Football gossip: Pochettino, Hudson-Odoi, Coutinho, Willian, Higuain, Shelvey, Casilla

Football gossip

Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy will not let manager Mauricio Pochettino join Manchester United, even if the Old Trafford club offer £50m for the Argentine. (Sun)external-link

Chelsea are trying to negotiate a buy-back clause in the potential sale of Callum Hudson-Odoi, 18, to Bayern Munich, but the German club do not want to agree to it. (Times - subscription required)external-link

Bayern Munich winger and former Chelsea player Arjen Robben, 34, has urged Hudson-Odoi to move to the German champions. (Mirror)external-link

Barcelona are willing to listen to offers for midfielder Philippe Coutinho, 26, with Manchester United interested in signing the former Liverpool man in the summer. (Calciomercato, via Star)external-link

Barcelona are also considering making a second bid for Chelsea and Brazil winger Willian, after their first bid for the 30-year-old was rejected on Thursday. (Standard)external-link

Chelsea have agreed deals in principle for Cagliari and Italy midfielder Nicolo Barella, 21, and Zenit St Petersburg and Argentina midfielder Leandro Paredes, 24. (Telegraph)external-link

AC Milan manager Gennaro Gattuso has said talks are ongoing with 31-year-old striker Gonzalo Higuain's representatives amid speculation over a move to Chelsea. (Express)external-link

Signing Higuain on loan until the end of the season is Chelsea's priority for the current transfer window. (Sun)external-link

The father of Paris St-Germain and Brazil forward Neymar has dismissed rumours the 26-year-old wants to return to former club Barcelona. (Express)external-link

Bournemouth striker Dominic Solanke, 21, says Jadon Sancho, 18, moving to Borussia Dortmund from Manchester City has inspired other young players they can leave big clubs for more playing time. (Times - subscription required)external-link

Former Fulham manager Slavisa Jokanovic is at the top of Nottingham Forest's shortlist to replace Aitor Karanka as manager, with Martin O'Neill and Carlos Carvalhal also on their shortlist. (Nottingham Post) external-link

Liverpool and Fulham both want to sign Red Bull Salzburg and Israel striker Moanes Dabour, 26. (Estadio Deportivo - in Spanish)external-link

Everton boss Marco Silva will not complain if his side do not add to their squad in the January window, although he would like "two or three" new signings. (Liverpool Echo)external-link

West Ham are exploring a possible move for Newcastle midfielder Jonjo Shelvey, 26. (Mail)external-link

Hammers forward Marko Arnautovic, 29, will be "ending his career" from a competitive perspective if he heads to China, says ex-West Ham midfielder Gary O'Neil. (Express)external-link

Leeds are set to sign Real Madrid goalkeeper Kiko Casilla. The 32-year-old is due to fly to England next week. (Yorkshire Evening Post)external-link

Aston Villa and Congo midfielder Aaron Tshibola, 24, is wanted by several clubs in Italy's Serie A. Tshibola has been on loan at Kilmarnock this season. (Birmingham Mail)external-link

Ipswich Town are interested in signing 30-year-old Brentford midfielder Alan Judge. (East Anglian Daily Times)external-link

Juventus want to re-sign France midfielder Paul Pogba, 25, in the summer and Manchester United are reportedly willing to consider it if Brazil winger Douglas Costa, 28, moves to Old Trafford as part of the deal. (Tuttosport, via Calciomercato)external-link

Juventus are ready to offer Morocco centre-back Medhi Benatia, 31, to Arsenal as part of the deal that would see Wales midfielder Aaron Ramsey, 28, moving the other way. (Gazzetta dello Sport, via Metro)external-link

Barcelona are considering a loan move for Chelsea and Spain striker Alvaro Morata, 26, who is also a target for Sevilla and Atletico Madrid. (Sport - in Spanish)external-link

Arsenal captain Laurent Koscielny, 33, has rejected a transfer approach from Monaco. (Le10 Sport, via Mirror)external-link

Monaco are in talks with Chelsea over a deal for Belgium striker Michy Batshuayi, 25. The player's agent has flown out to France to discuss a potential move. (Goal)external-link

Everton are interested in signing Southampton and Portugal defender Cedric Soares, 27, with the Saints reportedly willing to sell. (Sun, via Star)external-link

Leicester City want to sign Hull City winger Jarrod Bowen with Tottenham and Everton also tracking the 22-year-old. (Sun) external-link

Hull are close to completing the loan signing of Cardiff City defender Matthew Connolly, 31. (Hull Daily Mail)external-link

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