Football gossip: Allegri, Reyes, Ozil, Higuain, Lozano, Fabregas, Diaz

Football gossip

Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri has been linked with becoming Manchester United manager but he says he is "happy" at the Italian club. (Calciomercato)external-link

Bayern Munich are set to make a £13m bid for Chelsea forward Callum Hudson-Odoi, 18, in January. (Daily Mail)external-link

Former Arsenal winger Jose Antonio Reyes, 35, is set to return to the club as part of manager Unai Emery's coaching set up. (Estadio Deportivo, via Daily Star)external-link

Emery says he turned down the chance of signing Mohamed Salah for former club Paris St-Germain as he had doubts about the 26-year-old Liverpool and Egypt forward, who he now considers one of the world's top five players. (Daily Mail)external-link

Sevilla and Argentina midfielder Ever Banega, 30, looks to join Arsenal after his agent flew to London. (Sun)external-link

Croatia midfielder Luka Modric has rejected a new contract at Real Madrid as he seeks a move away from the Bernabeu. The 33-year-old has been linked with Inter Milan. (Telemadrid via AS - in Spanish)external-link

Chelsea's 31-year-old midfielder Cesc Fabregas, whose contract expires in June, is free to talk to other clubs from 1 January and will leave the Stamford Bridge outfit for a club in Europe. (Marca) external-link

AC Milan director of sport Leonardo says Chelsea have not made an approach to sign 31-year-old Argentine striker Gonzalo Higuain, who is on loan at the San Siro club from Juventus. (Evening Standard)external-link

PSV Eindhoven forward Hirving Lozano, 23, is one of Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri's top targets. (Daily Express)external-link

Manchester City midfielder Brahim Diaz is set to leave the club and join Real Madrid in a deal worth £13.5m plus add-ons, with the 19-year-old expected to sign a deal with the Bernabeu side for the next six seasons. (Marca)external-link

Manchester United midfielder Andreas Pereira could look to leave the club unless he gets more playing time, with Arsenal, Everton and West Ham interested in the 22-year-old. (UOL Sports, in Portuguese)external-link

Liverpool have been approached by Portuguese club Sporting Lisbon about signing 18-year-old midfielder Rafa Camacho on loan in January, while a number of Championship sides have also asked about his availability. (Liverpool Echo)external-link

Meanwhile, Liverpool and England Under-21 striker Dominic Solanke, 21, is weighing up a loan move to Crystal Palace having not made an appearance for the Reds this season. (Daily Mail)external-link

Aston Villa have pulled out of a deal to sign Chelsea centre-back Gary Cahill, 33, because of the cost involved. (Daily Telegraph)external-link

Newcastle manager Rafael Benitez says there is "no chance" the club will sell midfielder Jonjo Shelvey, 26, in January, amid rumours of a swap deal involving Fulham midfielder Tom Cairney, 27. (Guardian)external-link

Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers has revealed he was rushed to hospital following his sacking as Liverpool manager in 2015 because he was "so tense". (The Coaches Voice)external-link

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