FOOTBALL RUMOURS - Dec 23 - Vardy to Man City or Chelsea?, Flamini to leave Arsenal, Cherries want Iturbe

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The latest rumours doing the rounds in the world of football on Wednesday, December 23...

The future of Leicester City star Jamie Vardy remains a big talking point as he continues to inspire the Foxes’ remarkable season.

Vardy is being linked with moves to big clubs all over Europe, with Manchester City and Chelsea both having made enquiries - Telegraph

Yesterday it was reported Chelsea want Pep Guardiola as their next boss, but today it seems Roberto Mancini is on their radar too - Daily Star

On the pitch, Chelsea also want to recruit and Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Alex Teixeira could be the subject of a £30m move when the transfer windo opens next week - Daily Star

Arsenal midfielder Mathieu Flamini could leave the Gunners for a second time in the summer when his contract comes to an end - Mirror

A former Gunner, Ashley Cole, is still fit and raring to go and LA Galaxy could be about to tempt him to the MLS - The Sun

Bournemouth have recorded some impressive results in recent weeks but with striker Calum Wilson sill out they’re keen to add more firepower. Juan Iturbe couldbe answer if he can be tempted from Roma - Bournemouth Echo

Experienced midfielder Steve Sidwell might tempt a few clubs as he could be about to leave Stoke City - TalkSport

Arsenal and Liverpool might be about to dip into League One to secure some young English talent, with Coventry City’s James Maddison interesting both clubs - Independent

Big money signing Jeremain Lens has admitted he could look to leave Sunderland in January after failing for force his way into manager Sam Allardyce’s team - Guardian

Remi Garde is interested in signing Bordeaux winger Wahbi Khazri and Monaco midfielder Jeremy Toulalan to help provide spark to Aston Villa’s doomed season - Daily Mail