 28, is set to ignore interest from Reading and Southampton and open contract talks with his current side – Full story: Daily Mirror

Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson plans to watch Borussia Dortmund striker Robert Lewandowski, 24, in action against Manchester City on Wednesday ahead of a potential summer move. The Scot is considering selling winger Nani, 25, and centre-forward Javier Hernandez, 24, to fund the deal – Full story: Daily Telegraph