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Everton want to bring 31-year-old Manchester United and England captain Wayne Rooney back to Goodison Park and also sign Netherlands winger Memphis Depay, 22, from the Old Trafford club. (Sunday Express)

Manchester United could lose France forward Anthony Martial, 20, to Barcelona or Real Madrid in a £60m deal, with Real's Colombia playmaker James Rodriguez potentially moving in the opposite direction.(Sun on Sunday)

Arsenal are ready to make a bid to bring Chelsea and Spain midfielder Cesc Fabregas, 29, back to Emirates Stadium. (Sunday Express)

Liverpool will compete with French champions Paris St-Germain for the signature of Borussia Dortmund and USA midfielder Christian Pulisic, 18. (Bild - in German)

And Reds manager Jurgen Klopp is looking to bring further reinforcements to Anfield because of his team's injuries. (Mail on Sunday)

Alternatively, Klopp is unlikely to make any signings next month and says his team cannot carry the burden of Liverpool having not won the league title for 26 years. (Observer)

Manchester United's England winger Jesse Lingard, 23, is holding out for a larger contract than the £60,000-a-week deal he has been offered. (Sunday Mirror)

Arsenal and Germany midfielder Mesut Ozil, 28, has again fuelled rumours he will return to Real Madrid, after describing the Spanish team's manager Zinedine Zidane as his "idol". (Sun on Sunday)

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger will decide whether to offer 31-year-old midfielder Santi Cazorla a new contract in January, with the Spain international's recent injury problems having no bearing on the potential deal. (London Evening Standard)

And Wenger could move for 17-year-old Italian goalkeeping prospect Aniello Viscovo, with transfer talks already under way with Serie A side Crotone. (Tuttomercatoweb - in Italian)

Another young Italian could be set for a switch to the Premier League, with Chelsea interested in 17-year-old Inter Milan striker Andrea Pinamonti. (Sunday Mirror)

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The ill-tempered ending to Chelsea's victory at Manchester City makes many of Sunday's back pages, including the Sunday Express

Chelsea failed to sign Hoffenheim defender Niklas Sule, 21, in the summer but remain interested in the German, who is also being tracked by Liverpool and Bayern Munich. (Daily Star Sunday)

Roma's prospective loan move for Manchester United winger Memphis Depay could include the option to make the move permanent for £21m. (Sun on Sunday)

Another United winger could be on his way out of Old Trafford, with Everton, West Bromwich Albion, Watford and Swansea interested in 31-year-old England international Ashley Young. (ESPN)

Crystal Palace and West Ham are both keen on Newcastle's Serbia striker Aleksandar Mitrovic, 22. (Daily Star Sunday)

Gareth Southgate will try to convince Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha, 24, to choose to play for his England side rather than the Ivory Coast. (Sunday Telegraph)

Everton are interested in Burnley's former England Under-21 centre-back Michael Keane, 23. (Sunday Mirror)

Southampton and Netherlands centre-back Virgil van Dijk is another defensive target for Everton boss Ronald Koeman, although Manchester United and Manchester City could also bid for the 25-year-old. (Sunday Mirror)

West Brom manager Tony Pulis says his side's strong first half of the season gives him "a platform" from which to sign players in the January transfer window. (Sky Sports)

Charlton's England Under-20 winger Ademola Lookman, 19, could be set for a switch to Everton. (Liverpool Echo)

Middlesbrough will make Scotland striker Jordan Rhodes, 26, available for transfer. (Northern Echo)

Best of social media

Crystal Palace striker Christian Benteke was pleased to celebrate his 26th birthday with two goals and three points at Southampton. (Instagram)

Tottenham and England midfielder Eric Dier enjoyed his side's 5-0 victory over Swansea.

Eric Dier

Arsenal forward Chuba Akpom, 21, may be feeling a little star-struck after team-mate Alexis Sanchez's sublime hat-trick at West Ham.

Chuba Akpom

Former Germany captain Bastian Schweinsteiger remains keen to remind the world that he has been recalled to Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho's first-team squad.

Bastian Schweinsteiger

And finally

Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe, 39, says he is a fan of 1980s music, including A-ha, Spandau Ballet, Wham and Duran Duran - and doesn't mind admitting it. (Mail on Sunday)

Paul Pogba, the world's most expensive player, says re-signing for Manchester United from Juventus was like "returning home after a holiday". (Sky Sports)

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