Football gossip

Barcelona are considering another bid for ’s 31-year-old Brazil forward Willian, who has yet to sign a new deal and will be available on a free transfer in the summer. (Mundo Deportivo, via Express)

Manchester United want to sign Lyon’s French forward Moussa Dembele, 23, and Newcastle United’s English midfielder Sean Longstaff, 21, in January. (Star)

Arsenal fear they may not be able to offload German Mesut Ozil in January, despite being prepared to pay part of the 30-year-old’s £350,000-a-week wages. (Mail)

Former Gunners manager Arsene Wenger says he has “received some interesting proposals” since leaving the north London club and the 69-year-old Frenchman is weighing up his options. (Mirror)

Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma, 20, has rejected a new £5.3m-a-year contract with AC Milan. (Corriere dello Sport, via Sun)

Burnley’s English forward Jay Rodriguez, 30, is being linked with a surprise move to in January. (Calcio Mercato – in Italian)

Manchester United’s Chile forward Alexis Sanchez, 30, says he has “found his love for football again” after his loan move to Inter. (Eurosport)

Liverpool boss would be horrified if they are forced to replay their Carabao Cup third-round match against MK Dons as punishment for fielding an ineligible player. (Times – subscription required)

’s South Korea forward Son Heung-min, 27, said he wanted to leave the club in 2016 but was persuaded not to by manager Mauricio Pochettino. (Goal)

Newcastle United manager Steve Bruce questioned his players’ ability and desire to play for the club in after their 5-0 loss at on Sunday. (Telegraph)

Former Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri has been learning English as he targets a role in the , with the Manchester United job his main ambition. (Guardian)

Ex-England defender Rio Ferdinand has suggested and England striker , 26, should leave Spurs if he wants to win the biggest trophies. (Mail)

Frenchman Bruno Genesio claims he was set to become Newcastle United manager in the summer. (Mirror)

Atletico Madrid and England defender , 29, said he “didn’t have to think twice” about leaving Tottenham to move to Spain.(Football.London)

Atletico have held negotiations with Qatar-based Al Rayyan over the sale of 30-year-old Spain striker Diego Costa. (AS Diario – in Spanish)

failed with a bid of more than 30m euros (£26.6m) to sign 20-year-old Portuguese forward Rafael Leao in the summer before he moved from Lille to AC Milan.(Tuttosport, via Liverpool Echo)

Middlesbrough are among a number of Championship clubs interested in Bristol Rovers’ English 25-year-old striker Jonson Clarke-Harris. (Bristol Post)



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