Gossip column: Pogba, Martial, Berahino, Draxler, Wanyama

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Chelsea have opened talks with Juventus about Paul Pogba, 22, and are prepared to offer £87.5m for the midfielder. (Tancredi Palmeri, via Daily Star)external-link

Manchester United have made a £36.3m bid for Monaco's France Under-21 forward Anthony Martial, 19, who is also an Arsenal target. (RMC Sport - in French)external-link

Napoli's Netherlands midfielder Jonathan de Guzman, 27, is set to join Bournemouth on a season-long loan. (Daily Mail)external-link

Chelsea's Nigeria winger Victor Moses, 24, will join West Ham on loan before the end of the transfer window. (Sky Sports)external-link

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Schalke have denied reports that Arsenal and Manchester United target Julian Draxler, 21, has agreed to join Bundesliga rivals Wolfsburg. (Daily Star)external-link

Celtic will make an improved £4m offer for Dinamo Zagreb's 21-year-old Croatian defender Jozo Simunovic, with Dutch centre-back Virgil van Dijk, 24, set to complete an £11m move to Southampton. (Daily Record)external-link

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino is lining up another bid for West Brom's England Under-21 striker Saido Berahino, 22, and a move for Southampton's Kenya midfielder Victor Wanyama, 24. (Telegraph)external-link

However, possibly leaving White Hart Lane is Argentina forward Erik Lamela, 23, who is set for a switch back to Serie A with former club Roma. (Gazzetta World)external-link

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The back page of Monday's Sun newspaper is dominated by the two Manchester clubs

West Brom's move for winger Matt Phillips, 24, could be back on as QPR cut their biggest earners. (Daily Mirror)external-link

Swansea City manager Garry Monk says the club will turn down any potential bids for Bafetimbi Gomis - who has scored in the first four Premier League games of the season - despite the 30-year-old France international having a £7m clause in his contract. (Telegraph)external-link

Sunderland's Italian midfielder Emanuele Giaccherini, 30, is on the verge of a loan move to Italian side Bologna. (Sunderland Echo)external-link

Fulham have rejected a £10m bid from Sheffield Wednesday for striker Ross McCormack, 29. (Sporting Life, via Press Association)external-link

Bookmakers have cut the odds on Manchester United completing a move for QPR striker Charlie Austin, 26. (Metro)external-link

Chelsea's players need to "give themselves a slap around the face" after their poor start to the season, says ex-Manchester United defender Gary Neville. (Sky Sports)external-link

Alan Shearer says "everything" about the way Chelsea are playing is wrong, claiming they are "a million miles away" from where they were last season. (Sun - subscription only)external-link

Manchester City's new 24-year-old Belgium midfielder Kevin de Bruyne has been described as a "game-changer" by club captain Vincent Kompany. (Daily Mirror)external-link

Meanwhile, De Bruyne spent Saturday evening in Louis van Gaal's favourite Manchester city centre restaurant. (Manchester Evening News)external-link

France striker Olivier Giroud, 28, claims it is obvious Arsenal need "several good attackers" and says it would have been "good" if the club had signed his compatriot Karim Benzema, 27, from Real Madrid. (BeIN Sports, via Daily Star)external-link

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Ever wondered what former West Ham defender Paul Konchesky does in his spare time? Probably not... but in case you do, he opens new pie shops in Brentwood.external-link

Manchester United's Ander Herrera can't hide his disappointmentexternal-link about the result at Swansea, saying the game was lost "in five minutes".

Meanwhile, ex-United captain Rio Ferdinand has his "fingers crossed"external-link that his former club can still fight for the league this season.

And finally...

One unfortunate Manchester United fan has been spotted wearing a Pedro shirt, just days after the Spaniard completed a move to Chelsea. (Metro)external-link

Everton fans at White Hart Lane provided a show of defiance after Chelsea's pursuit of John Stones by singing a modified rendition of The Beatles classic Can't Buy Me Love, instead singing "Money can't buy you Stones".(Liverpool Echo)external-link

It has finally been revealed why there was a man in the St James' Park press box with a video game controller in his hand... he was collecting player data.(Independent)external-link

Player data
This man's secret is out...

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