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Liverpool forward Sadio Mane, 25, interests Barcelona, Real Madrid and Juventus.(Mirror)

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has started talks with 28-year-old Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez over a possible move. (Don Balon via football.london)

Tottenham are interested in Barcelona midfielder Andre Gomes, 24, which could put any move for Everton's Ross Barkley, 23, in doubt. (Sun)

Watford are interested in Olympiacos right-back Omar Elabdellaoui, 25. The Norway captain is out of contract next summer. (Mail)

Leicester are set to complete the £22m signing of Sporting Lisbon midfielder Adrien Silva after approval from Fifa. (Mirror)

Manager Jose Mourinho says Manchester United's spending power persuaded striker Romelu Lukaku, 24, to move to Old Trafford rather than Chelsea. (Telegraph)

Nice midfielder Jean Seri has vowed to stay until at least the end of the season. The 26-year-old interests Barcelona. (ESPN FC)

Real Madrid midfielder Isco, 25, turned down a move to Barcelona because of striker Lionel Messi. (Diario Gol via Express)

Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale, 28, was told by team-mate Luka Modric to consider a move to Manchester United.(Don Balon via Express)

Stoke and England goalkeeper Jack Butland, 24, says he welcomes speculation linking him with a move to Manchester United.(Mail)

Manager Jurgen Klopp says Liverpool did not sign another centre-half after missing out on Southampton's Virgil van Dijk, 26, because he could not find the right alternative. (Metro)

Paris St-Germain are looking to offload up to five players in January with wingers Julian Draxler, 23, Angel di Maria, 29, and Lucas Moura, 25, all said to be heading for the exit. (Mundo Deportivo via Sun)

Everton have stepped up their interest in Uruguay winger Federico Martinez, 21, who plays for Liverpool FC in Montevideo. (Sun)

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Manchester United fear midfielder Paul Pogba could be out for longer than first thought as he faces being sidelined for up to 12 weeks with a hamstring injury (Times - subscription required)

Jose Mourinho has urged Manchester United fans to give "legend" Wayne Rooney a warm welcome when he returns to Old Trafford with Everton on Sunday. (Independent)

Everton defender Phil Jagielka, 35, says the club's players "need to look in the mirror" as they prepare to face Manchester United and former striker Romelu Lukaku on Sunday. (Telegraph)

Paris St-Germain defender Marquinhos has revealed his team-mate Neymar is struggling to get to grips with the French language after his move from Barcelona. (Sun)

Manchester City, Chelsea and Liverpool are being chased by video streaming sites Netflix and Amazon Prime over a fly-on-the-wall documentary. (Mail)

Real Madrid defender Marcelo's eight-year-old son netted a hat-trick on his Real Madrid youth team debut. (Sun)

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The best of Saturday's gossip...

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino says midfielder Dele Alli, 21, needs to keep his focus on his football as six of football's biggest agencies try to sign him up. (Telegraph)

RB Leipzig forward Timo Werner is open to a move to the Premier League, but Real Madrid are likely to rival any bid for the 21-year-old Germany international. (Don Balon, via Daily Star)

West Brom's Chinese owners have rejected an approach from a US investor to buy the club. (Bloomberg)

Tottenham defender Toby Alderweireld, 28, says he is concentrating on trying to win trophies with Spurs while the Belgium international's father and agent sort out his contract. (Talksport)

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