Transfer gossip: De Gea, Hazard, Sanchez, De Vrij, Lewandowski, Werner

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Real Madrid are set to revive their interest in Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea, 26, and Chelsea playmaker Eden Hazard, 26, next summer. (Don Balon, via Goal)external-link

However, Spain goalkeeper De Gea has hinted at a long-term Manchester United stay - by moving into a new house. (Sun)external-link

Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez, 28, will reject a move to Real Madrid in order to join the Gunners' Premier League rivals Manchester City. (Daily Mirror)external-link

Sanchez is on a shortlist of forwards Real are interested in, which also includes Bayern Munich's Robert Lewandowski, 29, Borussia Dortmund's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, 28, and Torino's Andrea Belotti, 23. (Don Balon, via Sun) external-link

Liverpool will look to sign Lazio defender Stefan de Vrij, 25, in January. (Calicomercato, via Talksport)external-link

Leicester City boss Craig Shakespeare hopes to soon have some news on the future of midfielder Adrien Silva, 28, whose registration following a transfer deadline day move from Sporting Lisbon has been refused by Fifa. (Daily Mail)external-link

Newcastle are to give captain and English defender Jamaal Lascelles, 23, a new five-year deal. (Telegraph)external-link

Liverpool target Timo Werner, 21, has told RB Leipzig he wants to "play for a big club at some point". The forward is also wanted by Real Madrid. (Bild, via Yahoo)external-link

Neymar's world-record £200m move from Barcelona to Paris-St-Germain is worth nearly £8m to the 25-year-old forward's former club Santos, according to the Brazilian club's president. (Esporte, via ESPN)external-link

Tottenham forward Vincent Janssen, on loan at Fenerbahce, did not reject a move to West Brom, as the Baggies did not bid for the 23-year-old. (Birmingham Mail)external-link

Real Madrid are set to sign 17-year-old Ricardo Rodrigues from Brazilian club Gremio Novorizontino on a six-year deal. (AS, via Daily Star)external-link

Manchester United have agreed to sign 15-year-old midfielder Charlie McCann from Coventry City. (Daily Mail)external-link

Birmingham City boss Harry Redknapp insists he not under pressure, despite a poor start to the Championship season in which they have won just one of their opening seven league games. (Talksport)external-link

Paris St-Germain have committed 15-year-old former Barcelona playmaker Kays Ruiz to a youth contract until 2020. (ESPN)external-link

Sheffield Wednesday have ruled out the possibility of signing free agents to boost their injury-hit squad. (Sheffield Star)external-link

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is furious at his French international midfielder Paul Pogba, 24, who faces up to six weeks out, for ignoring medical advice over his long-standing hamstring issues. (Sun)external-link

Spain midfielder Isco's new contract with Real Madrid features a €700million (£622m) buyout clause. (Mirror)external-link

Back pages

Friday's back page of the Daily Express


Fernando Llorente says Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino convinced the 32-year-old forward to join Spurs instead of rivals Chelsea. (Daily Express)external-link

Chelsea midfielder Eden Hazard appears to be overcoming injury nicely as he shared a video of skills from training with fans on social media. (Instagram)external-link

Jesse Lingard says Manchester United forward Romelu Lukaku can become as big an icon as former team-mate Wayne Rooney at Old Trafford. (Daily Express)external-link

Borussia Dortmund goalkeeper Roman Burki says the idea keepers should not be beaten at their near post "is a myth", having conceded three goals against Tottenham. (London Evening Standard)external-link

The best of Thursday's gossip...

Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez, 28, is wanted by Real Madrid. (Don Balon - in Spanish)external-link

New Crystal Palace boss Roy Hodgson is considering a January move for Arsenal and England midfielder Jack Wilshere, 25. (Daily Mail)external-link

Palace have promised Hodgson £40m to spend in January. (Daily Star)external-link

Atletico Madrid are increasingly confident they have made a breakthrough in negotiations to re-sign 28-year-old forward Diego Costa from Chelsea. (Sky Sports)external-link

Atletico are hopeful of concluding the deal for Costa within the next fortnight. (Daily Mail)external-link

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