Transfer gossip: Ronaldo, Pogba, Traore, Reus, Borini

Gossip logo

For a list of all the deadline-day deals, check out the transfers page.


Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo, 29, would like to "come back" to Manchester United one day because the club remains in his heart. (Daily Mail)external-link

Manchester United are looking to put together a £60m bid to bring Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba, 21, back to Old Trafford next summer.(Daily Express)external-link

Manchester United failed in a deadline-day bid to land Barcelona forward Adama Traore, 18.(Talksport)external-link

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is interested in Germany midfielders Marco Reus, 25, and Sami Khedira, 27, who play for Borussia Dortmund and Real Madrid respectively.(Caught Offside)external-link

Paul Pogba
Could Paul Pogba be on his way back to Manchester United next year?

Liverpool striker Fabio Borini, 23, is already being targeted by Inter Milan for a move during the January transfer window.(Daily Express)external-link

Joel Campbell's agent has criticised Arsene Wenger after the Arsenal manager rejected an offer for the 22-year-old forward to join Benfica on deadline day.(Daily Star)external-link

Colorado Rapids are closing in on the signing of former England defender Zat Knight, 34, who is a free agent after leaving Bolton Wanderers. (MLS)external-link


Thibaut Courtois
Chelsea are reportedly poised to secure Thibaut Courtois on a long-term contract

Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley bought the rights to rename Glasgow Rangers' Ibrox Stadium for £1 two years ago. (Daily Record)external-link

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo also says he would "love" for his four-year-old son Cristiano Jnr to become a footballer when he grows up. (Daily Telegraph)external-link

Liverpool right-back Jon Flanagan, 21, will sign a new four-year contract to remain at Anfield.(Sun - subscription required)external-link

Manchester United striker Robin van Persie, 29, has welcomed the arrival of fellow forward Radamel Falcao, 28, at Old Trafford. (Daily Star)external-link

Manchester City right-back Bacary Sagna, 31, says he "boosted" his career by leaving Arsenal in the summer.(Sun - subscription required)external-link

Former Manchester United goalkeeper Peter Schmeichel has backed new captain Wayne Rooney, 28, to maintain the club's soul, despite the departure of players who came through the youth system.(Manchester Evening News)external-link

Spain coach Vicente del Bosque says he does not have enough alternative players for a "revolution" of the team that went out in the group stage of the 2014 World Cup.(Independent)external-link

West Brom striker Saido Berahino, 21, has been backed to rediscover his form by England Under-21 coach Gareth Southgate. (Daily Star) external-link

Liverpool centre-back Kolo Toure, 33, is happy to wait for his chance at Anfield, despite not being selected so far this season.(Liverpool Echo)external-link

Monaco fans want refunds on their season tickets after strikers Radamel Falcao and James Rodriguez left the club in the summer transfer window.(Guardian)external-link

England could host two European Championship Finals in the space of just eight years after reaching an outline deal with Germany. (Daily Mirror)external-link

Benoit Assou-Ekotto's future is in doubt after the defender, 30, was left out of Tottenham's Premier League squad. (Daily Mail)external-link

Former Tottenham manager Tim Sherwood believes his old club are a striker short of challenging for the top four this season.(Talksport)external-link

Belgium goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois, 22, is set to sign a new contract at Chelsea.(Daily Mirror)external-link

Kenny Jackett says a return to hometown club Watford was never on the cards and he is fully focused on remaining as Wolverhampton Wanderers manager. (Birmingham Mail)external-link

United States boss Jurgen Klinsmann believes his team should be aiming to reach the semi-finals at the 2018 World Cup. (Daily Mail)external-link

Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri insists he has no regrets over failing to land striker Radamel Falcao during the transfer window. (FourFourTwo)external-link


On-loan Manchester City striker Alvaro Negredo, 29, got off to a difficult start at new club Valencia - after he was booed by fans at his own official welcome, after refusing to kiss the team's badge.(Independent)external-link

At an awards ceremony in Amsterdam, new Real Sociedad striker Alfred Finnbogason received the prize for finishing as the top goalscorer in the Dutch Eredivisie last season - and promptly fainted on stage.(Marca)external-link