Tuesday's gossip: Neymar, Fabregas, Remy, Ighalo, Wilshere

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Barcelona forward Neymar, 23, is in negotiations over a new contract with the Spanish club, but says he is aware of Manchester City's interest in him. (Independent)external-link

Manchester United are preparing to offer £45m for Lazio's Brazilian attacking midfielder Felipe Anderson, 22. (La Repubblica, via Daily Star)external-link

Italian clubs Juventus and Inter Milan are both interested in signing 28-year-old Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas. (Daily Mail via Corriere dello Sport)external-link

Watford's Nigerian striker Odion Ighalo, 26, who has scored 14 goals this season, is a £12m target for Spanish club Atletico Madrid. (Daily Mirror)external-link

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Aston Villa boss Remi Garde is trying to convince Chelsea's French striker Loic Remy, 28, to join the Premier League's bottom club on loan until the end of the season. (Daily Mirror)external-link

Ex-Manchester United player Ray Wilkins believes the Old Trafford club's decision to sell Mexico striker Javier Hernandez, 27, to Bayer Leverkusen was a mistake. (Talksport)external-link

Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney, 30, has not scored for his club since 3 November and fears his form could cost him a place in the England side at Euro 2016. (Times - subscription required)external-link

Former Chelsea left-back Ashley Cole, 35, will meet with LA Galaxy bosses this week to try and secure a move to the Major League Soccer club in the United States. (Daily Express)external-link

Cole's ex-Chelsea team-mate Frank Lampard believes the club should have kept former manager Jose Mourinho until the end of the season. (Sun)external-link

Manchester United winger Adnan Januzaj, 20, could be coming back to Old Trafford early after an unsuccessful loan period at Borussia Dortmund. (Sun)external-link

Bacary Sagna is urging Manchester City fans to be patient with his fellow French international Eliaquim Mangala, 24, insisting the defender can still be a "great" given time.(Daily Express)external-link

Best of social media

Tottenham beat Watford thanks to a dramatic late Son Heung-min goal and his Spurs team-mate Dele Alli posted a picture in honour of his team-mate on Twitter:

Dele Alli on Twitter

Injured Liverpool and England striker Daniel Sturridge posted a picture on Twitterexternal-link of him and his family playing an Anfield-themed version of the board game Monopoly.

Striker Peter Crouch tweeted his support to his Stoke team-mates after their 4-3 win over Everton, but also mentioned his omission from Mark Hughes' squad.

Peter Crouch tweet

West Ham striker Andy Carroll was a focal point on social media on Monday after sporting a braided ponytail as the Hammers beat Southampton. (Metro)external-link

And finally

Match of the Day pundit Ian Wright's defence of out-of-favour West Brom striker Saido Berahino had his colleague Alan Shearer in stitches, as the former Newcastle striker tweeted.external-link Wright said Berahino, 22, was "a really good lad, he loves his mum."

Alan Shearer