Football gossip: Zidane, Mourinho, Terry, Neves, Griezmann, Fabregas

Football gossip

Former Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane has been preparing a list of transfer targets in case he is asked to replaced Jose Mourinho as Manchester United manager. (Sunday Mirror)

United's former France forward Eric Cantona says Mourinho "has a good personality, but not for United", adding that the Old Trafford outfit "should have [Pep] Guardiola as coach". (Mail on Sunday)

Ex-Chelsea and England captain John Terry, 37, is expected to sign a one-year deal with Russian side Spartak Moscow. (Sky Sports Italy)

Alternatively, Terry will sign a two-year contract after passing a medical in Italy. (Observer)

Terry is set to earn £1.8m a year after tax in the Russian capital. (Sunday Telegraph)

Manchester United and Manchester City are both interested in signing Wolves' 21-year-old Portugal midfielder Ruben Neves in January. (Sun on Sunday)

Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe will sign a new £4m-a-year contract with the Premier League club. (Sunday Mirror)

Former Manchester United and Netherlands keeper Edwin van der Sar says it is "nonsense" he could be returning to the club as director of football, a position he holds at Dutch side Ajax. (Sun on Sunday)

Atletico Madrid's 27-year-old France forward Antoine Griezmann says he would like to finish his career in the MLS - at either LA Galaxy or David Beckham's new team Inter Miami. (L'Equipe - in French)

AC Milan are interested in Chelsea's 31-year-old Spain midfielder Cesc Fabregas. (Corriere dello Sport - in Italian)

Aston Villa had hoped to re-sign John Terry but are now considering German ex-Leicester defender Robert Huth, 34, instead. (Sunday Mirror)

Watford have agreed to sign 18-year-old Serbian striker Filip Stuparevic in January. (Sportski zurnal - in Serbian)

Work on modernising Real Madrid's Santiago Bernabeu ground will begin before the end of the year. (Marca - in Spanish)

English clubs might consider the January transfer window as their last chance to sign top young European players before Brexit potentially makes it more difficult to do so. (Sunday Telegraph)

Leicester City's England Under-21 left-back Ben Chilwell, 21, says his preparations for this season involved "minging running" in the summer and cutting out alcohol. (Mail on Sunday)

Chelsea and Germany defender Antonio Rudiger, 25, says he "favours" the style of new Blues boss Maurizio Sarri because he "wants us to press high compared to last season when everyone knows we sat back" under previous manager Antonio Conte. (Mail on Sunday)

Yasin Ben El-Mhanni, the 22-year-old English ex-Newcastlewinger, is wanted by Belgian clubs Royal Antwerp and Standard Liege.(Sun on Sunday)

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