Transfer gossip: Coutinho, Asensio, Pochettino, Ibrahimovic, Can, Ozil

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Transfer gossip (12:00 update)

Liverpool are prepared to let Brazil midfielder Philippe Coutinho, 25, go to Barcelona in January. (Mundo Deportivo, via Daily Mail)

Arsenal have been alerted by the news that AC Milan may sell 21-year-old Portugal forward Andre Silva in January. (Corriere dello sport, via Talksport)

Real Madrid and Spain forward Marco Asensio, 21, is open to a move to Manchester United if he is not given a more important role at the Bernabeu. (Diario Gol, via Daily Star)

Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce says the Championship club will do "everything in our power" to sign 24-year-old Manchester United goalkeeper Sam Johnstone, who is on loan at Villa Park, on a permanent deal. (Birmingham Mail)

Wolfsburg have made a £9m bid for Besiktas and Turkey forward Cenk Tosun, who is also a target for Newcastle and Crystal Palace.(Talksport)

Real Madrid are targeting Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino as a possible successor to Zinedine Zidane. (Sun)

Arsenal are expected to start talks with Jack Wilshere's representatives about extending the 25-year-old England midfielder's contract with the club beyond next summer. (Daily Mail)

Juventus will make a move for Liverpool and Germany midfielder Emre Can if the release clause in the 23-year-old's prospective new contract with the Reds is less than £27m. (Calciomercato)

Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic, 36, has a "minimum" of five or six years left as a player, according to the Swede's agent Mino Raiola. (FourFourTwo)

Everton are set to double their money on 20-year-old forward Henry Onyekuru, who joined Anderlecht on loan after arriving at Goodison Park in the summer, with Juventus and Atletico Madrid interested in the Nigerian. (Sun)

Liverpool are preparing to make a £4.5m move for 18-year-old midfielder Manor Solomon, who has impressed playing for Maccabi Petah Tikva. (Sun)

Former Manchester United and England defender Gary Neville says he will "never" return to football management. (Manchester Evening News)

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says it is "difficult to believe" Mesut Ozil wants to leave the club after the Germany midfielder's performance in the 5-2 win at Everton. (Metro)

Newcastle's 21-year-old Spanish striker Mikel Merino is good enough to interest Real Madrid and Barcelona, says Magpies goalkeeper Rob Elliot. (Independent)

Real boss Zinedine Zidane has told club president Florentino Perez he does not want any players sold during the January transfer window. (Don Balon - in Spanish)

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The Mirror lead with north London's dominance over Merseyside in the Premier League at the weekend

Meanwhile...

Argentina's World Cup winner Diego Maradona and NBA legend Kobe Bryant were two star names in attendance at Wembley for Tottenham's victory over Liverpool. (BT Sport)

Huddersfield manager David Wagner has revealed he celebrated his side's historic win over Manchester United - with a fizzy drink. (Daily Mirror)

Manchester United are not as good as Manchester City or Tottenham, according to Huddersfield winger Tom Ince, 25. (Daily Star)

Newcastle keeper Rob Elliot, 31, says the prospect of a takeover is " exciting for everyone" and "hopefully someone comes in who can take us forward, so the club can kick on". (Times - subscription required)

Stoke's board will not panic with the Potters one place above the relegation zone, while manager Mark Hughes says there is no "crisis" at the club. (Telegraph)

On Saturday, Bayern Munich midfielder Corentin Tolisso copied his fellow Frenchman Alexandre Lacazette's goal celebration...

Corentin Tolisso

And on Sunday, Arsenal striker Lacazette repaid the favour...

Alexandre Lacazette

The best of Sunday's gossip

Former Everton boss David Moyes is being lined up for a return to Goodison Park as the pressure increases on Toffees manager Ronald Koeman. (Sunday Mirror)

Real Madrid are convinced they will sign 24-year-old Tottenham and England striker Harry Kane next summer. (Sun on Sunday)

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is interested in Benfica's Spanish left-back Alex Grimaldo, 22. (Metro)

Newcastle manager Rafael Benitez could get £500m in the next two transfer windows if British businesswoman Amanda Staveley is successful in buying the club. (Sunday Express)

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