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Stewart Information Services to Increase Annual Cash Dividend to $1.00

HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–

Stewart Information Services Corp. (STC) (“Stewart”), a leading provider of real estate services, including global residential and commercial title insurance, escrow and settlement services, lender services, underwriting, specialty insurance and other solutions that facilitate successful real estate transactions, today announced that its Board of Directors has approved an increase in the Company’s cash dividend payable to common shareholders from $0.10 per share annually to $1.00 per share to be paid quarterly at a rate of $0.25 per share beginning in the second quarter of this year. The Company’s existing share repurchase authorization will remain in effect and be used opportunistically based on various factors such as the Company’s stock price, operational performance and other relevant criteria.

“Today’s dividend increase highlights the solid progress we have made toward transforming Stewart and reflects our confidence in the Company’s ability to deliver solid cash flow in 2015 and beyond,” said Matthew W. Morris, Chief Executive Officer. “We continue to engage our shareholders regarding our capital return strategy. Given the continued progress in our business, we are pleased to be in a position to advance a competitive and sustainable dividend policy alongside our share repurchase program. Going forward, we will remain committed to returning meaningful amounts of capital to shareholders on a regular basis while also maintaining our ratings and a capital base that supports the growth in our business.”

The continuation of the quarterly cash dividend is subject to certain factors, including, among others, the ability to obtain excess capital from Stewart’s regulated insurance subsidiary, the performance of the Company’s business, the Company’s ratings and the capital surplus position of the Company.

About Stewart

Stewart Information Services Corp. (NYSE:STC) is a customer-focused, global title insurance and real estate services company offering products and services through our direct operations, network of approved agencies and other companies within the Stewart family. Stewart provides these services to homebuyers and sellers; residential and commercial real estate professionals; mortgage lenders and servicers; title agencies and real estate attorneys; home builders; and United States and county governments. Stewart also provides loan origination and servicing support; loan review services; loss mitigation; REO asset management; collateral valuations; due diligence for capital markets; home and personal insurance services; tax-deferred exchanges; and technology to streamline the real estate process. Stewart offers personalized service, industry expertise and customized solutions for virtually any type of real estate transaction, and is the preferred real estate services provider. More information can be found at http://www.stewart.com/news, subscribe to the Stewart blog at http://blog.stewart.com or follow Stewart on Twitter @stewarttitleco.

Forward-looking statements

Certain statements in this news release are “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such forward-looking statements relate to future, not past, events and often address our expected future business and financial performance. These statements often contain words such as “expect,” “anticipate,” “intend,” “plan,” “believe,” “seek,” “will,” “foresee” or other similar words. Forward-looking statements by their nature are subject to various risks and uncertainties that could cause our actual results to be materially different than those expressed in the forward-looking statements. These risks and uncertainties include, among other things, the tenuous economic conditions; adverse changes in the level of real estate activity; changes in mortgage interest rates, existing and new home sales, and availability of mortgage financing; our ability to respond to and implement technology changes, including the completion of the implementation of our enterprise systems; the impact of unanticipated title losses or the need to strengthen our policy loss reserves; any effect of title losses on our cash flows and financial condition; the impact of vetting our agency operations for quality and profitability; changes to the participants in the secondary mortgage market and the rate of refinancing that affects the demand for title insurance products; regulatory non-compliance, fraud or defalcations by our title insurance agencies or employees; our ability to timely and cost-effectively respond to significant industry changes and introduce new products and services; the outcome of pending litigation; the impact of changes in governmental and insurance regulations, including any future reductions in the pricing of title insurance products and services; our dependence on our operating subsidiaries as a source of cash flow; the continued realization of expense savings from our cost management program; our ability to successfully integrate acquired businesses; our ability to access the equity and debt financing markets when and if needed; our ability to grow our international operations; and our ability to respond to the actions of our competitors. These risks and uncertainties, as well as others, are discussed in more detail in our documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including the Form 10-K, our quarterly reports on Form 10-Q, and our Current Reports on Form 8-K. We expressly disclaim any obligation to update any forward-looking statements contained in this news release to reflect events or circumstances that may arise after the date hereof, except as may be required by applicable law.

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Stewart Information Services Corp.

John Arcidiacono, 713-625-8019

Chief Marketing Officer

jarcidia@stewart.com

Nat Otis, 713-625-8360

Director-Investor Relations

nat.otis@stewart.com […]

Greece to seek loan extension from Euro zone

By Lefteris Papadimas and Jan Strupczewski

ATHENS/BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Greece is expected to ask on Thursday for an extension to its “loan agreement” with the euro zone as it faces running out of cash within weeks, but it must overcome resistance from sceptical partners led by Germany.

With Greece’s bailout programme due to expire in little more than a week, the government of leftist Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras urgently needs to secure a financial lifeline to keep the country afloat beyond late next month.

Financial markets rallied after Athens said on Wednesday it would submit a request to extend the loan agreement for up to six months, hoping this signalled a last minute compromise to avert a Greek bankruptcy and exit from the euro zone.

EU paymaster Germany and fellow euro zone governments have insisted that no such deal is on the table and Athens must seek an extension to its full bailout, the very programme that Tsipras promised to ditch when he was elected last month.

German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble has poured scorn on suggestions that Athens could negotiate an extension of euro zone funding without making any promises to push on with budget cuts and economic reforms.

But on Wednesday he indicated there may be some possibility of a compromise. “Our room for manoeuvre is limited,” he said during a debate in Berlin, adding, “We must keep in mind that we have a huge responsibility to keep Europe stable.”

Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis expressed confidence on Wednesday that euro zone finance ministers would approve the Athens government proposal in a teleconference on Friday. “The application will be written in such a way so that it will satisfy both the Greek side and the president of the Eurogroup,” he said.

FINANCES IN PERIL

Greece’s finances are in peril. It is burning through its cash reserves and could run out of money by the end of March without fresh funds, a person familiar with the figures said. The person said Athens had enough to repay a 1.5 billion euro instalment to the International Monetary Fund next month but would struggle to pay public sector salaries and pensions in April.

