Football gossip: Sterling, Foden, Malcom, Eriksen, Ramsey, Barkley

Football gossip

Manchester City forward Raheem Sterling, 23, will sign a new contract to stay at the club beyond the summer, when his existing deal expires. (Manchester Evening News)external-link

Borussia Dortmund are interested in Manchester City's England Under-21 midfielder Phil Foden, 18, and could buy him for £175,000. (Mail)external-link

Arsenal and Tottenham are interested in Barcelona striker Malcom, 21, with the Brazilian getting limited playing time at the Nou Camp. (Mundo Deportivo via Mirror)external-link

Denmark midfielder Christian Eriksen, 26, is set to sign a contract extension at Tottenham. (Evening Standard)external-link

Wales midfielder Aaron Ramsey, 27, has been told by Arsenal he can leave next summer. (Mail)external-link

Chelsea and England midfielder Ross Barkley, 24, could be the "next Frank Lampard", according to former player Pat Nevin. (Love Sport Radio)external-link

Former Chelsea manager Antonio Conte is still an option for the vacant managerial position at Real Madrid despite reportedly being ruled out as a candidate earlier in the week. (AS)external-link

Or, Real Madrid want to hold talks with Belgium coach Roberto Martinez, who is the frontrunner to take charge with Conte out of the running. (Telegraph)external-link

Juventus are expected to move for Manchester United's Spanish midfielder Juan Mata, 30 in January. Mata is in the final year of his contract at Old Trafford. (Evening Standard)external-link

Manchester United cited Liverpool and England midfielder Jordan Henderson, 28, in manager Jose Mourinho's appeal against his Football Association charge for using abusive language. (Times - subscription required)external-link

Wolves have again been linked with Liverpool striker Divock Origi, 23, after originally bidding for the Belgian in the summer. (Birmingham Mail)external-link

Manchester City and Spain Under-21 forward Brahim Diaz, 18, could leave for Real Madrid. (Telegraph)external-link

Former Premier League referee Mark Clattenburg is not expected to return to officiate in the English top flight when his spell in Saudi Arabia ends in February. (Telegraph)external-link

Former Uefa president Michel Platini says Real Madrid's France defender Raphael Varane, 25, should be the favourite for the Ballon d'Or. (Marca)external-link

Manchester United and England striker Marcus Rashford celebrated his 21st birthday by handing out £20 notes to people trick or treating for Halloween. (Manchester Evening News)external-link

Arsenal manager Unai Emery bet against his own team when he was a player at Toledo. (Sun)external-link

West Ham will investigate how there were two separate pitch invasions during Wednesday's Carabao Cup loss to Tottenham. (Mail)external-link

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