10am Transfer Talk Update: David Villa, Mario Balotelli, Victor Wanyama

Mario Balotelli looks towards manager Roberto Mancini as he is substituted in the Manchester derby on December 9, 2012
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Sports Mole brings you this morning's transfer headlines on the penultimate day of the window.

With the January transfer window closing at 11pm tomorrow, Sports Mole has compiled all of the latest news and rumours doing the rounds on the penultimate day of the market.

This morning's headlines:

Report: City make Villa enquiry
Manchester City are reportedly poised to scupper Arsenal's attempts to sign Barcelona striker David Villa by making their interest in the Spaniard known to the Catalans.

Mancini: 'Balotelli replacement not imminent'
Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini says that the club are not expecting to sign a replacement for striker Mario Balotelli before tomorrow's deadline.

United prepare Wanyama bid
Manchester United are believed to be considering an £8m bid for Celtic midfielder Victor Wanyama.

Stoke target Darren Bent?
Stoke City are reportedly pondering a swoop for out-of-favour Aston Villa striker Darren Bent.

Butland 'rejects Chelsea talks'
Birmingham City goalkeeper Jack Butland is thought to have turned down the chance to speak to Chelsea regarding a transfer because he wants regular first-team football.

Pulis: 'Crouch exit is possible'
Stoke City coach Tony Pulis says that striker Peter Crouch, who is being targeted by Queens Park Rangers, is allowed to leave the club.

Moyes not replacing Fellaini
Everton boss David Moyes insists that the arrival of Leroy Fer does not mean that Marouane Fellaini is on his way out of the club.

Allardyce expects Diame commitment
West Ham United manager Sam Allardyce is confident that Arsenal target Mohamed Diame will remain at Upton Park.

Laudrup unsure of Graham future
Swansea City manager Michael Laudrup suggests that he is open to allowing forward Danny Graham to leave the Liberty Stadium.

Shenhua "shocked" by Drogba transfer
Shanghai Shenhua reveal that Didier Drogba has breached his contract by agreeing a move to Galatasaray.

Redknapp considers Kranjcar reunion?
Queens Park Rangers are believed to be considering a late move for Dynamo Kiev midfielder Nico Kranjcar.

Martinez wants Scharner return
Wigan Athletic manager Roberto Martinez reveals that the club are hoping to bring Paul Scharner back to the Premier League.

Emanuelson confirms Fulham deal
AC Milan midfielder Urby Emanuelson says that he will move to Fulham on a loan deal until the end of the season.

West Ham eye Rat capture
West Ham United are thought to be interested in Shakhtar Donetsk defender Razvan Rat.

Pulis confident on Shea signing
Stoke City are closing in on the capture of FC Dallas winger Brek Shea.

Sunderland waiting on double bid
Sunderland boss Martin O'Neill reveals that the club have lodged offers for two players.

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