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Real Madrid will offer 28-year-old forward Gareth Bale in a £150m player-plus-cash deal for Tottenham's 24-year-old striker Harry Kane. (Daily Star Sunday)

Barcelona will make a £130m bid for Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho this week - and are confident they will land the 25-year-old after missing out on him in the summer. (Sunday Mirror)

Arsenal are interested in signing Chelsea centre-back David Luiz but, if the Blues do not want to sell the 30-year-old to a Premier League rival, then a switch to Juventus could be an option for the Brazilian. (Sunday Express)

West Ham are interested in signing former Chelsea midfielder Andre Schurrle, 27, from Borussia Dortmund. (Bild - in German)

Bayern Munich and Manchester City are believed to be interested in joining the race to sign a pre-contract agreement with Liverpool and Germany midfielder Emre Can, 23, although Juventus remain firm favourites. (Tuttosport - in Italian)

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says he does not know what 29-year-old forward Alexis Sanchez's plans are regarding the Chile international's future at the club. (Sunday Times - subscription required)

Alexis Sanchez's agent has reached out to Manchester City to convince them to make a January move for player, who is desperate to leave Arsenal. (Metro)

Centre-back Nicolas Otamendi, 29, is set to be handed a new deal with Premier League leaders Manchester City. (ESPN)

Arsenal have emerged as favourites to sign Steven N'Zonzi, 29, from Sevilla with Everton manager Sam Allardyce admitting he needs to strengthen in attack and at full-back. (Daily Star Sunday)

West Brom have looked into the prospect of 29-year-old defender Jonny Evans leaving as they consider their options for the January transfer window. (Manchester Evening News)

The Baggies, Middlesbrough and Sunderland are in discussions over a move for Ghana international winger Edwin Gyasi, 26, from Norwegian side Aelsunds. (Mail on Sunday)

Daniel Sturridge, 28, fears Liverpool will block his move away from Anfield, with Stoke and Southampton in the hunt for the striker, which could put his World Cup hopes in doubt. (Sun on Sunday)

Fulham boss Slavisa Jokanovic admits Ryan Sessegnon's future is out of his control after Real Madrid became the latest club to be linked with the youngster. (Evening Standard)

Everton, Southampton, Crystal Palace and West Ham have been linked with a January move for 29-year-old Atletico Madrid attacking midfielder Nicolas Gaitan. (AS)

Monaco midfielder Thomas Lemar, 22, is eyeing a move to the Premier League to the delight of Liverpool and Arsenal. (Sun on Sunday)

West Brom have joined Fiorentina and Sevilla in the race to sign midfielder Yannis Salibur, 26, from Guingamp. (L'Equipe - in French)

Everton face competition from Leicester, Tottenham and Stoke to re-sign 17-year-old Callum Wright from Blackburn Rovers. (Liverpool Echo)

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Bayern Munich have been dealt a major blow in their bid to tempt Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp to join the club. (Daily Star Sunday)

Former Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes says that Jose Mourinho has failed to invest wisely at the Old Trafford club. (Sunday Mirror)

Manchester United left-back Ashley Young, 32, could face a retrospective ban after appearing to elbow Southampton forward Dusan Tadic, 29, during a goalless draw at Old Trafford on Saturday. (Sunday Express)

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola fears the impact on his side of challenging to win four competitions. (Sunday Telegraph)

Guardiola says he would be open to speaking to England manager Gareth Southgate about his methods. (Mail on Sunday)

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says 25-year-old midfielder Jack Wilshere's return to form after "what he has gone through, shows a special character". (Sunday Telegraph)

Injured Celtic midfielder Tom Rogic, 25, watched Saturday's Old Firm draw with Rangers at a supporters bar in Sydney. (Daily Record)

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has purchased a £2.7m flat in the centre of the city. (Sunday Times - subscription required)

Best of Saturday's gossip

Cristiano Ronaldo has asked that Real Madrid set their selling price for a potential transfer at a "realistic" total of 100m euros (£89m). The 32-year-old Portugal forward is ready for a move away from the Spanish club. (Daily Record)

Chelsea forward Eden Hazard, 26, has not rejected a contract extension with the Premier League champions, despite claims from the Belgium international's father that he wants to move to Real Madrid. (Independent)

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is lining up a move for Crystal Palace's Ivory Coast winger Wilfried Zaha, 25, to replace Chile forward Alexis Sanchez, 29. (Daily Star)

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp says the £75m signing of 26-year-old Netherlands defender Virgil van Dijk from Southampton does not mean the club have to sell Philippe Coutinho - but he stopped short of saying the 25-year-old Brazil midfielder will not leave the Reds. (Daily Mail)

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