Gossip column: Rose, N'Zonzi, Bale, Courtois, Aubameyang, Goretzka

Football gossip

Transfer news

Tottenham will sell England left-back Danny Rose, 27, to Manchester United in January, but only if they receive an offer of £45m. (Daily Star Sunday)external-link

Liverpool are ready to launch a bid to reunite Jurgen Klopp with Borussia Dortmund's Gabon striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, 28, as Daniel Sturridge, 28, looks to leave Anfield. (Sunday Express)external-link

New Everton boss Sam Allardyce is planning a £25m move for 28-year-old Sevilla and France midfielder Steven N'Zonzi, who played under the 63-year-old at Blackburn. (Mail on Sunday)external-link

Manchester United are no longer willing to pay £100m for Real Madrid and Wales forward Gareth Bale, instead valuing the 28-year-old between £50m and £60m. (Sunday Mirror)external-link

Chelsea would rather let Belgium goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois, 25, leave for free when his contract ends in summer 2019 than sell him to Real Madrid at the end of this season. (Sun on Sunday)external-link

Manchester City have not given up on signing West Brom and Northern Ireland centre-back Jonny Evans, 29, despite having two bids rejected in the summer. (Sunday Express)external-link

Egypt head coach Hector Cuper claims Real Madrid are interested in Liverpool and Egypt forward Mohamed Salah, 25. (ON Sport TV - Egypt, via Evening Standard)external-link

Manchester United have joined Arsenal and Barcelona in showing interest in Schalke and Germany midfielder Leon Goretzka, with the 22-year-old out of contract in the summer. (Mail on Sunday)external-link

Crystal Palace have made an approach for 27-year-old Germany keeper Kevin Trapp, who is out of favour at Paris St-Germain. (Sun on Sunday)external-link

Barcelona will pay more than 100m euros (£88.3m) to sign Liverpool and Brazil playmaker Philippe Coutinho, 25. (Calciomercato)external-link

Manchester City are determined to extend Raheem Sterling's contract even though the 22-year-old England winger still has two-and-a-half years to run on his current deal. (Manchester Evening News)external-link

Turkey midfielder Arda Turan, 30, is set to leave Barcelona this winter, with a move to the Premier League a possibility. (Goalexternal-link)

Manchester City will reject any loan offers for Under-17 World Cup winner Phil Foden, with Celtic one of several clubs interested in the 17-year-old. (Sunday Mirror)external-link

West Brom forward Tyler Roberts, who is on loan at Walsall, is out of contract in the summer and French club Marseille are interested in the 18-year-old. (Mail on Sunday) external-link

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England manager Gareth Southgate will take his side to next year's World Cup in Russia without naming a permanent captain. (Sunday Telegraph)external-link

Belgium are the top seeds in England's group and their manager Roberto Martinez says, despite having the so-called golden generation at his disposal, "World Cups don't understand about 'golden generations' or big reputations - they understand about being a team and being able to perform". (Sunday Telegraph)external-link

British financier Amanda Staveley has had a £300m bid to buy Newcastle United rejected by owner Mike Ashley. (Sunderland Echoexternal-link)

Fiorentina are interested in Chelsea's Ghana left full-back Baba Rahman, 23. (Calciomercato via Nazione - in Italian)external-link

Former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand has urged Red Devils manager Jose Mourinho to sign Arsenal's Mesut Ozil, 29. (BT Sport, via Sunday Express)external-link

Ronald Koeman is still devastated by his sacking by Everton in October and has turned down two Premier League manager roles since then. (Sunday Mirror)external-link

Chris Smalling posed for a picture with world heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua following Manchester United's 3-1 victory over Arsenal at the Emirates.

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Best of Saturday's gossip

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho wants to sign Arsenal's 29-year-old Germany playmaker Mesut Ozil. (Telegraph)external-link

Liverpool are willing to sell 25-year-old Brazil midfielder Philippe Coutinho to Barcelona in January, but only for 145m euros (£127m). (Mundo Deportivo - in Spanish)external-link

Watford are targeting Leicester's 29-year-old Algeria forward Islam Slimani. (Watford Observer)external-link

Real Madrid have opted against allowing £38m signing Vinicius Junior to stay at his Brazilian club Flamengo for another season, with the 17-year-old to join them for pre-season next year. (AS)external-link

Tottenham are refusing to adjust their strict wage structure despite fears that contract extension talks are stalling with 28-year-old Belgium defender Toby Alderweireld. (Daily Mail)external-link

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