Gossip column: De Gea, Pogba, Strachan, Grealish, Welbeck
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Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal is set to reinstate David De Gea, 24, as his first-choice goalkeeper and will hold talks with the Spain international on Wednesday. (Mirror)
Gordon Strachan, 58, is set to be offered a new deal to extend his tenure as Scotland boss. (Express)
France midfielder Paul Pogba says he turned down the opportunity to leave Juventus this summer because he felt there was "no motive" to do so. The 22-year-old was linked with a move to Chelsea. (Mirror)
Aston Villa midfielder Jack Grealish, 19, will not be rushed into making a decision over whether to play for England or Republic of Ireland.(Times - subscription required)
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Juventus are ready to let Simone Zaza go in January, with Arsenal interested in the 24-year-old striker.(Fichajes - in Spanish)
The Gunners are confident forward Danny Welbeck, 24, will play again this year - despite England boss Roy Hodgson suggesting he would be out for six months.(Sun - subscription required)
Arsenal centre-backs Per Mertesacker, 30, and Laurent Koscielny, 29, are on course to be fit to face Stoke this weekend.(Telegraph)
Chelsea club doctor Eva Carneiro, 41, is preparing legal action against the club.(Independent)
Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini may give defender Nicolas Otamendi, 27, a debut at right-back against Crystal Palace if Bacary Sagna fails to recover from injury in time. (Manchester Evening News)
Newcastle striker Siem de Jong, 26, says he wants to stay at the club until 2020 before moving to the MLS.(Chronicle)
Former Rangers manager Ally McCoist is close to agreeing a settlement with club chairman Dave King. The 52-year-old has been on gardening leave since December.(Daily Record)
Leicester captain Wes Morgan says winger Riyad Mahrez, 24, is the team's match-winner, but that everyone must share responsibility.(Leicester Mercury)
Northern Ireland striker Kyle Lafferty, 27, has told Norwich City manager Alex Neil he is not prepared to drop out of the Premier League. (Guardian)
Paris St-Germain defender Thiago Silva, 30, feels the transfer fees paid by both Manchester United and Manchester City this summer are bordering on "the edge of madness". (London Evening Standard)
Tottenham's England Under-21 defender Eric Dier, 21, says he will play anywhere, anytime for club or country. (Sun - subscription required)
Forward Modou Barrow, 22, could go straight into the Swansea side after being recalled from his loan spell at Championship side Blackburn. (South Wales Evening Post)
Aston Villa midfielder Idrissa Gana, 25, will have a scan on a hamstring injury suffered on international duty with Senegal.(Express and Star)
Newcastle United winger Alex Gilliead, 19, is a target for League One Coventry City, as the emergency loan window opens.(Chronicle)
And the Sky Blues are close to signing Liverpool's 18-year-old forward Ryan Kent on loan.(Coventry Telegraph)
Best of social media
England captain Wayne Rooney, 29, gave a dressing-room speech after being given a commemorative shirt and a round of applause for surpassing Sir Bobby Charlton's record as the country's top scorer with 50 goals.
The spoof James Milner account paid tribute to Rooney's feat in typical deadpan style, while a number of current and former England players joined the praise. Ex-Arsenal goalkeeper David Seaman said: "So happy he's broken the record, glad I started his career by letting that goal in against Everton!"
Former Liverpool, Newcastle and Manchester United striker Michael Owen tweeted: "Congratulations Wazza, a record many have had a crack at breaking including me! Huge achievement".
Chelsea defender Gary Cahill added: "Special day for the skipper. What an amazing achievement. Making history." Midfielder Michael Carrick, a team-mate of Rooney's at Manchester United, tweeted: "Sitting on top of that tree now Wazza. The big 50! Never in doubt. Well done mate. It's the stuff of dreams."
"What super powers would you like to possess?" "I already have them." Striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic, 33, is in brilliant form during a quickfire interview with Paris St-Germain.
After receiving criticism following his advertisement for a personal assistant to, amongst other things, keep his fridge fully stocked, Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe, 32, tweeted a picture of himself out shopping.
Wayne Rooney was not the only England player to break a record on Tuesday. The nine-second appearance by Manchester City midfielder Fabian Delph, 25, was the shortest appearance by an England starter. (Daily Mail)