Football gossip: Martial, Hazard, Mina, Ramsey, Alonso, Bolasie, VAR

Football gossip

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has asked executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward to sell 22-year-old France forward Anthony Martial. (Star)

Martial has decided he wants to stay at Old Trafford and fight for a place in the side. (Sun)

Uefa is planning to introduce video assistant referees into Champions League games from the quarter-finals onwards. (Times - subscription only)

Real Madrid will make one final bid for Chelsea and Belgium midfielder Eden Hazard, 27, before the European transfer windows close. (Mirror)

Chelsea's Spain defender Marcos Alonso, 27, looks certain to stay at Stamford Bridge despite being wanted by Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid. (Star)

Barcelona can buy back Colombia defender Yerry Mina from Everton for 60m euros (£53.83m), having sold the 23-year-old to the Toffees for 30.25m euros (£27.19m) on deadline day - but cannot activate the clause until 2020. (Marca)

Manchester City will decide whether to recall 19-year-old goalkeeper Aro Muric from his loan spell at Dutch side NAC Breda after the results of further tests on Claudio Bravo's ruptured Achilles tendon on Thursday. (Telegraph)

However, NAC Breda are not expecting Manchester City to recall Montenegro Under-21 international Muric. (Manchester Evening News)

Manchester City have started searching for a replacement for 35-year-old Chile international Bravo. (Mail)

West Ham are looking for another loan move for 19-year-old English midfielder Reece Oxford, who spent last season at German side Borussia Monchengladbach. (Mail)

Arsenal will not meet midfielder Aaron Ramsey's demand to double his wages but are confident the 27-year-old Wales international will sign a new contract. (Evening Standard)

Everton winger Yannick Bolasie, 29, is leaning towards a loan move to Aston Villa after holding talks with the club. The Frenchman has also been linked with Middlesbrough. (Birmingham Live)

Everton want £28m plus add-ons from RB Leipzig to sign 20-year-old English winger Ademola Lookman. (Sky Sports)

Fulham manager Slavisa Jokanovic has put off talks over a new contract until after Christmas despite the club offering him a three-year deal. (Express)

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