Likewise its banks are dependent on emergency funding controlled by the European Central Bank. The ECB agreed on Wednesday to raise a cap on funding available under the Emergency Liquidity Assistance scheme to 68.3 billion euros (£50.4 billion), a person familiar with the ECB talks said.

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That was a rise of just 3.3 billion euros, below what Greece had requested. “The increase in the cap was a bit below what was requested, about 5 billion more, and expected,” one senior banker said. “Assuming the present outflow trends persist, it is enough to carry us over for another week.”

This modest increase keeps Greece’s banks, and thereby the government, on a tight leash and raises the pressure for a compromise at the Eurogroup.

Whether finance ministers of the 19-nation currency bloc, who rejected such Greece’s ideas at a meeting on Monday, accept its request as a basis to resume negotiations will depend on how it is formulated, an EU source said. The wording has to match EU legal texts to win approval in several euro zone parliaments.

Tsipras said talks were at a crucial stage and his demands for an end to austerity were winning backing. “We have managed for the first time through contacts with foreign leaders to create a positive stance on our requests,” he said at a meeting with President Karolos Papoulias.

In a sign of concern in Washington at the financial risks to a strategically located NATO ally, U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew telephoned Varoufakis to urge Greece to strike a deal with the euro zone and IMF, warning that failure would lead to immediate hardship.

Lew said the United States would continue to prod all parties in the talks to make concrete progress, noting that uncertainty was “not good for Europe.”

The Athens government released documents on Wednesday indicating that it was taking a more flexible line to placate euro zone creditors than its anti-bailout rhetoric at home has suggested. They showed Varoufakis had offered to accept conditions on an extension to its loan agreements and even an inspection by the European Commission at a fraught meeting in Brussels on Monday.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel signalled on Wednesday that Greece would have to give as well as take in negotiations.

“If countries are in trouble, we show solidarity,” she said in a speech to conservative supporters, naming Greece and other euro zone countries that had to take bailouts during the debt crisis. But she added, “Solidarity is not a one-way street. Solidarity and efforts by the countries themselves are two sides of the same coin. And this won’t change.”

(Additional reporting by George Georgiopoulos, Lefteris Papadimas and Deepa Babington in Athens, Jan Strupczewski in Brussels, Gernot Heller, Michael Nienaber and Caroline Copley in Berlin, Jason Lange in Washington and Paul Carrel in Frankfurt; Writing by David Stamp; Editing by Toni Reinhold)

Politics & GovernmentBudget, Tax & EconomyAlexis Tsiprasloan agreement […]

Greece expected to seek loan extension from sceptical euro zone

By Lefteris Papadimas and Jan Strupczewski

ATHENS/BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Greece is expected to ask on Thursday for an extension to its “loan agreement” with the euro zone as it faces running out of cash within weeks, but it must overcome resistance from sceptical partners led by Germany.

With Greece’s bailout programme due to expire in little more than a week, the government of leftist Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras urgently needs to secure a financial lifeline to keep the country afloat beyond late next month.

Financial markets rallied after Athens said on Wednesday it would submit a request to extend the loan agreement for up to six months, hoping this signalled a last minute compromise to avert a Greek bankruptcy and exit from the euro zone.

EU paymaster Germany and fellow euro zone governments have insisted that no such deal is on the table and Athens must seek an extension to its full bailout, the very programme that Tsipras promised to ditch when he was elected last month.

German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble has poured scorn on suggestions that Athens could negotiate an extension of euro zone funding without making any promises to push on with budget cuts and economic reforms.

But on Wednesday he indicated there may be some possibility of a compromise. “Our room for manoeuvre is limited,” he said during a debate in Berlin, adding, “We must keep in mind that we have a huge responsibility to keep Europe stable.”

Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis expressed confidence on Wednesday that euro zone finance ministers would approve the Athens government proposal in a teleconference on Friday. “The application will be written in such a way so that it will satisfy both the Greek side and the president of the Eurogroup,” he said.

FINANCES IN PERIL

Greece’s finances are in peril. It is burning through its cash reserves and could run out of money by the end of March without fresh funds, a person familiar with the figures said. The person said Athens had enough to repay a 1.5 billion euro instalment to the International Monetary Fund next month but would struggle to pay public sector salaries and pensions in April.

Likewise its banks are dependent on emergency funding controlled by the European Central Bank. The ECB agreed on Wednesday to raise a cap on funding available under the Emergency Liquidity Assistance scheme to 68.3 billion euros (US$78 billion), a person familiar with the ECB talks said.

That was a rise of just 3.3 billion euros, below what Greece had requested. “The increase in the cap was a bit below what was requested, about 5 billion more, and expected,” one senior banker said. “Assuming the present outflow trends persist, it is enough to carry us over for another week.”

This modest increase keeps Greece’s banks, and thereby the government, on a tight leash and raises the pressure for a compromise at the Eurogroup.

Whether finance ministers of the 19-nation currency bloc, who rejected such Greece’s ideas at a meeting on Monday, accept its request as a basis to resume negotiations will depend on how it is formulated, an EU source said. The wording has to match EU legal texts to win approval in several euro zone parliaments.

Tsipras said talks were at a crucial stage and his demands for an end to austerity were winning backing. “We have managed for the first time through contacts with foreign leaders to create a positive stance on our requests,” he said at a meeting with President Karolos Papoulias.

In a sign of concern in Washington at the financial risks to a strategically located NATO ally, U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew telephoned Varoufakis to urge Greece to strike a deal with the euro zone and IMF, warning that failure would lead to immediate hardship.

Lew said the United States would continue to prod all parties in the talks to make concrete progress, noting that uncertainty was “not good for Europe.”

The Athens government released documents on Wednesday indicating that it was taking a more flexible line to placate euro zone creditors than its anti-bailout rhetoric at home has suggested. They showed Varoufakis had offered to accept conditions on an extension to its loan agreements and even an inspection by the European Commission at a fraught meeting in Brussels on Monday.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel signalled on Wednesday that Greece would have to give as well as take in negotiations.

“If countries are in trouble, we show solidarity,” she said in a speech to conservative supporters, naming Greece and other euro zone countries that had to take bailouts during the debt crisis. But she added, “Solidarity is not a one-way street. Solidarity and efforts by the countries themselves are two sides of the same coin. And this won’t change.”

