Football gossip: Sterling, Mourinho, Moura, Sissoko, Lacazette, Salah, Rose

Football gossip

Manchester United players and staff believe manager Jose Mourinho is one defeat away from getting sacked. (Daily Mail)external-link

United's players have been left confused by the Portuguese manager's recent tactics and team selection decisions. (Sun)external-link

Real Madrid are interested in signing Manchester City forward Raheem Sterling, 23, but not this summer. (Sky Sports)external-link

Real are set to re-sign forward Mariano Diaz from Lyon by taking up a 22m euro (£19.9m) option on the 25-year-old. Sevilla had agreed a 35m euro (£31.8m) fee for the Dominican Republic international. (El Pais - in Spanish)external-link

Barcelona still want to buy a central midfielder before their transfer window closes on Wednesday, but the club have ruled out signing Manchester United's 25-year-old France international Paul Pogba. (Sport - in Spanish)external-link

Arsenal's French forward Alexandre Lacazette, 27, is considering his future at the Emirates. (Le10Sport - in French)external-link

Liverpool's 26-year-old forward Mohamed Salah is demanding the Egyptian Football Association improves measures for his personal safety and wellbeing on international duty. (Sun)external-link

The Football Association is set to tell a government review that it is in favour of safe standing areas. (Times - subscription required)external-link

Tottenham's 28-year-old England left-back Danny Rose will reject a loan move to Paris St-Germain. (Telegraph)external-link

Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez says there has been no fall out between him and defender Jamaal Lascelles. (Goal)external-link

Lascelles and Magpies winger Matt Ritchie had to be separated after an angry confrontation in training. (Mail)external-link

Former Brazil striker Ronaldo is set to buy Spanish top-flight side Valladolid for 30m euros (£27.2m). (Marca)external-link

Real Betis are set to sign Barcelona's 25-year-old Brazil midfielder Rafinha on loan. (Sport - in Spanish)external-link

Aston Villa have made a 9m euro (£8.1m) bid for Le Havre's 20-year-old French defender Harold Moukoudi. (L'Equipe - in French)external-link

Liverpool winger Sheyi Ojo, 21, is set to join French side Stade de Reims on loan for the rest of the season after the Englishman said he was interested in moving to Ligue 1. (Mirror)external-link

Former Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure, 35, is close to signing for a new club after the former Ivory Coast international passed a medical in London, his agent says. (Twitter)external-link

Real Sociedad are interested in signing Everton's Spanish striker Sandro Ramirez. The 23-year-old moved to Goodison Park last summer but was sent out on loan to Sevilla. (Marca - in Spanish)external-link

Fenerbahce have denied reports they are attempting to sign Tottenham's French midfielder Moussa Sissoko, 29. (Sky Sports)external-link

Barcelona defender Gerard Pique, 31, says he will never return to Manchester United. The Spaniard left Old Trafford for the Nou Camp in 2008. (Star)external-link

Roma manager Eusebio di Francesco had to have surgery on his broken left hand after celebrating his side's equaliser against Atalanta on Monday. (Daily Mail)external-link

La Liga is considering holding matches in Mexico as well as the game already proposed in the United States. (AS - in Spanish)external-link

Chelsea's 32-year-old former England centre-back Gary Cahill wants to stay and fight for his place at the club. (Sun)external-link


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