Transfer gossip: Carvalho, Toure, Ozil, Costa, Seri, Werner

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Sporting Lisbon midfielder William Carvalho, 25, still wants to join West Ham despite the breakdown in relations between the two clubs. (Mirror)external-link

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has told midfielder Yaya Toure he must force his way back into his first-team plans, revealing the 34-year-old has been left out for "sporting" reasons. (Telegraph)external-link

Arsenal have not held contract negotiations with midfielder Mesut Ozil since February. The 28-year-old Germany international has one year left on his deal. (SportBild via Metro)external-link

Reports in Germany say Ozil is preparing to leave on a free transfer when his contract expires next summer. (Sun)external-link

Chelsea striker Diego Costa, 28, has finally left Brazil and has arrived in Madrid to try to force through his transfer to Atletico. (Gianluca di Marzio via Metro)external-link

Atletico are set to make a revised offer of £40m, plus £9m in add-ons and a £4m bonus payment, for the Spaniard's early release. (Mail)external-link

Barcelona are set to renew their interest in Nice midfielder Jean Michael Seri, 26, in January after calling off the deal to pursue Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho, 25. (Sport via Sun)external-link

Carlo Ancelotti will be replaced as Bayern Munich coach at the end of the season by Hoffenheim coach Julian Nagelsmann, says German football writer Raphael Honigstein. (BBC Radio 5 live)

Newly appointed Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson turned down two bids from China for the chance to prove himself again in English football. (Mirror)external-link

Newcastle United's bonus dispute has been settled by a phone call between owner Mike Ashley and captain Jamaal Lascelles. (Shields Gazette)external-link

Jose Mourinho said there was no specific reason behind his decision to leave out midfielder Ander Herrera, 28, from the Manchester United squad for their Champions League win over Basel. (Manchester Evening News)external-link

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The Sun's back page leads with Romelu Lukaku's Champions League debut
The Sun's back page leads with Romelu Lukaku's Champions League debut


Tuesday was a big day for the Premier League as three title-chasing teams revealed their third kits... and they all featured a camouflage design. (Mail)external-link

New aerial photographs showed the rapid progress being made on Tottenham's new stadium in North London. (Mirror)external-link

World heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua says Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo would beat Barcelona counterpart Lionel Messi in a fight. (Daily Mail)external-link


But Chelsea manager Antonio Conte confirmed Zappacosta's first goal for the club was supposed to be a cross. (Metro)external-link

The best of Tuesday's gossip...

Manchester United would be Champions League contenders if they signed 28-year-old Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale, says Old Trafford legend Ryan Giggs. (Daily Mail)external-link

Argentina forward Paulo Dybala, 23, will leave Juventus and is likely to end up in the Premier League, at one of Manchester United, Manchester City or Chelsea, according to super-agent Mino Raiola. (Rai, via Independent)external-link

Leicester are confident winger Demarai Gray, 21, will sign a new contract worth £50,000 a week. (Daily Telegraph)external-link

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