Football gossip: Werner, Pogba, Neymar, Haaland, Alonso, Cavani

Football gossip

Chelsea are plotting a January move for RB Leipzig and Germany striker Timo Werner, 23. (Express)external-link

France midfielder Paul Pogba, 26, wants to leave Manchester United and rejoin former side Juventus. (Calciomercato - in Italian)external-link

Barcelona will try to re-sign Paris St-Germain and Brazil forward Neymar, 27, in the summer window. (Goal)external-link

Croatia striker Mario Mandzukic, 33, has ended speculation over his future by completing a move to Qatari outfit Al-Duhail despite interest from Manchester United. (Mail)external-link

Manchester United are willing to offer 19-year-old Norwegian striker Erling Haaland a £200,00-a-week contract to join them from Red Bull Salzburg. (Sun)external-link

Leicester and England midfielder James Maddison, 23, will be the subject of an £80m approach from Manchester United in the summer. (Daily Star)external-link

Monaco have joined AC Milan and Manchester United in the race to sign Barcelona's French centre-back Jean-Clair Todibo, 19. (Calciomercato)external-link

Under-pressure West Ham boss Manuel Pellegrini needs to sign four players in January but could let defender Issa Diop, 22, leave. (Express)external-link

Paris St-Germain and Uruguay striker Edinson Cavani, 32, is close to sealing a January move to Atletico Madrid. (Marca)external-link

Arsenal are expected to sell one of their forwards and move for Lyon's 23-year-old French striker Moussa Dembele. (Le10Sport - in French)external-link

Everton and Atletico Madrid are battling to sign River Plate's Colombian forward Rafael Santos Borre, 24. (AS)external-link

Manchester United defender Chris Smalling, 30, wants to stay at Roma when his loan deal ends at the end of the season. (Roma Press)external-link

AC Milan are confident of sealing a deal to bring Swedish forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic, 38, back to the club in January. (Mail)external-link

West Ham are keen on signing Spanish central defender Unai Nunez, 22, from Athletic Bilbao. (AS, in Spanish)external-link

Aston Villa are likely to be priced out of a move for Werder Bremen's 23-year-old Kosovo winger Milot Rashica during the January transfer window. (Birmingham Mail)external-link

Juan Sebastian Veron says there are talks between Estudiantes and Vissel Kobe midfielder Andres Iniesta over the Spaniard, 35, joining the Argentine club. (La Oral Deportivo, via Marca)external-link

Flamengo boss Jorge Jesus says he will honour his contract with the Brazilian side after leading them to the final of the Club World Cup. (Record - in Portuguese)external-link

Wolves boss Nuno Espirito Santo is giving his players Christmas Day off to spend with their families before Friday's game against Manchester City. (FourFourTwo)external-link

Liverpool will appeal to the Premier League for the right to wear the Fifa world champions badge on their shirts in domestic matches. (The Athletic - subscription required)external-link

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