(Additional reporting by George Georgiopoulos, Lefteris Papadimas and Deepa Babington in Athens, Jan Strupczewski in Brussels, Gernot Heller, Michael Nienaber and Caroline Copley in Berlin, Jason Lange in Washington and Paul Carrel in Frankfurt; Writing by David Stamp; Editing by Toni Reinhold)

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Venture West Funding Arranges $5.4 Million Loan on Midland, TX Apartment Building

EL SEGUNDO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–

Venture West Funding, Inc., a mortgage company headquartered in El Segundo, CA announced it has arranged a $5.4 million loan for the refinance take-out of a $4.5 million construction loan on the Westwood Villas apartment building located at 4100 W. Illinois Avenue in Midland, TX. Construction of the 52-unit apartment complex was completed in 2014. The property is managed by Capstone Real Estate Services, Inc. one of the top third-party managers in the United States. The borrower is an experienced real estate investor who also owns the adjacent Westwood Village Shopping Center.

Matt Douglas and Jean-Marc Herrouin of Venture West Funding arranged the financing through Berkadia Commercial Mortgage, LLC to Freddie Mac. The non-recourse loan is at a very competitive 10-year fixed rate and provided the borrower significant cash-out. According to Mr. Douglas, “Together with Berkadia Commercial Mortgage, LLC we were able to fulfill the borrower’s unique objectives by providing advantageous loan terms at a very competitive rate. This refinance allowed the borrower to replace the construction loan with permanent debt while maintaining profitable cash flow. The Venture West team worked closely with the borrower and lender to ensure a successful loan closing.

Venture West Funding was founded more than 18 years ago and has placed more than $8 billion in loan originations since 2001. Venture West Funding is one of the largest firms of its kind operating throughout Southern California, and specializes in providing mortgage loans secured by apartment buildings, commercial properties and single-family homes to a wide variety of borrowers. Venture West Funding is headquartered at 2301 Rosecrans Avenue, Suite 3170, El Segundo, California 90245 (310.706.4450). The firm also maintains a full-service office in Orange County at 31371 Rancho Viejo Road, Suite 101, San Juan Capistrano, California 92675 (949.218.4002).

Venture CapitalLoansconstruction loan Contact:

Venture West Funding

Matt Douglas, 310-706-4462

mattd@ventwest.com

or

Jean-Marc Herrouin, 310-706-4456

jherrouin@ventwest.com
www.venturewestfunding.com

or

Tom Santley, 626-441-1445

tsantley@socal.rr.com […]

Weak economy set to spur Reserve Bank cash rate cut on Tuesday

Concern about deteriorating economic growth lies behind the Reserve Bank’s determination to cut interest rates, a move most likely at its first board meeting for the year on Tuesday.

A cut in the bank’s cash rate from 2.5 per cent to 2 per cent would bring the standard discounted home loan rate below 5 per cent, knocking $53 off the cost of servicing a $350,000 loan.

Although the latest official figures show Australia’s unemployment rate falling, the Reserve Bank’s preferred measure shows it continuing to climb.

The bank averages the unemployment rate for each quarter and compares it with the average for the previous quarter.

Board members will be told on Tuesday that over the past year the average unemployment rate has climbed from 5.9 per cent to 6 per cent to 6.1 per cent to 6.2 per cent. The averages mean that abstracted from monthly “noise” there has been no let up in the pace at which unemployment is climbing.

The board will be told economic growth figures released since it last met show the annualised pace of growth slipping from 3.6 per cent to 1.6 per cent in the space of six months.

The bank’s previous forecast of rising economic growth published in November is now regarded as out of date and will be revised when new forecasts are issued on Friday.

No lift in business confidence

Board members will be told that neither consumer nor business confidence has lifted since the budget, as would be needed for economic growth to climb back to its long-term trend.

Retail sales are solid but not spectacular, maintained by discounting and weighed down by low wage growth and rising unemployment.

Inflation provides no impediment to cutting rates. The headline rate is now just 1.7 per cent after the collapse in oil prices. Importantly, the bank expects lower oil prices to continue to weigh down on inflation as they feed through into a myriad other prices, something it did not expect late last year when it looked as if the collapse in the oil price would be less severe.

Rather than focusing on the unexpectedly high rate of so-called underlying inflation in the December quarter, the bank is paying special attention to the rate of inflation on so called “non-tradables” – products that are not internationally traded, which is well down on where it was a year ago, reflecting low wage growth and weak consumer demand.

“Tradables” inflation, the rate on products that are internationally traded, is now negative despite the lower dollar.

The bank is minded to cut its cash rate despite doubts about its effectiveness in boosting the economy. It is concerned that another cut may simply reignite the investor housing market and it fears it could fail in its objective of encouraging businesses and consumers to borrow and spend more. While a boost to the economy from the budget would be preferable, it isn’t likely.

Another impediment is the statement the bank released after its December board meeting, saying “the most prudent course is likely to be a period of stability in interest rates”.

The bank believes that enough has changed since December to release it from the commitment. The oil price has collapsed, economic growth has weakened, and the steam has gone out of inflation.

It believes that if it is clear it has to cut rates, there is little point in waiting. And it is also concerned that if it doesn’t cut when it is clear it should, the Australian dollar will head back up after dropping.

Canada has just cut its cash rate to 0.75 per cent. Denmark has just cut its rate to minus 0.5 per cent. The United States is keeping its rate at 0.25 per cent. An Australian cash rate maintained at 2.5 per cent in the face of these moves would give the dollar support the bank would prefer it not to have.

The final decision will up be made by the nine members of the board, including the newly appointed treasury secretary John Fraser, who will meet in Sydney on Tuesday.

If they decide to keep the cash rate at 2.5 per cent in the face of recent developments, they are likely to indicate they intend to cut it soon, in March. But it is more likely that they will cut on Tuesday.

Peter Martin is economics editor of The Age.

Twitter: @1petermartin

The story Weak economy set to spur Reserve Bank cash rate cut on Tuesday first appeared on The Sydney Morning Herald.

