Transfer gossip: Moyes, Ozil, Ings, Kane, Grimaldo, Messi

Football gossip

Former Everton boss David Moyes is being lined up for a return to Goodison Park as the pressure increases on Toffees manager Ronald Koeman. (Sunday Mirror)

Real Madrid are convinced they will sign 24-year-old Tottenham and England striker Harry Kane next summer. (Sun on Sunday)

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is interested in Benfica's Spanish left-back Alex Grimaldo, 22. (Metro)

United are also prepared to offer Real Madrid and Brazil midfielder Casemiro, 25, a huge salary to convince him to leave the Bernabeu for Old Trafford. (Sunday Express)

Newcastle manager Rafael Benitez could get £500m in the next two transfer windows if British businesswoman Amanda Staveley is successful in buying the club. (Sunday Express)

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino says he had to re-focus midfielder Eric Dier after the 23-year-old England international had been "destabilised" by an approach by Manchester United. (Mail on Sunday)

West Ham want former Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini - in charge of Russian side Zenit St Petersburg - to replace Slaven Bilic if the Croat fails to turn around the Hammers' poor form. (Sunday Mirror)

Alternatively, if West Ham decide to sack Bilic, they could face a battle with Leicester City in their pursuit of another ex-Manchester City boss - Manuel Pellegrini. (Sunday Telegraph)

Barcelona are preparing to offer 30-year-old Argentina forward Lionel Messi a lifetime deal at the club. (ESPN FC)

Manchester United are trying to sign Spain Under-21 midfielder Carlos Soler, 20, from Valencia in a £30m deal. (Mail on Sunday)

Newcastle want to bring 30-year-old France midfielder Hatem Ben Arfa back to St James' Park from Paris St-Germain. (Sun on Sunday)

AC Milan chief executive Marco Fassone says the Italian giants will have to sell star players if they fail to qualify for next season's Champions League. (FourFourTwo)

Basel forward Dimitri Oberlin, 20, has confirmed he turned down the chance to move to Manchester United in 2014 because he wanted to play first-team football. (Metro)

Liverpool midfielder Emre Can says it is "an honour" to be linked with a move to Juventus as the 23-year-old Germany international continues to stall on a new deal at Anfield. (Independent)

RB Leipzig and Germany striker Timo Werner, 21, says he dreams of playing for Manchester United. (Sunday Mirror)

Meanwhile...

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte says he does not fear being sacked by the Premier League champions. (Observer)

Former Manchester United and England midfielder Owen Hargreaves has criticised Chelsea's loan system. (London Evening Standard)

Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has confirmed the club will remain in La Liga - even if Catalonia is granted independence. (ESPN)

Germany midfielder Mesut Ozil has denied telling Arsenal team-mates he wants to join Manchester United and sent out this message...

Mesut Ozil

The best of Saturday's gossip

Barcelona are preparing a January move for Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera, 28. (Don Balon, via Daily Express)

United will trigger a one-year option on Spain international Herrera's contract if he fails to agree new terms by the end of the year. (Manchester Evening News)

Barcelona will make a final attempt to sign Liverpool and Brazil midfielder Philippe Coutinho in the January transfer window. (Daily Mirror)

Reds manager Jurgen Klopp says the club are striving to create circumstances that ensure 25-year-old Coutinho wants to stay at Anfield beyond this season. (Telegraph)

Germany midfielder Mesut Ozil, 29, wants to join Manchester United when his deal with Arsenal expires at the end of the season. (Daily Mail)

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