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Departures Lounge: Will Marchisio be asked to solve United's midfield problems?

Plus, the latest on Shane Long and Aiden McGeady.

image(Claudio Marchisio is believed to be on United’s wishlist – Felice Calabro’/AP/Press Association Images)

Will it happen?

imageDefoe set to go: The Tottenham striker looks to have grown tired of life on the bench, as he’s reportedly set to sign a lucrative contract with Toronto, in a deal believed to be worth £6million, with the club advertising the fact that they have landed a ‘big deal,’ via a video on their website.

Zaha wants to go: Manchester United winger Wilfried Zaha is reportedly desperate to go out on loan, as he hopes to maintain his fading hopes of a World Cup spot in the England squad.

Lamela poised for speedy Spurs exit: The youngster could be on his way out of White Hart Lane already, with Juventus considering a bid for the star.

Will it happen?

imageUnited look to Claudio Marchisio: The club are reportedly preparing a £20million bid for the 27-year-old Juventus and Italy midfielder.

Shane Long not keen on Hull move: The Ireland star’s wife has suggested Long is firmly against the idea of moving clubs, according to her Twitter account.

Virgil van Dijk in demand: The 22-year-old Celtic star is reportedly attracting interest from both Manchester City and Arsenal.

Will it happen?

imageCheikhou Kouyate on his way to England? The Anderlecht defender has spoken to both Liverpool and Arsenal, according to his agent.

Remy Cabella hoping for Newcastle deal: Unsurprisingly, the Magpies are considering signing another Frenchman, with Cabella recently suggesting he wants to move to the Premier League.

Irish deal of the day

We’ve already mentioned Shane Long, but fellow Ireland international Aiden McGeady looks closer to a move with Everton.

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