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Cash America Announces New Share Repurchase Authorization for up to 4 Million Shares

FORT WORTH, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–

Cash America International, Inc. (CSH) announced today that its board of directors, at its regularly scheduled meeting, authorized the repurchase of up to 4.0 million shares of the Company’s outstanding common stock, par value $0.10 per share. The share repurchase authorization does not have an expiration date, and the amount and prices paid for any future share purchases under the new authorization will be based on market conditions and other factors at the time of the purchase. Repurchases under the share repurchase program will be made through open market purchases or private transactions, in accordance with applicable federal securities laws. This new authorization cancels and replaces a previous authorization to purchase up to 2.5 million shares of common stock, under which approximately 41% of the authorized shares had been repurchased as of December 31, 2014.

Repurchased shares will be held as treasury stock for general corporate purposes. As of December 31, 2014, there were approximately 29 million shares of Cash America common stock issued and outstanding; therefore, the new authorization represents approximately 14% of the currently issued and outstanding shares of common stock.

In a separate release today, the Company also announced that its board of directors increased the quarterly cash dividend to 5 cents per share from 3.5 cents per share. The dividend will be payable on February 25, 2015 to shareholders of record on February 11, 2015. See the separate press release for additional details.

About the Company

As of December 31, 2014 Cash America International, Inc. (the “Company”) operated 943 total locations offering specialty financial services to consumers, which included the following:

859 lending locations in 21 states in the United States primarily under the names “Cash America Pawn,” “SuperPawn,” “Cash America Payday Advance,” and “Cashland;” and 84 check cashing centers (all of which are unconsolidated franchised check cashing centers) operating in 12 states in the United States under the name “Mr. Payroll.”

For additional information regarding Cash America International, Inc. visit its website located at www.cashamerica.com.

Safe Harbor Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995

This release contains forward-looking statements about the business, financial condition, operations and prospects of the Company. The actual results of the Company could differ materially from those indicated by the forward-looking statements because of various risks and uncertainties including, without limitation: the effect of, compliance with or changes in domestic pawn, consumer credit, tax and other laws and governmental rules and regulations applicable to the Company’s business or changes in the interpretation or enforcement thereof; the regulatory and examination authority of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, including the effect of and compliance with a consent order the Company entered into with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in November 2013; risks related to the separation of the Company and Enova International, Inc.; a claim relating to the terms of the Company’s 5.75% senior notes; the actions of third parties who provide, acquire or offer products and services to, from or for the Company; public and regulatory perception of the Company’s business, including its consumer loan business and its business practices; the effect of any current or future litigation proceedings or any judicial decisions or rule-making that affect the Company, its products or its arbitration agreements; fluctuations, including a sustained decrease, in the price of gold or deterioration in economic conditions; a prolonged interruption in the Company’s operations of its facilities, systems and business functions, including its information technology and other business systems; changes in demand for the Company’s services and changes in competition; impairment risk related to the Company’s goodwill and intangible assets; the Company’s ability to attract and retain qualified executive officers; the ability of the Company to open new locations in accordance with its plans or to successfully integrate newly acquired businesses into the Company’s operations; interest rate fluctuations; changes in the capital markets, including the debt and equity markets; changes in the Company’s ability to satisfy its debt obligations or to refinance existing debt obligations or obtain new capital to finance growth; security breaches, cyber-attacks or fraudulent activity; acts of God, war or terrorism, pandemics and other events; the effect of any of such changes on the Company’s business or the markets in which it operates; and other risks and uncertainties indicated in the Company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. These risks and uncertainties are beyond the ability of the Company to control, nor can the Company predict, in many cases, all of the risks and uncertainties that could cause its actual results to differ materially from those indicated by the forward-looking statements. When used in this release, terms such as “believes,” “estimates,” “should,” “could,” “would,” “plans,” “expects,” “anticipates,” “may,” “forecasts,” “projects” and similar expressions and variations as they relate to the Company or its management are intended to identify forward-looking statements. The Company disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances occurring after the date of this release.

FinanceInvestment & Company Information Contact:

Cash America International, Inc.
Thomas A. Bessant, Jr., 817-335-1100

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Rangers agree to £10m Sports Direct loan

The cash-strapped Rangers board has agreed a £10m emergency loan deal with Mike Ashley’s Sports Direct firm, the Scottish soccer club told the London Stock Exchange today.

Without the injection of fresh funding, the Ibrox outfit would not have been able to cover pay checks due to be delivered on Thursday.

The loan will be secured against Murray Park, Edmiston House, Albion Car Park, and the club’s registered trademarks – but not Ibrox.

The move spells the end of attempts by the Three Bears – wealthy fans Douglas Park, George Letham and George Taylor – to have their own loan offer accepted.

It was their promise to match Ashley’s deal while demanding Ibrox remained unsecured that forced the Newcastle United owner to drop the stadium from the terms of his agreement.

In return for the money – which will be paid to Rangers in two £5m tranches – Ashley will be able to nominate two more directors to the board.

His associates Derek Llambias and Barry Leach are already serving as chief executive and financial director.

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Rangers: Mike Ashley seeks security over Ibrox for £10m loan

By Chris McLaughlin and Richard Wilson BBC Scotland

BBC Scotland has learned that the Newcastle owner Mike Ashley is ready to provide a loan of about £10m to Rangers but wants security of Ibrox Stadium and the club’s Murray Park training ground.

The so-called Three Bears consortium, led by the businessman Douglas Park, is believed to have offered a counter loan of about half that amount.

That group wants two seats on the club board and security over Murray Park.

However, it is thought the Rangers board feel the £5m loan is not enough.

The club needs a major injection of cash within the next few weeks just to continue as a going concern.

Rangers released a statement last year assuring fans that the club’s stadium would never be used as security.

Negotiations between the board and the Park consortium – comprising Park, George Letham and George Taylor – have been ongoing since they took their shareholding in the company to about 20% at the end of last year.

However, so far, no agreement has been reached.

The board are understood to favour a joint funding package including cash from Ashley, who has already provided a total of £3m in loans.

Rangers have paved the way for the acceptance of Ashley’s loan by lodging advance notices of security against Ibrox and Murray Park on behalf of Sports Direct, Ashley’s sportswear company.

The notices, lodged with the Register of Scotland on 15 January, mean that only Sports Direct can be granted security on the properties for a 35-day period.

