Football gossip: Allardyce, Di Matteo, Hart, Bellerin, Grimaldo, Courtois

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Sam Allardyce, who left his role as England boss last week following newspaper allegations, is hoping to resurrect his football career in the United States. (Daily Mirror)external-link

Bristol City manager Lee Johnson and former Hull boss Steve Bruce are Championship side Aston Villa's top two targets to replace Roberto di Matteo as manager. (Sun)external-link

Francesco Guidolin's future as manager of Swansea, who have won just once so far this season, will be decided in the next 48 hours. (Daily Mirror)external-link

Swansea players are still supporting manager Francesco Guidolin, according to captain Leon Britton. (South Wales Evening Post)external-link

The Times
Back page of Monday's Times

Manchester United are considering a move for Benfica's Spanish left-back Alex Grimaldo, 21, despite his £51m buy-out clause. (Daily Mail)external-link

Arsenal will offer right-back Hector Bellerin, 21, a new five-year deal in an attempt to end interest from Barcelona and Manchester City in the Spain international. (Daily Mirror)external-link

Chelsea could make a move for Manchester City's England goalkeeper Joe Hart, 29, after manager Antonio Conte was spotted watching him play for Torino, where he is on loan. (

Chelsea's Belgium goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois, 24, has played down rumours that he wants to return to Spain. (Daily Mirror)external-link

West Ham co-owner David Sullivan says trouble among some sections of the club's support has been blown out of proportion. (Telegraph)external-link

Meanwhile, Hammers manager Slaven Bilic wants his team to train at the London Stadium to make it feel "more like home". (Daily Mail)external-link

Manchester City are interested in Lazio forward Alessandro Rossi, according to the 19-year-old Italian's agent. (Gianluca di Marzo - in Italian)external-link

The Daily Star
Back page of Monday's Daily Star

Liverpool midfielder James Milner, 30, says Reds boss Jurgen Klopp is the best manager he has played under. (Telegraph)external-link

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane has denied the club are in trouble after their fourth successive draw. (Marca - in Spanish)external-link

German champions Bayern Munich are tracking Celtic and Scotland left-back Kieran Tierney, 19. (Daily Express)external-link

Sunderland captain John O'Shea says the club are not in crisis despite their latest draw against West Brom. The Black Cats have not won a Premier League game since May. (Telegraph)external-link

Best of social media

Manchester United midfielder Juan Mata kept his team bus waiting on Saturday in order to greet a young disabled fan, with the moment captured on a video that has been posted on Facebook.external-link

Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil summed upexternal-link his team's last-minute victory over Burnley.

Mesut Ozil

Leicester City defender Danny Simpson praisedexternal-link Southampton striker Charlie Austin after their 0-0 draw on Sunday.

Danny Simpson

Liverpool defender Mamadou Sakho celebratedexternal-link his second game in four days with the Under-23s.

Mamadou Sakho

And finally

Arsenal fans travelling to Burnley were held up after a train hit a herd of cows. (London Evening Standard)external-link

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