Gossip column: Muller, Falcao, Hazard, Pedro, Ayew

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Real Madrid president Florentino Perez wants to sign Chelsea forward Eden Hazard next summer, before the 24-year-old's value rises even further. (Fichajes.net via Metro)external-link

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho wants Sevilla's 26-year-old winger Yevhen Konoplyanka, according to Shakhtar Donetsk manager Mircea Lucescu.(Sky Sports)external-link

Chelsea forward Radamel Falcao, 29, may leave in January, ending his season-long loan from Monaco early.(Sun, subscription required)external-link

Manchester United and Tottenham will both bid for West Brom striker Saido Berahino, 22, in January.(Tuttomercatoweb via Express)external-link

Monday's Sun newspaper leads with a story on Bayern Munich and how they expect to beat Arsenal in the Champions League this week
Monday's The Sun leads with a story on Bayern Munich and how they expect to beat Arsenal in the Champions League this week

Forward Thomas Muller, 26, says a move from Bayern Munich to Manchester United is "not up for discussion".(Mail)external-link

Marseille would be keen to sign Arsenal goalkeeper David Ospina should the 27-year-old say he wants to leave Emirates Stadium.(Le10sport.com, via Metro)external-link

Chelsea forward Pedro, 28, is finding it difficult to adapt to English football after his £21.4m summer move from Barcelona.(Mirror)external-link

Manchester United full-back Luke Shaw, 20, is making "unbelievable" progress after breaking his leg in September, says boss Louis van Gaal.(Express)external-link

Swansea City boss Garry Monk says stories linking striker Andre Ayew, 25, with Liverpool are speculation and he is not thinking about them.(Wales Online)external-link

West Bromwich Albion fear 26-year-old midfielder James McClean will be punished by the Football Association for sparking a post-match scuffle after his side's win against Sunderland.(Times, subscription required)external-link

Aston Villa manager Tim Sherwood's job will be at risk if his side lose to Swansea on Saturday.(Telegraph)external-link

Boss Slaven Bilic says his West Ham side have been treating home games like basketball matches.(Talksport)external-link

Southampton legend Matt Le Tissier says striker Sadio Mane, 23, leaves him on the edge of his seat when he watches his former club.(Southern Echo)external-link

England boss Roy Hodgson says he needs help from Premier League managers if England are to win Euro 2016.(Sun, subscription required)external-link

Tottenham defender Jan Vertonghen has described team-mate and compatriot Mousa Dembele, 28, as "one of the best midfielders in the Premier League".(Standard)external-link

Former Liverpool boss Rafa Benitez offered Southampton £1m plus midfielder Darren Potter for Gareth Bale, who now plays for Real Madrid, in 2006.(Star)external-link

Midfielder James Milner, 29, believes Saturday's draw at Tottenham proved manager Jurgen Klopp has already made his mark at Liverpool. (Liverpool Echo)external-link

Best of social media

It was Mother's Day in Argentina on Sunday, and Tottenham forward Eric Lamela tweeted his best wishes to his mother
It was Mother's Day in Argentina on Sunday, and Tottenham forward Eric Lamela tweeted his best wishes to his mum along with this picture

Chelsea and England defender Gary Cahill tweetedexternal-link he was at Twickenham on Sunday to watch Scotland's thrilling World Cup clash with Australia.

Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney now has 187 Premier League goals after his strike against Everton at the weekend. After moving second on the list behind Alan Shearer, he tweeted: "Delighted to be second in all-time Premier League goalscoring charts. The league I grew up watching and loved."

Joey Barton is pleased to see his former Newcastle team-mate Hatem Ben Arfa returning to form for Nice. He wrote:external-link "Great to see the enigmatic Hatem Ben Arfa playing football again. Such an exciting player to watch when fully focused."

And finally

A non-league match between Abbey Rangers and Dorking was abandoned after players and supporters clashed at half-time. The Dorking board issued a statement after the match saying the scenes "have no place in football".(Mirror)external-link

Injured midfielder Leonardo Koutris, who plays for Ergotelis in the Greek Second Division, was dropped twice as two men tried to carry him off the field on a stretcher. (Guardian)external-link

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