The Murray Park training ground at Auchenhowie has six full-size pitches among its list of facilities

They also have the effect of making it impossible – for the next 35 days – to accept the security condition of the Three Bears’ offer.

The group would look to convert their loan funding into equity at a later date, but this avenue is not open to Ashley after the Scottish Football Association rejected the Newcastle United owner’s request for permission to raise his stake in the club above 10%.

As well as chairman David Somers’ assertion that Ibrox would never be used as security against a loan, a request for it by Sale Sharks owner Brian Kennedy was denied when he offered a £3m emergency loan late last year.

The Ibrox directors instead opted for a £2m loan – later raised to £3m – from Ashley, who owns 8.92% of Rangers.

His long-time associate Derek Llambias has since been appointed chief executive, while Barry Leach left his role as an executive at Sports Direct to become finance director at the club.

“The board has given public assurances that Ibrox would not be used for any type of security,” said Chris Graham of the Rangers Supporters Trust.

“We will be liaising with other shareholders to see what legal remedies are available. This is precisely why we campaigned so hard to protect our stadium.

“It is quite clear that Mr Llambias and Mr Leach are only in place to ensure that Mike Ashley retains power.

“This board has to be removed immediately and the fans have to make their feelings known in the strongest possible terms. This is the final straw.”

Rangers have yet to comment.

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Odyssey Merchant Services Announces New Services For Financial Institutions


Odyssey Merchant Services Announces New Services For Financial Institutions

Odyssey Merchant Services offers services to address the unique needs of community financial institutions: tokenized branch cash advance processing, consumer loan payment services, and deposit account funding services.

Wakefield, MA (PRWEB) January 15, 2015

Odyssey Merchant Services (OMS), a division of T.K.Keith Company, Inc., today announced three services designed specifically for community banks and credit unions: tokenized branch cash advance processing; consumer loan payment services; and deposit account funding services. Each of these services is designed to address the unique needs of community financial institutions.

Tokenized branch cash advance services delivers secure transaction processing for cash advances done at bank and credit union branches, with the option to utilize OMS-owned POS devices. Consumer loan payment services allows the financial institution to accept payment cards for certain consumer loan payments, which is especially convenient for institutions with a dispersed customer or member base. Deposit account funding services provides merchant account services for banks and credit unions using a technology provider to enable consumers’ opening of deposit accounts via an online product.

“These solutions provide state-of-the-art payment services to community banks and credit unions and are built on the same infrastructure used to provide merchant services to our retail business customers,” stated Ted Keith, President & CEO of Odyssey Merchant Services. “In addition, our focus on service and data security, coupled with our decades of experience serving the community financial institution market via NEBA and Primax, provides us with a unique perspective and appreciation for the needs of this market.”

Mr. Keith also noted that OMS is well-positioned to provide community banks and credit unions a refreshing change in providing outsourced merchant services for their commercial clients, stating “Our service culture and relationship-based approach to business dovetails well with how community banks and credit unions handle their customers and members.”

About Odyssey Merchant Services
Headquartered in Wakefield, Massachusetts, Odyssey Merchant Services (OMS) partners with banks, credit unions and businesses of all sizes throughout the United States to provide the exceptional, customized payment card processing, programs and services that improve the way our clients do business. OMS is dedicated to providing its clients outstanding customer care, state-of-the-art data security solutions and expertise, and all the tools needed for card payment processing success. For more information visit odysseyms.net.


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Transfer rumours: Man City ready to splash out £45m to sign Ross Barkley

Arsenal are readying a £7m bid for Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech to replace Wojciech Szczesny. (Star)

Arsenal look set to miss out on Yohan Cabaye as midfielder is likely to re-sign for Newcastle. (Mirror)

Another Arsenal target, meanwhile, is also on the move with reports that Ron Vlaar is set to quit Aston Villa for Napoli. (Italian newspaper Il Mattino)

Arsenal look set to beat Man Utd to Ipswich’s £10m-rated 18-year-old midfielder Teddy Bishop. (Sun)

Arsenal are leading the race to sign PSG striker Edinson Cavani. (Star)

Arsenal are lining up a bid for young German keeper Loris Karius from Mainz (Mirror)

Arsene Wenger wants Yaya Sanogo, 21, to join a Premier League club on loan, with Aston Villa, Crystal Palace and Sunderland all interested. (Star)

Arsenal are edging closer to the signing of Atletico Madrid midfielder Mario Suarez, 27. (Express)

Arsene Wenger is targeting a January move for Everton midfielder James McCarthy. (Irish Independent)

The Gunners have had a bid for 16-year-old Polish midfielder Krystian Bielik rejected by Legia Warsaw. (Metro)

Arsenal and Tottenham will battle it out for the signature of Southampton midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin. (Squawka)

Arsenal are preparing to loan out striker Yaya Sanogo in January, with Aston Villa leading the chase. (Mirror)

The Gunners are submitting a £25.5m bid for 22-year-old Sporting Lisbon midfielder William Carvalho. (Star)

AC Milan have told Arsenal and Liverpool that striker Stephan El Shaarawy, 22, will cost £11.5m if they want to sign him in January. (Express)

The Gunners have had a £5m bid for Croatian midfielder Marcelo Brozovic rejected by Dinamo Zagreb (Star)

Arsenal transfer news – all the latest stories and rumours

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Aston Villa

Villa striker Christian Benteke has been linked with a move to champions Manchester City. (Sun)

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger wants Yaya Sanogo, 21, to join a Premier League club on loan, with Aston Villa, Crystal Palace and Sunderland all interested. (Star)

With Fabian Delph appering set to leave Villa Park, the club are ready to make a move for Fulham midfielder Lasse Vigen Christensen as a potential replacement. (Mirror)

Liverpool are ready to test Aston Villa’s resolve by trying to sign midfielder Delph and centre-back Ron Vlaar in a £15m deal. (Star)

Manager Paul Lambert has admitted he is powerless in his bid to keep Vlaar and Delph amid interest from Manchester United and Liverpool. (Star)

Lambert hopes to secure a permanent deal for Manchester United loan star Tom Cleverley. (Birmingham Mail)

