Transfer rumours: Lingard, Haaland, Lukaku, Christensen, De Vrij, Ndidi, McKennie, Ramsey, Pedri, Januzaj

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Newcastle have made contact with Manchester United over a possible January deal for England midfielder Jesse Lingard, 28. (Sunexternal-link)

Manchester United have drawn up a four-man shortlist in case 34-year-old Uruguay striker Edinson Cavani joins Barcelona, including Norway's Erling Braut Haaland, 21, Portugal's Joao Felix, 22, Germany forward Timo Werner, 25 and Sweden's Alexander Isak, 22. (Mailexternal-link)

Tottenham Hotspur have joined Manchester City and Manchester United in closely monitoring the situation of Chelsea defender Andreas Christensen. The 25-year Denmark centre-back is out of contract at the end of this season, although the Blues still hope he will sign a new deal. (Daily Star)external-link

Ajax manager Erik ten Haag, 51, has jumped to the top of Manchester United's shortlist as the Premier League club continue to consider the options for their next permanent manager. (Daily Mirror)external-link

Liverpool have made Real Madrid winger Rodrygo one of their main transfer targets and are willing to pay €80m (£68m) for the 20-year-old Brazil forward. (El Nacional via Daily Mirror)external-link

Everton plans in the January transfer window may change following Anthony Martial's agent saying the 26-year-old France forward wants to leave Manchester United. (Liverpool Echo)external-link

Leicester City are unlikely to have funds to strengthen their squad next month, says Foxes manager Brendan Rodgers. (Leicester Mercury)external-link

Southampton will assess injuries to Albania striker Armando Broja, 20, and former England Under-21 forward Adam Armstrong, 24, before deciding whether they need to sign another attacking option in January. (Southern Daily Echo)external-link

Chelsea and Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku, 28, will return to Serie A before the end of his career, his agent has said. (Tuttosport, via Goalexternal-link)

Inter Milan have not held any contract discussions with Netherlands defender Stefan de Vrij, 29, amid interest from Tottenham and Newcastle. (Gazzetta dello Sport - in Italianexternal-link)

Real Madrid have identified Leicester and Nigeria midfielder Wilfred Ndidi, 25, as a replacement for Brazil star Casemiro, 29. (Naijaexternal-link)

Juventus are set to listen to offers for United States midfielder Weston McKennie, 22, Wales star Aaron Ramsey, 30, and Brazilian Arthur, 25, in January. (Gazzetta dello Sport - in Italianexternal-link)

Brighton are set to beat Manchester City, Liverpool and AC Milan to the signing of 18-year-old Polish midfielder Kacper Kozlowski for £8m from Pogon Szczecin. (Mailexternal-link)

Barcelona will target a move for 26-year-old Belgian midfielder Adnan Januzaj when his Real Sociedad contract expires next summer. (Mailexternal-link)

The Catalan club have also set their sights on Manchester United's France striker Martial, 26, as an alternative to Manchester City and Spain forward Ferran Torres, 21. (Sport - in Spanishexternal-link)

Paris-St Germain and Argentina forward Mauro Icardi's wife and agent is holding talks with Juventus over a potential return to Italy for the 28-year-old. (Fichajes - in Spanishexternal-link)

Spain midfielder Pedri, 19, says he is happy at Barcelona despite interest from Manchester City. (Tuttosport - in Italianexternal-link)

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