Transfer gossip: Koeman, Aubameyang, Zaha, Bilic, Giroud

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Everton's majority shareholder Farhad Moshiri has given his support to the club's under-pressure manager Ronald Koeman by stating the 1-0 loss to Burnley is their only "unexpected defeat" this season. (Guardian)

Borussia Dortmund's prolific striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, 28, says he was not attracted by a move to the Premier League last summer despite interest from Manchester City. (TF1's Telefoot via Sun)

Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson says 24-year-old Ivory Coast forward Wilfried Zaha may not be fit to face Chelsea after the international break. (Croydon Advertiser)

Brighton boss Chris Hughton believes the club's £13.5 million record signing Jose Izquierdo will get even better as the Colombia winger, 25, plays more games in the Premier League. (The Argus)

Stoke manager Mark Hughes is confident striker Saido Berahino, 24, will come good for the club despite being goalless in 18 games since his £12m transfer from West Brom. (Stoke Sentinel)

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Everton manager Ronald Koeman is on the verge of being sacked following his side's 1-0 home defeat by Burnley on Sunday. (Sun)

The Dutchman says his future at Goodison Park is out of his hands. (Daily Mirror)

And Koeman says striker Wayne Rooney, 31, was "really positive" despite being dropped for the 1-0 loss. (The Times)

West Ham manager Slaven Bilic will get until the end of the season to prove his worth at the Hammers. (Daily Mirror)

Everton will not renew their interest in Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud, 31, when the transfer window opens in January. (Daily Star)

Crystal Palace are considering a move for former AC Milan striker Alberto Gilardino. The 35-year-old is a free agent after leaving Pescara. (ESPN)

Aston Villa are keen on signing Manchester United loanee Sam Johnstone, 24, on a permanent basis in January. (Manchester Evening News)

And Villa boss Steve Bruce has said midfielder Conor Hourihane, 26, will not leave unless the club are offered "ridiculous sums of money". (Birmingham Mail)

Financial entrepreneur Amanda Staveley was at St James' Park on Sunday amid speculation she could be involved in a Newcastle takeover attempt. (Sun)

Former West Ham striker Carlton Cole, 33, would be open to a move to Crystal Palace. (Sky Sports)

Striker Neymar, 25, was told to turn down a world-record move to Paris St-Germain and stay at Barcelona by his father. (Telefoot, via Goal)

Juventus CEO Beppe Marotta says the Italian club had a bid rejected for Liverpool midfielder Emre Can, 23, in the summer. (Premium Sport, via Calciomercato)

Watford boss Marco Silva says he convinced the Hornets' board to sign 20-year-old Brazilian winger Richarlison in the summer. (Squawka)

Former Arsenal defender Emmanuel Eboue, 34, is set to resurrect his career with Cypriot side Turk Ocagi Limassol. (Sun)

Manchester City midfielder Kevin de Bruyne, 26, says he has no regrets over leaving Chelsea. (Guardian)

Former Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher says his old club did not fix their problems in the transfer window and are not title contenders. (Liverpool Echo)

Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic, 35, is recovering well, says his surgeon, but they will not rush his return from a serious knee injury. (Manchester Evening News)

Birmingham City are interested in signing Crystal Palace midfielder Jonny Williams, 23, who is on loan at Sunderland. (Birmingham Mail)

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Meanwhile...

West Brom boss Tony Pulis has been given a unique look in the new Fifa 18 video game. (Stoke Sentinel)

A Crystal Palace fanzine set up a goal of the month vote for September, when the Eagles scored one goal. (Twitter)

Manchester United forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic, 35, should only return to action "when he is fully fit" amid talk of an early comeback, according to his surgeon. (South China Morning Post)

Kilmarnock are prepared to search "globally" for their next manager after Lee McCulloch's exit. (Daily Record)

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has admitted defending the league title in his native Italy was easier than in England. (Telegraph)

Former England captain Bryan Robson says Chelsea defender Gary Cahill, not Tottenham striker Harry Kane, should skipper the national side. (Daily Mail)

The best of Sunday's gossip

Chelsea forward Eden Hazard, 26, is set to sign a £300,000-a-week deal to make him the highest paid player in the Premier League. (Sunday Express)

But manager Antonio Conte could leave Chelsea at the end of the season, according to sources close to the 48-year-old Italian. (Sunday Times - subscription required)

Carlo Ancelotti wants to replace Arsene Wenger as Arsenal manager after being sacked by Bayern Munich. (Mediaset Premium, via Metro)

Everton boss Ronald Koeman is lining up a £20m January move for West Ham striker and ex-Liverpool forward Andy Carroll, 28. (Sun on Sunday)

AC Milan are plotting a January transfer move for Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez, 28. (Don Balon, in Spanish)

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