Aston Villa are keen on signing Man Utd midfielder Darren Fletcher. (Star)

AC Milan striker Giampaolo Pazzini is being offered to Premier League clubs, with Queens Park Rangers, Sunderland and Aston Villa all interested. (Mirror)

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Burnley

Leicester City have made a £7.5m bid for Burnley striker Danny Ings. (Mail)

However, Ings will not be sold in January, insists Burnley manager Sean Dyche. (Mail)

Sunderland are set to join neighbours Newcastle in the race to sign Ings. (Star)

Burnley could be already lining up a replacement for Ings with unsettled £5m-rated Crystal Palace striker Dwight Gayle on their radar. (Mirror)

Newcastle owner Mike Ashley wants to sign Ings for Scottish side Rangers. (Star)

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Chelsea

Croatia striker Andrej Kramaric could join Jose Mourinho’s side for £4m. (Times)

Chelsea’s pursuit of Gareth Bale looks to be over with the Welshman closing in on a new and improved deal at Real Madrid. (Express)

Chelsea’s veteran goalkeeper, Mark Schwarzer, is closing in on a move to Leicester. (Star)

Chelsea are poised to beat Leicester to the £7m signing of Croat striker Andrej Kramaric, 23, from HNK Rijeka.(Telegraph)

Chelsea have had a huge £101m bid for Real Madrid’s Gareth Bale rejected. (Star)

Chelsea are interested in signing striker Wilfried Bony, 26, from Swansea in January for £30m. (Times)

Real Madrid are lining up a bid to sign Eden Hazard in the summer (Star)

Chelsea are ahead of Arsenal and Manchester United in the chase for Corinthians forward Malcolm Silva. (Express)

Inter Milan are hopeful of concluding a loan deal for Chelsea winger Mohamed Salah. Sunderland and Atletico Madrid have also made contact. (Mail)

The Blues are set to pay £24m for Juventus utility man Kwadwo Asamoah in January. (Metro)

Chelsea transfer news- all the latest stories and rumours

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Crystal Palace

Incoming Crystal Palace manager Alan Pardew is considering a loan deal for Arsenal striker Yaya Sanogo. (Times)

Pardew is also interested in Swansea forward Bafetimbi Gomis, 29, Aston Villa striker Darren Bent, 30, and Lille left-back Pape Souare, 24. (Star)

Palace have made a £1.8m offer for Palermo left-back Achraf Lazaar. (Mail)

The Eagles are lining up a double swoop for Swansea’s Bafetimbi Gomis and Lille’s Pape Souare. (Star)

Palace are said to have made a £2.5m bid for Lille left-back Souare, but the French side are holding out for another £500,000. (Mail)

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Everton

Louis van Gaal wants to sign Everton right-back Seamus Coleman, 26, for around £20m (Guardian)

Everton are weighing up a short-term move for Wigan goalkeeper Ali Al-Habsi, 33 (Mail)

Manchester United midfielder Adnan Januzaj is a loan target for Everton as boss Roberto Martinez. (People)

Everton are understood to be in the chase for Croatia international and Dinamo Zagreb midfielder Marcelo Brozovic. (Mirror)

The Toffees have opened talks with Barcelona over a shock deal to sign their right-back Douglas. (Metro)

Martinez says he has no intention of losing striker Kevin Mirallas. (Mail)

Liverpool are lining up a shock move to sign Mirallas. (Metro)

Ondrej Duda, the Legia Warsaw midfielder, could be on his way to Merseyside after the Slovakia international caught the eye of Everton scouts. (Mail)

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Hull City

Steve Bruce has been keeping tabs on Steven Fletcher‘s future at Sunderland with the Hull manager ready to swoop for the striker. (Sun)

Sunderland and Leicester are interested in signing out-of-favour Hull City defender Curtis Davies. (Mail)

Bruce is plotting yet another raid on Tottenham as he lines up a January bid for Aaron Lennon. (Mirror)

Hull have recalled Yannick Sagbo from his loan at Wolverhampton Wanderers. (Sky Sports)

Hull are planning to hold contract extension talks with Paul McShane, Liam Rosenior, Stephen Quinn and Alex Bruce. (Sky Sports)

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Leicester City

Leicester and Liverpool have both been linked with a January swoop for striker Jermain Defoe. (Guardian)

City, meanwhile, are also on the brink of signing veteran goalkeeper Mark Schwarzer from Chelsea. (Star)

Leicester City have made a £7.5m bid for Burnley striker Danny Ings. (Mail)

West Brom could join Leicester, Newcastle and German club Wolfsburg in the race to sign Ings. (Sun)

Leicester have joined Burnley in the race to sign unsettled £5m-rated Crystal Palace striker Dwight Gayle. (Mirror)

Celtic striker Kris Commons could make a Premier League move in January, with Leicester and West Brom interested in signing him. (Sun)

Leicester and Sunderland are interested in signing out-of-favour Hull City defender Curtis Davies. (Mail)

The Foxes have had a £7m bid for HNK Rijeka striker Andrej Kramaric, a target for Chelsea and Tottenham, rejected. (Express)

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Liverpool

Liverpool are considering a move to sign Valencia striker Paco Alcacer. (Marca)

After Steven Gerrard’s bombshell, Raheem Sterling is expected to sign a five-year contract by the end of the month. (Telegraph)

Liverpool are already considering re-signing captain Steven Gerrard on loan next year at the end of the MLS season. (Telegraph)

LA Galaxy will offer Gerrard £20m salary to join – the same amount they paid David Beckham. (Mirror)

Former United manager David Moyes, meanwhile, says Gerrard would be welcome at his La Liga side Real Sociedad. (Mail)

Liverpool face £20m fight with Tottenham to sign striker Saido Berahino from West Brom. (Sun)

Liverpool could also sign former Spurs frontman Jermain Defoe to boost their attacking options. (Telegraph)

Liverpool are preparing a bid for Bayern Munich midfielder Xherdan Shaqiri, 23. (Metro)

The Reds look set to lose out to Arsenal in their pursuit of PSG striker Edinson Cavani. (Express)

Steven Gerrard, who will leave Liverpool at the end of the season, is wanted by LA Galaxy and two other MLS teams. (Mirror)

