Gossip column: Terry, Bravo, Hart, Evans, Bony, Romagnoli, Balotelli

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England boss Sam Allardyce has not ruled out a return to international football for Chelsea defender John Terry, 35. (Guardian)external-link

Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford, 18, is set to be dropped from Allardyce's first England squad and demoted to the Under-21s after not playing in his side's first two Premier League games. (Daily Express)external-link

Everton have been put off making a move for Manchester City keeper Joe Hart because of the combined £7m cost of the loan fee and wages. (Daily Mail)external-link

Chelsea have told Napoli they will not increase their offer for Senegalese defender Kalidou Koulibaly, 25, with their last bid worth £40m. (Daily Telegraph)external-link

Chelsea have had a £30m bid rejected for AC Milan defender Alessio Romagnoli, 21. (Sky Sports)external-link

Torino defender Nikola Maksimovic, 24, is another target for Chelsea - but Napoli are also interested in signing the Serbia international. (Football Italia)external-link

Barcelona goalkeeper Claudio Bravo, 33, is due to finalise his move to Manchester City on Thursday and trigger Joe Hart's exit from the club. (Sky Sports)external-link

Telegraph
The Telegraph's sport section leads on John Terry's potential England recall

Barcelona will turn to Ajax keeper Jasper Cillessen, 27, as a replacement for Bravo in a £10.35m move. (Marca)external-link

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp is open to allowing 26-year-old centre-back Mamadou Sakho to leave the club on loan to regain his match sharpness. (Guardian)external-link

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho wants to sign Southampton centre-back Jose Fonte for about £12m but has been told he must offload some of the club's big earners. (Sun)external-link

West Brom are unwilling to sell defender Jonny Evans, 28, to Arsenal for any less than £25m, (Daily Telegraph)external-link

Baggies boss Tony Pulis has targeted a move for Sporting Lisbon forward Islam Slimani, 28. (Daily Star) external-link

Inter Milan have opened talks with Newcastle United for midfielder Moussa Sissoko, 27. (TalkSport)external-link

Arsenal have inquired about Monaco's Congolese defender Marcel Tisserand, with Espanyol also hoping to sign the 23-year-old. (Daily Mirror)external-link

Brazil forward Gabriel Barbosa is being chased by Manchester United, Chelsea and Leicester - and the 19-year-old Santos player is now ready to make a decision on his future after winning gold at the Rio Olympics. (Daily Express)external-link

West Ham are hoping to sign Manchester City striker Wilfried Bony, 27, and end their pursuit of Juventus forward Simone Zaza, 25. (Gazzetta World)external-link

Times
The Times back page leads on Sam Allardyce's thoughts on England keeper Joe Hart's future

Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli, 26, looks set for a move away from the Premier League, with Bologna, Lazio and Chievo interested in signing the Italy international. (Gazzetta World)external-link

Major League Soccer clubs in the USA will throw big-money offers at England forward Wayne Rooney, 30, if he decides to leave Manchester United. (Daily Mirror)external-link

Tottenham are interested in signing Barcelona forward Munir, 20, with Everton and Stoke also keeping an eye on the Spaniard. (Sport - in Spanish)external-link

Watford and West Ham have both registered an interest in Newcastle United defender Daryl Janmaat, 27.(Daily Mail)external-link

Former Arsenal captain Patrick Vieira says he admires Arsene Wenger's strict transfer policy, but the current Gunners side are missing a "physical presence and personality". (Guardian)external-link

Napoli will have to go head-to-head with Hull City to sign striker Nemanja Nikolic, 28, from Legia Warsaw. (ESPN)external-link

Hull have also offered striker Abel Hernandez, 26, an increased contract to ward off interest from Aston Villa and several Italian clubs. (Hull Daily Mail)external-link

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp says he cannot wait for the transfer window to be closed, as he can't believe how "obsessed" people were with signing new players. (Liverpool Echo)external-link

Arsenal's Swiss international midfielder Granit Xhaka, 23, has been offered the chance to play for the Kosovo national side. (Evening Standard)external-link

Best of social media

Didier Drogba was rumoured to be in Birmingham as he was linked with a move to Aston Villa but the link came as a surprise to the 38-year-old.

Didier Drogba

Jack Wilshere paid tribute to his Arsenal team-mate Joel Campbell, who has joined Sporting Lisbon on loan for the rest of the season.

Jack Wilshere

Chelsea midfielder John Mikel Obi is ready to get back to Premier League action and he'll do it as an Olympic bronze medallist with Nigeria.

John Obi Mikel

Norwich City midfielder Youssouf Mulumbu shared this photo of his post-derby recovery after they drew 1-1 with Ipswich Town.

Youssouf Mulumbu

West Ham goalkeeper Adrian made a montage of Michail Antonio's moves after his strike helped the Hammers to a 1-0 win over Bournemouth.

Adrian San Miguel

And finally

Former Arsenal striker Gervinho has made a bumpy start to life in the Chinese Super League. The Ivorian was sent off while playing for Hebei China Fortune, after stamping on a delicate area of an opponent. (Metro)external-link

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