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Managers under pressure - who could go where?

Everton boss Marco Silva's Goodison Park fate has been sealed, with David Moyes set to return as manager. (Mirror)

Chris Hughton and Rafael Benitez are candidates to take over at West Ham United - who are without a win in seven games - if manager Manuel Pellegrini is sacked. (Guardian)

Sheffield United manager Chris Wilder is also in the frame to be the next Hammers boss after guiding the newly promoted side to sixth in the Premier League. (Mirror)

Another Premier League manager under pressure is Arsenal's Unai Emery, with former Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri and Manchester City assistant coach Mikel Arteta both touted as a potential replacement. (Mail)

Napoli manager Carlo Ancelotti had been in the frame to take over from Mauricio Pochettino at Tottenham Hotspur, but was "too expensive" and Spurs opted for Jose Mourinho instead. (Mail)

Borussia Dortmund's 19-year-old England forward Jadon Sancho - who is a target for Manchester United - says he is not looking to leave the German club in January, despite feeling like a "scapegoat" for his side's poor run of form. (The Athletic, via Metro)

Manchester City's England forward Raheem Sterling, 24, is refusing to sign a new contract with the Premier League champions - worth £450,000 a week - unless manager Pep Guardiola also commits his future to the Etihad Stadium club. (Talksport)

Leeds United have joined Aston Villa and Crystal Palace in showing interest in taking in Liverpool's 19-year-old England Under-21 forward Rhian Brewster on loan in January. (Star)

Arsenal could miss out on Barcelona's 26-year-old centre-back Samuel Umtiti, with the France international preferring a return to former club Lyon if he leaves the Nou Camp. (L'Equipe - in French)

Tottenham are monitoring Bournemouth's Netherlands defender Nathan Ake, with the 24-year-old a candidate to replace 32-year-old Belgium centre-back Jan Vertonghen, whose contract at Spurs expires in summer 2020. (Football Insider)

Talks to extend Paris St-Germain forward Kylian Mbappe's contract are ongoing, with the French club's president Leonardo making 20-year-old's future a priority. (L'Equipe - in French)

Real Madrid and Belgium forward Eden Hazard, 28, says he hopes France international Mbappe joins him at the Bernabeuwithin the next couple of years. (Marca)

Everton boss Marco Silva has ruled out a January loan move away from Goodison Park for 19-year-old forward Moise Kean and insists the Italian has the right attitude to succeed at the club. (Star)

Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich is fully involved in running things at Stamford Bridge and will not entertain "bargain bids" for the Premier League club. (Guardian)

Wolves' 18-year-old under-23 centre-back Owen Otasowie - who qualifies for England, Nigeria and the United States - is wanted by French champions Paris St-Germain, German side Schalke, as well as Premier League sides Arsenal and Liverpool.(Sun)

Celtic boss Neil Lennon has been told to expect a transfer battle for Tottenham midfielder Victor Wanyama because a number of Premier League clubs will be interested in signing the 28-year-old Kenya international. (Express)

Newcastle United boss Steve Bruce wants Hull City's Jarrod Bowen, 22, and could test the Tigers' resolve with a January move for the English winger. (Star)

West Ham are preparing to sell 33-year-old Colombia midfielder Carlos Sanchez, who is out of contract at London Stadium next summer, in January. (Sun)

Newcastle United are monitoring Monaco defender Benoit Badiashile after scouts watched the 18-year-old Frenchman play against Bordeaux. (Newcastle Chronicle)

Aston Villa and Scotland midfielder John McGinn, 25, is staying at Villa Park despite reports he will leave in January. (Star)

Bournemouth's Scotland winger Ryan Fraser has been linked with Everton, Liverpool and Arsenal when his contract expires next summer, but the 25-year-old is not yet close to making a decision about his future. (Mirror)

Brescia's Italian striker Mario Balotelli, 29, has been told to show more "enthusiasm" if he wants to win his place back in the team. (Mail)

Returning Spain head coach Luis Enrique will appoint Jesus Casas as his assistant. (Marca - in Spanish)

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