Liverpool and Tottenham target Saido Berahino could be available for £14m. (talkSPORT)

The Reds are considering recalling midfielder Jordon Ibe from his loan spell at Derby. (Liverpool Echo)

Rodgers predicts a quiet transfer window for his side. (Telegraph)

Liverpool want to sign Villarreal’s 21-year-old Argentine striker Luciano Vietto, described as the “new Sergio Aguero”. (Mirror)

West Brom have denied that Saido Berahino is on his way to Liverpool in January. (Express)

AC Milan have told Arsenal and Liverpool that striker Stephan El Shaarawy, 22, will cost £11.5m if they want to sign him in January. (Express)

Liverpool and Manchester City are set to go head-to-head for the signing of Saint Etienne midfielder Rayan Souici, 16 (Metro)

Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur could miss out on Jackson Martínez after Roma emerged as favourites to sign the Porto striker. (Express)

Fabio Borini could be offered to Lazio, along with £8m, as Brendan Rodgers looks to secure midfielder Ogneyi Onazi. (Star)

Martin Odegaard, the 16-year-old Norwegian international, is ready to turn down offers from Arsenal, Liverpool, Manchester City and Manchester United in favour of a move to Southampton, according to reports in Norway. (Express)

Brendan Rodgers, the Liverpool manager, is understood to be very close to signing Saido Berahino, the West Bromwich Albion striker, in a deal worth £23.5m. (Metro)

Liverpool transfer news – all the latest stories and rumours

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Manchester City

City could lay out £45m to bring in Everton midfielder Ross Barkley which would provide Roberto Martinez with funds for a complete overhaul. (Mail)

Manchester City want to solve their striker crisis by bringing in Villa striker Christian Benteke. (Sun)

City have also been linked with a £25m move for Swansea frontman Wilfried Bony. (Mirror)

Real Madrid defender Pepe is a transfer target for Manchester City and Manchester United. (Sports Mole)

Atletico Madrid claim they have turned down an offer from Manchester City for 19-year-old defender Jose Gimenez. (Mirror)

Liverpool and Manchester City are set to go head-to-head for the signing of Saint Etienne midfielder Rayan Souici, 16. (Metro)

Serbian defender Matija Nastasic is set to leave City and join German side Schalke. (MEN)

Martin Odegaard, the 16-year-old Norwegian international, is ready to turn down offers from Arsenal, Liverpool, Manchester City and Manchester United in favour of a move to Southampton, according to reports in Norway. (Express)

Manchester City continue to look in to the viability of signing Lionel Messi in a £200m deal. (Mail)

City are preparing a £25m bid for Atletico Madrid striker Mario Mandzukic. (Star)

Stoke have made an £8m bid to beat Arsenal, Chelsea and City to Rennes starlet Paul-Georges Ntep in January. (Express)

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Manchester United

United will look to Borussia Dortmund’s Mats Hummels and Schalke’s Benedikt Howedes to bolster their defence during the window. (Express)

Radamel Falcao could leave Old Trafford to join Juventus when his season-long loan deal runs out in the summer. (Mirror)

United target Arjen Robben looks set to land a new deal at Bayern Munich with the German champions considering offering the Dutchman in excess of the £180,000-a-week contract he signed last year. (Star)

United have joined Chelsea in keeping tabs of Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane. (Marca)

United’s pursuit of Gareth Bale looks to be over with the Welshman closing in on a new and improved deal at Real Madrid. (Express)

Arsenal look set to beat United to Ipswich’s £10m-rated 18-year-old midfielder Teddy Bishop. (Sun)

Manchester United are planning a bid in excess of £70m for Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba. (Express)

Real Madrid defender Pepe is a transfer target for Manchester City and Manchester United. (Sports Mole)

Louis van Gaal wants to sign Everton right-back Seamus Coleman, 26, for around £20m. (Guardian)

Manchester United will reject a bid from Juventus for Juan Mata. (Express)

The Old Trafford club are weighing up a bid for Aston Villa defender Ron Vlaar. (Express)

Everton have told Manchester United that right-back Seamus Coleman is not for sale (Irish Independent)

Real are lining up a move for Radamel Falcao in the summer, if his deal at Old Trafford is not made permanent (Metro)

United striker Javier Hernández will be offered to AC Milan in exchange for centre-back Adil Rami once the Mexican’s loan spell at Real Madrid has ended in the summer. (Express)

United and Tottenham must qualify for the Champions League if they are to stand a chance of signing Memphis Depay, the PSV Eindhoven winger. (Express)

Martin Odegaard, the 16-year-old Norwegian international, is ready to turn down offers from Arsenal, Liverpool, Manchester City and Manchester United in favour of a move to Southampton, according to reports in Norway. (Express)

Manchester United are considering a £25m bid for Seamus Coleman, the Everton right-back, who is also being tracked by Chelsea. (Daily Star)

United are understood to be interested in signing Virgil van Dijk, the Celtic defender, though face competition from Arsenal, Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur. (Express)

Manchester United transfer news – all the latest stories

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Newcastle United

Yohan Cabaye looks set for a return to Newcastle with PSG keen on a cash and swap deal for Moussa Sissoko. (People)

Hatem Ben Arfa has all but agreed a deal to return to France aand join Nice. (Express)

Fabricio Coloccini, the Newcastle defender, is in the frame for the job at St James’ Park after Alan Pardew left the club. (Independent)

Crystal Palace are preparing to make a formal approach for Pardew, the Newcastle United manager, but will have to pay hefty compensation with the Londoner having five years left on his contract. (Northern Echo)

West Ham face a battle to hold on to centre-back James Tomkins with Newcastle interested in the 25-year-old. (Times)

West Brom could join Leicester, Newcastle and German club Wolfsburg in the race to sign Burnley striker Danny Ings. (Sun)

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Queens Park Rangers

Adel Taarabt, the QPR midfielder, has turned down a move to Serie A side Atalanta in the hope that AC Milan make a bid. (Mail)

Harry Redknapp is eyeing a January move for Manchester City winger Scott Sinclair. (Mirror)

Striker Jermain Defoe has flown back to London to resolve his future – and is eyeing a move to Queens Park Rangers. (Telegraph)

