Football gossip: Neymar, Marchisio, Grealish, Rondon, Janssen

Football gossip

Real Madrid are ready to pay 300m euros (£270m) for Brazil forward Neymar if Uefa sanctions force Paris St-Germain to sell the 26-year-old. (Sport)external-link

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has ruled out a move for Italy midfielder Claudio Marchisio after the 32-year-old was released by Juventus. (Goal)external-link

Aston Villa boss Steve Bruce says Tottenham would have signed English midfielder Jack Grealish this summer had they come in for the 22-year-old earlier. (Talksport)external-link

Grealish could be set for a bumper deal at Villa Park with the club's new owner personally overseeing his new contract. (Express) external-link

Newcastle United's on-loan Venezuela striker Salomon Rondon, 28, wants to make his move from West Brom permanent. (Chronicle)external-link

England manager Gareth Southgate will watch Southampton goalkeeper Alex McCarthy, 28, against Everton on Saturday as he assesses his goalkeeping options. (Telegraph)external-link

Manchester United's Italy defender Matteo Darmian, 28, will stay at Old Trafford despite spending the summer trying to leave. (Sun)external-link

Tottenham's hopes of offloading Dutch striker Vincent Janssen, 24, have been dashed after he was ruled out until Christmas. (Sun)external-link

Leicester winger Demarai Gray, 22, has set his sights on breaking into the England squad, saying he does not want to watch them "from the pub". (Sky Sports)external-link

New West Ham manager Manuel Pellegrini says there is "no reason" why his players should fear playing at London Stadium. (Guardian)external-link

Everton boss Marco Silva has revealed he insists all his players speak in English at all times. (Telegraph)external-link

And he has also urged 20-year-old winger Ademola Lookman to fight for his place at the club, after the Englishman was left out of the squad last weekend. (Express)external-link

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has delivered a warning to any players who complain about being left out of the side. (Express)external-link

Arsenal's 20-year-old English striker Stephy Mavididi has signed for Juventus having never made a senior appearance for the Gunners. (Sky Sports)external-link

Swansea winger Nathan Dyer is a target for Reading, who want to bring the 30-year-old Englishman to the Madejski on loan. (Sun)external-link

New Leeds manager Marcelo Bielsa says he has not been in contact with coaching allies Pep Guardiola and Mauricio Pochettino regarding loan deals for any of their respective players at Manchester City and Tottenham. (Yorkshire Evening Post)external-link

Blackburn have made an improved offer of £8m for Nottingham Forest striker Ben Brereton after seeing their original £6m bid for the 19-year-old turned down. (Sun)external-link

Sunderland's current owners have revealed the club spent £1,000 a month on plastic plants under its previous owners. (Sunderland Echo)external-link

Celtic have rejected an offer of more than £13m from Porto for 22-year-old French midfielder Olivier Ntcham. (Goal)external-link

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