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West Ham's French playmaker Dimitri Payet, 29, has refused to rule out a January move away from the club. (Telefoot, in French)external-link

But manager Slaven Bilic will plead with the midfielder to remain at London Stadium. (Daily Mirror)external-link

Manchester City midfielder Ilkay Gundogan has predicted that Argentina striker Sergio Aguero will not play for another European club in his career, despite speculation linking the 28-year-old to Real Madrid. (Daily Mirror)external-link

Sevilla midfielder Steven N'Zonzi says he is flattered by rumoured interest in him from Chelsea and Barcelona, but the 27-year-old Frenchman is happy at the club. (L'Equipe, in French)external-link

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino has described Spurs and Belgium midfielder Mousa Dembele, 29, as a "football genius". (London Standard)external-link

Liverpool and France defender Mamadou Sakho, 26, has been urged to leave the club in January by his national team coach Didier Deschamps. (Telefoot, via Daily Mirror)external-link

West Brom manager Tony Pulis has played down the chances of his club signing Leicester's Ghana winger Jeffrey Schlupp, 23. (Birmingham Mail)external-link

Jose Mourinho's strongly worded post-match news conference is the focus of the Sun's back page

Former Liverpool and England captain Steven Gerrard, 36, is ready to announce his retirement after LA Galaxy were knocked out of the MLS play-offs. (Guardian)external-link

Everton, Sunderland and West Ham are all interested in signing Dynamo Kiev's Poland striker Lukasz Teodorczyk, 25, who is currently on loan at Anderlecht. (Daily Mirror)external-link

And Sunderland could be targeting a second Dynamo Kiev signing - 27-year-old Croatia defender Domagoj Vida. (Daily Mirror)external-link

As many as 10 Premier League clubs have been scouting Nice's French centre-half Malang Sarr, 17. (BT Sport)external-link

Colombia striker Radamel Falcao, who spent disappointing loan spells at Manchester United and Chelsea in the past two years, could be set to sign a new contract with Monaco. (BT Sport)external-link

Stoke goalkeeper Jakob Haugaard, 24, could leave the club on loan to play more first-team football. (Stoke Sentinel)external-link

Manchester United winger Memphis Depay, 22, will reject a move to Marseille in favour of joining another Premier League side. (L'Equipe, via Daily Express)external-link

Liverpool midfielder Emre Can, 22, says he is close to agreeing a new deal with the club. (Omnisport, via Daily Star)external-link

Everton midfielder Tom Cleverley, 27, says the Toffees were made to feel "inferior" during their 5-0 thrashing by Chelsea on Saturday. (Daily Telegraph)external-link

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Match of the Day presenter Gary Lineker is at it again...

Gary Lineker
Lineker presented the first MOTD of this season in his underpants after Leicester won the 2015-16 title

Former Manchester United goalkeeper Peter Schmeichel was impressed by Michael Carrick's performance in the club's 3-1 win at Swansea on Sunday, but thinks the club missed out by not signing Germany and Real Madrid midfielder Toni Kroos.external-link

Peter Schmeichel
Carrick made his first start in the Premier League this season against Swansea

United midfielder Juan Mata feared for team-mate Phil Jones after striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic got excited during his goal celebration...

Juan Mata

Borussia Dortmund midfielder Mario Gotze, 24, posted a videoexternal-link of a "mannequin challenge" on Instagram, with a number of team-mates in the gym.

West Brom striker Saido Berahino, 23, posted a picture on Snapchat of his six-pack with the caption "fatboy" after being put on a weight-loss training plan by boss Tony Pulis.

Saido Berahino
Berahino has played just four league games for West Brom this season, and hasn't appeared since September

And finally...

Former Manchester United midfielder Eric Djemba-Djemba, 35, has moved back to European football - with fifth-tier Swiss club FC Vallorbe-Ballaigues. (Camfoot, in French)external-link

Ex-England defender Wayne Bridge, 36, has signed up to be a contestant on I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here. (Sun)external-link

A 17-year-old Liverpool youth-team goalkeeper was left on crutches after being bitten by a fly. (Liverpool Echo)external-link

Former Manchester United and Arsenal striker Robin van Persie, 33, suffered a torn eyelid while playing for Fenerbahce on Sunday. (Guardian)external-link

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