QPR are confident they will agree terms to double Charlie Austin’s wages in a new contract in the new year. (London Evening Standard)

QPR would be interested in taking West Ham’s troubled midfielder Ravel Morrison on loan. (Telegraph)

Redknapp has again been tipped to sign free agent Lassana Diarra. (West London Sport)

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Southampton

Southampton will make defender Ryan Bertrand’s loan move to the club from Chelsea a permanent switch in the summer. (Setanta)

Arsenal and Tottenham will battle it out for the signature of Southampton midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin. (Squawka)

Martin Odegaard, the 16-year-old Norwegian international, is ready to turn down offers from Arsenal, Liverpool, Manchester City and Manchester United in favour of a move to the south coast club, according to reports in Norway. (Express)

Southampton have reached a deal to sign the Holland winger Eljero Elia from Werder Bremen. (Telegraph)

Saints are plotting a move for Wesley Sneijder from Galatasaray to stop their season unravelling. (Mirror)

Ronald Koeman insists Tottenham target Morgan Schneiderlin is not for sale. (Mail)

Tottenham are planning a squad overhaul as they eye Schneiderlin and Jay Rodriguez. (Mirror)

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Stoke City

New manager Tony Pulis is interested in signing Stoke City striker Peter Crouch, 33. (Mirror)

Stoke have made an £8m bid to beat Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester City to Rennes starlet Paul-Georges Ntep in January. (Express)

Despite being linked with a move to QPR, Stoke are hopeful striker Peter Crouch will stay with the club. (Stoke Sentinel)

Stoke are the latest club to be linked with a loan move for Joel Campbell. (Mirror)

Charlie Adam is open to the possibility of a move abroad amid links to Real Sociedad. (Mail)

Liverpool are continuing to look at Chelsea’s Petr Cech and Stoke’s Asmir Begovic as a replacement for keeper Simon Mignolet. (Mail)

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Sunderland

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger wants Yaya Sanogo, 21, to join a Premier League club on loan, with Aston Villa, Crystal Palace and Sunderland all interested. (Star)

Gus Poyet is hoping to strengthen his attack next month by signing Burnley striker Danny Ings. (Star)

Sunderland and Leicester are interested in signing out-of-favour Hull City defender Curtis Davies. (Mail)

Ezequiel Muñoz, the Palermo defender who can play centre-back and right-back, is being watched by Sunderland who will have to pay around £4m. (Mail)

Sunderland set to make a renewed move for Liverpool’s Fabio Borini. (Mail)

Napoli are the latest Serie A side to be linked with a move for Sunderland midfielder Emanuele Giaccherini. (Sunderland Echo)

AC Milan striker Giampaolo Pazzini is being offered to Premier League clubs, with QPR, Sunderland and Aston Villa all interested. (Mirror)

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Swansea City

Manchester City have started negotiations over a £25m move for Wilfried Bony, 26, from Swansea (Mail)

Portugal striker Nelson Oliveira will join Swansea until the end of the season. (ESPN)

Ezequiel Muñoz, the Palermo defender who can play centre-back and right-back, is being watched by Swansea who will have to pay around £4m for the 24-year-old Argentine. (Mail)

Swansea are lining up a January move for Atletico Madrid striker Leo Baptistao. (Mirror)

Garry Monk says Wilfried Bony will not leave the club in January. (BBC)

Swansea have joined Aston Villa, Sunderland and Celtic in the hunt for Canadian midfielder Jay Chapman, who currently turns out for Michigan State in the NCAA. (Mail)

City are lining up a January loan move for Arsenal’s out-of-favour forward Joel Campbell. (Metro)

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Tottenham Hotspur

Adrien Rabiot is close to joining Spurs on a six-month loan deal. (Gazzetta dello Sport)

Tottenham face £20m fight with Liverpool to sign striker Saido Berahino from West Brom. (Sun)

Cruzeiro have been linked with a move for outcast Paulinho, while Aaron Lennon leave the club if anyone lays out £7m. (Mirror

Arsenal and Tottenham will battle it out for the signature of Southampton midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin. (Squawka)

Spurs and Liverpool could miss out on Jackson Martínez after Roma emerged as favourites to sign the Porto striker. (Express)

Tottenham and Manchester United must qualify for the Champions League if they are to stand a chance of signing Memphis Depay, the PSV Eindhoven winger. (Express)

Spurs are understood to be interested in signing Virgil van Dijk, the Celtic defender, though face competition from Arsenal, Liverpool and Manchester United. (Express)

Tottenham and Liverpool have been given a boost in their pursuit of PSG’s Ezequiel Lavezzi, with the French club not willing to offer him a new deal. (Metro)

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West Bromwich Albion

New Tony Pulis will have up to £15m to spend in the January transfer window. (Independent)

Liverpool and Tottenham target Saido Berahino could be available for £14m. (talkSPORT)

Pulis is interested in signing Stoke City striker Peter Crouch, 33. (Mirror)

West Brom have denied that Saido Berahino is on his way to Liverpool in January. (Express)

West Bromwich Albion striker Saido Berahino could be off to Liverpool who are ready to pay £23.5m for the England international. (Metro)

West Brom could join Leicester, Newcastle and German club Wolfsburg in the race to sign Burnley striker Danny Ings. (Sun)

Spurs will make a January move for West Brom striker Saido Berahino. (Sun)

Manager Alan Irvine insists Berahino is not for sale. (BT Sport)

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West Ham United

Winston Reid, the West Ham United defender, could be on his way out of Upton Park with Arsenal planning a £4 million move for the player. (Mail)

West Ham want to offload striker Mauro Zarate to make room for manager Sam Allardyce to bring in new signings. (People)

Allardyce is set to face a battle to hold on to centre-back James Tomkins with Newcastle interested in the 25-year-old. (Times)

David Sullivan has warned West Ham’s Premier League rivals that the club’s first-team stars are not for sale at any price next month. (Mirror)

QPR would be interested in taking West Ham’s troubled midfielder Ravel Morrison on loan. (Telegraph)

Arsenal are willing to sell full-back Carl Jenkinson for £8m, but West Ham are unlikely to meet their valuation. (Star)

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