Gossip: Bale, Fellani, Shaw, Giroud, Bellerin, Mkhitaryan, Onuoha

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Manchester United defender Luke Shaw wants a £5m pay-off to leave the club in January. Newcastle were interested in the 22-year-old but did not want to pay the £20m fee United were asking for. (Sun)external-link

United have also held talks with midfielder Marouane Fellaini in an attempt to get the 30-year-old to sign a new contract. Felliani's current deal expires in the summer. (Sun)external-link

Gareth Bale has agreed terms with Real Madrid to leave the club next summer, with Manchester United and Tottenham keen to sign the 28-year-old attacker. (Diario Gol - in Spanish)external-link

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has said that striker Olivier Giroud, 31, will stay at the club and start in more games. Giroud had been looking for a loan move away from the club. (Daily Mirror)external-link

West Ham manager David Moyes has told Joe Hart that the club's Premier League survival is more important than the 30-year-old goalkeeper's international ambitions. (Daily Mirror)external-link

Burnley have enquired about the availability of QPR defender and club captain Nedum Onuoha. The 31-year-old is out of contract in the summer. (Daily Mail)external-link

Juventus are considering a bid for Arsenal defender Hector Bellerin, 22. (Sun via Tuttosport)external-link

Manchester United midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan wants to sit down with manager Jose Mourinho and discus his future with the club. The 28-year-old has not started a game for the club since early November. (Daily Star)external-link

Arsenal are the favourites to sign Manchester United goalkeeper Sergio Romero, 30. (Daily Star)external-link

Serie A club Torino want to sign Stoke midfielder Giannelli Imbula. The 25-year-old is currently on loan at Toulouse. (Stoke Sentinel)external-link

Swansea midfielder Ki Sung-yueng has put contract talks with the club on hold to focus on improving the club's form. The 28-year-old's contract expires at the end of the season. (Sky Sports)external-link

Aston Villa want to sign Manchester United goalkeeper Sam Johnstone on a permanent deal. The 24-year-old is on a season-long loan at the Championship club. (Daily Express)external-link

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Crystal Palace boss Roy Hodgson has said ­Christian Benteke's penalty miss during Saturday's 2-2 draw could cost the side if they end up in a relegation battle. (Daily Telegraph)external-link

Championship club Sheffield Wednesday are considering sacking manager Carlos Carvalhal after they failed to win their past five matches. (Daily Express)external-link

West Ham forward Marko Arnautovic has said that manager David Moyes' no nonsense approach has helped the club turn a corner. (Sky Sports)external-link

Meanwhile, West Ham defender Jose Fonte, 33, has called the club's owner David Sullivan "ignorant". Sullivan claimed in an interview that his children begged him not to sign Fonte and midfielder Robert Snodgrass. (Daily Telegraph)external-link

Neymar is likely to miss Paris Saint-Germain's match against Strasbourg on Wednesday. He has received permission from the club to fly to Brazil for a family emergency. (ESPN)external-link

Meanwhile, Neymar's team-mates visited Disneyland Paris after their 3-1 victory over Lille at the weekend. (Daily Mail)external-link

Ex-Liverpool manager Graeme Souness believes it was a "bonus" for Manchester United that they were without Paul Pogba for the Manchester derby. (Times - subscription required)external-link

Barcelona striker Luis Suarez's performances are heavily influenced by his emotional state, his international coach Oscar Tabarez has said. (Marca)external-link

Best of Sunday's gossip

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is preparing to pay a club record £95m to sign 22-year-old Lazio and Serbia midfielder Sergej Milinkovic-Savic. (Sunday Express)external-link

Olivier Giroud wants a loan move from Arsenal to get regular first-team football and secure his place in France's World Cup squad. West Ham and Crystal Palace are both interested in the 31-year-old striker. (Sunday Mirror)external-link

Real Madrid will make a move for Tottenham and France goalkeeper Hugo Lloris, 30, if Spurs fail to win a trophy this season. (Sunday Mirror)external-link

Arsenal will make a bid next summer to sign Paris St-Germain's 21-year-old Portugal winger Goncalo Guedes. (Mail on Sunday)external-link

Chelsea forward Eden Hazard, 26, says he is no rush to leave the club, after the Belgium international was linked with a move to Real Madrid. (Onze Mondial, via Sun on Sunday)external-link

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