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Former Chelsea and Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti, 56, is ready to return to management in January and is keen to return to the Premier League. (Corriere Dello Sport - in Italian)external-link

Aston Villa are set to target Real Sociedad boss David Moyes as a replacement for manager Tim Sherwood. (Times - subscription required)external-link

Newcastle will try to sign Manchester United's Spanish goalkeeper Victor Valdes, 33, as a replacement for Tim Krul, who will miss the rest of the season because of a knee injury. (Star)external-link

The Magpies will receive a multi-million-pound compensation settlement because of Krul's injury. The 27-year-old Dutch goalkeeper is out until next August after rupturing an anterior cruciate ligament playing against Kazakhstan on Saturday. (Mirror)external-link

Andriy Yarmolenko takes on Cesar Azpilicueta
Could Ukraine's Andriy Yarmolenko (left) be on his way to Chelsea?

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has sparked speculation of a bid for Dynamo Kiev's Andriy Yarmolenko after watching the 25-year-old winger in action for Ukraine against Spain. (Independent)external-link

Manchester City defender Vincent Kompany is set to defy manager Manuel Pellegrini's wishes and play for Belgium in their Euro 2016 qualifier against Israel, despite fears the 29-year-old is yet to fully recover from a calf injury. (Telegraph)external-link

Manchester United forward Memphis Depay has been involved in a training-ground row with former Red Devils striker Robin van Persie as Netherlands get ready for their crucial Euro 2016 qualifier against Czech Republic. (Express)external-link

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says he will not try to sign any players from former club Borussia Dortmund. (Bild via Daily Mail)external-link

Chile forward Alexis Sanchez, 26, is set to become Arsenal's highest-paid player as the club prepare to open talks over a new deal. The Gunners will also open discussions with Germany midfielder Mesut Ozil, 26, who will also receive a pay rise. (Mail) external-link

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West Brom boss Tony Pulis is interested in Malaga midfielder Ignacio Camacho, 25, who has returned to action after surgery on his pelvis. (AS via Birmingham Mail)external-link

Southampton want manager Ronald Koeman, 52, to sign a new contract but fear Netherlands will want him to succeed Danny Blind. (Mail)external-link

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has sent scouts to watch Ajax's 19-year-old midfielder Riechedly Bazoer. (Mirror)external-link

Former Sunderland manager Peter Reid could return to the Stadium of Light as part of Sam Allardyce's coaching team. (Star)external-link

Allardyce says his greatest pleasure in Premier League management is getting one over on Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger. (Sun - subscription required)external-link

Former Black Cats striker Michael Bridges says Allardyce's attention to detail is "scary" and expects the 60-year-old to transform the team's fortunes. (Sunderland Echo)external-link

Daily Star
Tuesday's Daily Star back page

Newcastle's deputy head groundsman Andrew Tully says the St James' Park pitch will be in "fantastic" condition for Sunday's home game against Norwich. The stadium hosted three Rugby World Cup matches and the pitch appeared to rip up during Friday's game between New Zealand and Tonga. (Newcastle United website)external-link

Gareth Bale's agent says there is "no hatred" between the Wales forward, 26, and his Real Madrid team-mate Cristiano Ronaldo, 30. (Guardian)external-link

Former England defender Rio Ferdinand, 36, says he was upset former Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson did not make him captain and said he felt he did not get enough credit from the Scot. (CNBC)external-link

Ex-Leeds United midfielder Lee Bowyer has joined former team-mate Harry Kewell at Watford to help coach the club's under-21 side. (Watford Observer)external-link

Bournemouth midfielder Harry Arter, 25, is set to return to action for the Cherries in an under-21 match. He is yet to play this season because of a groin injury. (Bournemouth Echo)external-link

Former Everton full-back Michael Ball feels the door should always stay open for Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney, 29, to return to Goodison Park, whether that be in a playing or coaching capacity. (Liverpool Echo)external-link

Best of social media

Kevin Davies
Former England striker Kevin Davies posted this picture of his Star Wars collection

Sticking with the theme, some suggested Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho looked like he was auditioning for a role in the next Star Wars movie as he watched Ukraine play Spain in Kiev. (Bleacher Report)external-link

Jose Mourinho
Mourinho in Kiev or a galaxy far, far away?

First Sweden and Paris St-Germain's record goalscorer and now a record-breaking pop star. Zlatan Ibrahimovic's version of the Swedish national anthem is rumoured (by him) to be the most-streamed national anthem ever. (Zlatan Ibrahimovic on Instagram)external-link

Harry Kane
Tottenham striker Harry Kane tweeted this after England's 3-0 victory over Lithuania in Euro 2016 qualifying

And finally

A Slovakian amateur side's stadium has an unusual feature - a train track on the side of the pitch. Footage has emerged of a steam train passing through while TJ Tatran Cierny Balog were playing at home. (Evening Standard)external-link

Newcastle striker Papiss Cisse took part in a voodoo-style ritual to end a goal drought, fearing he had been cursed by a rival. (Chronicle)external-link

Manchester United forward Memphis Depay has sold more replica shirts bearing his name than any other player in the Premier League. (Express)external-link

Former Newcastle United player Ollie Burton has taken the credit for Delia Smith's infamous 'Let's be 'aving you' outburst at Norwich in 2005. Burton says he was in the directors' box at Carrow Road that day and spurred the Norwich owner to take to the microphone at half-time. (Chronicle)external-link

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