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Leicester City want to sign England and Manchester City goalkeeper keeper Joe Hart. The 29-year-old is on loan at Italian side Torino. (Sun on Sunday)

Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic, 35, is set to turn down a £120m offer from the Chinese Super League and extend his contract at Old Trafford until 2018. (Mail on Sunday)

Former England manager Sam Allardyce wants a return to management in 2017. (Sunday People)

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola is preparing a £25m bid for Arsenal winger Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, 23. (Sun on Sunday)

Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil, 28, is pushing for the club to sign his Germany team-mate, winger Julian Draxler, 23, from Wolfsburg. (RMC Sport)

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Arsenal are prepared break the club's £200,000-a-week wage barrier to keep forward Alexis Sanchez, 27, in a deal worth £10m a year. (Mail on Sunday)

Everton will allow midfielder Ross Barkley, 23, to leave Goodison Park for £30m to help fund their bids for Manchester United midfielders Memphis Depay, 22, and Morgan Schneiderlin, 27. (Sunday Express)

Four Premier League clubs, including Stoke and Tottenham, are monitoring West Brom striker Saido Berahino, 23. (Sunday Star)

Real Madrid forward James Rodriguez, 25, is being targeted by Chelsea in a £75m bid to replace Oscar, who is set for a move to the Chinese Super League. (Sunday Mirror)

Midfielder Oscar, 25, has already said goodbye to his Chelsea team-mates before his move to CSL side Shanghai SIPG. (ESPN - in Portuguese)

Manchester United have launched a £38m bid for Benfica defender Victor Lindelof, 22, and want to bring him to the club in January. (Sunday Mirror)

United forward Anthony Martial, 21, is annoyed at being left out of the starting line-ups. (SFR Sport via Manchester Evening News)

Striker Wayne Rooney, 31, would not be allowed to sign for any other English club under the terms of his current United contract, according to an Italian football agent. (Liverpool Echo)

Everton want to sign Thomas Delaney, 25, from German side Werder Bremen despite him never playing a game for the side.(Sunday People)

The Toffees are also interested in Charlton Athletic forward Ademola Lookman, 19, but are reluctant to agree on a deal that would allow the player to return to the League One side on loan. (Mail on Sunday)

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AC Milan could sign Chelsea midfielder Mario Pasalic, 21, permanently after he joined the club on loan in August. (Football Italia)

Midfielder Philipe Coutinho, 24, could return for Liverpool's game against Manchester City on New Year's Eve, according to manager Jurgen Klopp. (Sky Sports)

Tottenham midfielder Christian Eriksen, 24, has been told to be more assertive by manager Mauricio Pochettino. (FourFourTwo)

Pochettino has also said midfielders Eric Dier, 22, and Dele Alli, 20, are not for sale despite interest from domestic and European clubs. (Sunday Times - subscription required)

Goalkeeper Iker Casillas, 35, said a "strange atmosphere" at Real Madrid forced him to leave the club after 16 seasons with the La Liga side.(AS)

Manchester City striker Wilfried Bony, 28, who is on loan at Stoke, is considering a £12m-a-year offer to move to Chinese Super League side Shanghai SIPG. (Sun on Sunday)

Best of social media

West Ham captain Mark Noble received a rare award at half-time during their victory over Hull on Saturday.

Mark Noble

Stoke City took to Twitter to respond to Gary Lineker, who criticised the decision to send off Jamie Vardy during the Foxes' 2-0 defeat by Stoke. They've since made up.

Stoke City

Arsenal's squad got into the Christmas spirit and designed some festive jumpers. (Youtube)

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo built a snowman - before bending a free-kick around it. (Instagram)

Cristiano Ronaldo

A Leeds United fan made an interesting fancy dress choice as he took on the club's half-time penalty challenge.

Leeds United

And finally

Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli, 20, has moved best friend Harry Hickford into his £2m mansion, as a thank you to his old school friend's family for looking after the England international as a teenager. (Sunday Mirror)

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