Gossip column: Barkley, Berahino, Moyes, Brand

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Everton manager Roberto Martinez has warned Manchester City, Manchester United and Liverpool that midfielder Ross Barkley, 20, is not for sale following reports of interest in the England international. (Daily Star Sunday) 

United boss Louis van Gaal is keeping a close eye on Dutch midfielder Daley Sinkgraven, 19, with Real Madrid, Liverpool and Barcelona rumoured to be looking at the Heerenveen player. (Sunday Mirror) 

Daley Sinkgraven

Dutch Under-21 international Daley Sinkgraven broke into Heerenveen's first team last season.

In-form striker Saido Berahino, 21, will not be prised away from West Brom for less than £25m but that fee would not stop Liverpool making a bid for the England Under-21 star. (Mail on Sunday) 

Sunderland manager Gus Poyet has insisted that he has the final say on transfers at the Stadium of Light. (Sunderland Echo) 


Manchester United seem poised to play a lucrative friendly with Italian side AC Milan in Dubai towards the end of January, with the Old Trafford club keen to make up for the financial shortfall of failing to make this season's Champions League. (Sunday Express) 

David Moyes, sacked by United in April, is being lined up to replace Walter Mazzarri as Inter Milan's head coach after a run of poor results for the Italian club. (Mail on Sunday) 

Newcastle manager Alan Pardew has insisted that his side should be challenging for the top six in the Premier League despite their poor start to the season. (Newcastle Chronicle) 


Comedian Russell Brand tweeted  "Top 4 clash, only 1 winner, #ChampionsLeague #COYI" following West Ham's 2-1 win over Premier League champions Manchester City.


An interview with Rio Ferdinand where the 35-year-old QPR defender hinted he could retire in January was re-filmed with the former Manchester United star revising his claim to the end of the season, after the original footage was deemed "too negative" by TV producers. (Sunday People)