Monday's gossip: Neymar, Mane, Hernandez, Ivanovic

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Manchester United are set to meet Barcelona and Brazil forward Neymar's £140m release clause after the 23-year-old's contract talks stalled. (Le Sport10, via Daily Star)

United will let will let midfielder Nick Powell, 21, go out on loan to a Championship club for the rest of the season. (Sun)

Southampton will not sell Senegal forward Sadio Mane, 23, or Kenya midfielder Victor Wanyama, 24, during the January transfer window, and manager Ronald Koeman has told the pair to focus on their football. (Times - subscription required)

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Daily Star back page leads on Chelsea skipper John Terry saying that the champions are back to their best after Sunday's 3-0 win at Crystal Palace

Stoke chairman Peter Coates says Bojan Krkic will not be sold this month. The 25-year-old Spaniard reportedly has a £10m release clause in his contract. (Sun)

French club Marseille have told Belgium forward Michy Batshuayi, 22, he is going nowhere in January, despite interest from Tottenham and Newcastle.(Daily Mirror)

Liverpool are expected to announce the signing of 19-year-old Serb midfielder Marko Grujic from Red Star Belgrade on Monday.(Sky Sports)

The Reds' 34-year-old Ivorian defender Kolo Toure, who is out of contract at Anfield in the summer, is a target for Serie A club Lazio. (Il Messaggero, via Daily Express)

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says the club could complete a signing within 10 days.(Talksport)

But the Gunners have been told by Bayer Leverkusen's sporting director Rudi Voller to forget about trying to sign Mexico and former Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez, 27.(Sun)

Newcastle United hope to sign QPR striker Charlie Austin, 26, after learning that Papiss Cisse, 30, could be out for three months following surgery on his injured groin. (Daily Mail)

Former Newcastle striker Joe Allon believes the club should recall 18-year-old striker Adam Armstrong from his loan spell at Coventry City.(Newcastle Chronicle)

Chelsea and Serbia defender Branislav Ivanovic, 31, is a transfer target for AC Milan after being linked with rivals Inter Milan. (Daily Mirror)

Paris St-Germain's 34-year-old Sweden striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic would be the perfect fit for the Premier League, says his agent. (Sky Sports Italia, via Evening Standard)

Cardiff striker Kenwyne Jones is a target for coach Sven-Goran Eriksson at Chinese club Shanghai SIPG. (Daily Mail)

Romania utility player Gabriel Tamas, 32, is set to leave Cardiff - without kicking a ball for the Bluebirds. (Wales Online)

Manchester United goalkeeper Sam Johnstone, 22, wants to extend his loan spell at Preston until the end of the season.(Daily Star)

Wigan Athletic want to sign Oldham Athletic's 25-year-old captain and Scotland midfielder Liam Kelly.(Manchester Evening News)

West Ham manager Slaven Bilic wants striker Andy Carroll, 26, to forget about England and Euro 2016 this summer and focus on his fitness instead.(Independent)

Swansea City chairman Huw Jenkins will ask Alan Curtis, 61, to stay on as interim manager at the Liberty Stadium until the end of the season.(South Wales Evening Post)

Swans defender Angel Rangel, 33, has admitted he dived to try to win a penalty against Manchester United at Old Trafford on Saturday.(Daily Mail)

Best of social media

Troy Deeney

Social media went into a frenzy when Chelsea midfielder Willian scored a cracker against Crystal Palace in the 3-0 win on Sunday. Watford forward Troy Deeney was also wowed by the strike.

Norwich City striker Kyle Lafferty used his Twitter page to address rumours linking him with a move to Championship side Leeds United.

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Southampton and Kenya midfielder Victor Wanyama, 24, has apologised for his red card against Norwich City on Saturday, calling it "reckless and irresponsible" on Instagram.

And finally

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo says he is unlikely to stay in football when his playing career ends and the 30-year-old wants to continue to build his brand and "live like a king". (NBC Sports, via El Mundo)

Manchester United winger Memphis Depay, 21, who was criticised by Netherlands legend Ruud Gullit this week for his 'bling' lifestyle, used his £250,000 Rolls Royce for a shopping trip into Manchester city centre. (Manchester Evening News)

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