Football gossip: Rodwell, Muller, Mourinho, Chilwell, Maddison, Sidibe

Football gossip

Manchester United are interested in a January move for Bayern Munich's German striker Thomas Muller, 30. (Bild, via Star)external-link

Borussia Dortmund sporting director Michael Zorc has dismissed rumours that former Manchester United and Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho will be taking charge at the German club. (Sky Germany, via Mirror)external-link

Manchester United are unlikely to sign Leicester City's England defender Ben Chilwell, 22, or midfielder James Maddison, 22, in January. (Manchester Evening News)external-link

Chelsea are increasingly confident that the club's transfer ban will be lifted and are looking at signing Bournemouth and England striker Callum Wilson, 27, and RB Leipzig's German forward Timo Werner, 23. (Sun)external-link

Monaco cannot recall France defender Djibril Sidibe, 27, from his season-long loan at Everton, following rumours that the French side were considering terminating his spell at Goodison because of interest from AC Milan. (Liverpool Echo)external-link

Paul Scholes believes his former club Manchester United should attempt to sign Arsenal's out-of-favour ex-Germany international playmaker Mesut Ozil, 31, to help solve their problems in attack. (BT Sport, via Evening Standard)external-link

Arsenal manager Unai Emery refused to discuss why he left Ozil out of his squad for the Europa League group game win against Vitoria Guimaraes on Thursday. (Mirror)external-link

Leicester are being linked with Trabzonspor's Turkish midfielder Kerem Baykus, 19. (Fotospor - in Turkish)external-link

The future of Liverpool's kit deal is set to be confirmed on Friday when a judge decides whether New Balance or Nike have rights to the lucrative contract. (Liverpool Echo)external-link

Wolves sporting director Kevin Thelwell says a loan move would not suit English midfielder Morgan Gibbs-White, insisting the 19-year-old "has not stalled". (Express and Star)external-link

Crystal Palace have secured a £22.5m boost after they sold an instalment owed on the deal which took England Under-21 defender Aaron Wan-Bissaka, 21, to Manchester United to an Australian bank in order to receive the money now. (Evening Standard)external-link

Manchester City almost lost out on Pep Guardiola becoming their manager because he struggled to find suitable accommodation, a new book has revealed. (Independent)external-link

Former Netherlands midfielder Ronald de Boer, 49, almost joined Manchester United in 2000 but was advised against it by then Dutch coach Louis van Gaal, who went on to manage United in 2014. (FourFourTwo)external-link

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