Football gossip: Loftus-Cheek, Fifa, Welbeck, Wenger

Football gossip

Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri has blocked a January move from West Ham for England midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek, 22. (Mirror)

Fifa is considering abolishing rebounds from penalties. If rules were changed, a free-kick to the defending side would be awarded if a team misses from the spot. (De Telegraaf - in Dutch)

Manchester City are monitoring Crystal Palace's right-back Aaron Wan-Bissaka, 20, with the England Under-21 international in fine form. (Mirror)

Meanwhile, Palace are considering making a £10m bid for Arsenal's 27-year-old England striker Danny Welbeck in January. (Sun)

Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has described as "fake news" reports linking him to Serie A club AC Milan. (beIN Sports)

Under-pressure Fulham manager Slavisa Jokanovic believes he will get this weekend's game against Liverpool to try to save his job. (Mail)

Manchester United and Manchester City target Leon Bailey, 21, said he rejected a move away from Bayer Leverkusen because he didn't want to "rush". (Four Four Two)

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino has told Real Madrid he will not be leaving Spurs, despite being offered £15m a year to take over at the Spanish club. (Sun)

The Football Association's plans for striker Wayne Rooney's farewell appearance for England against the United States are detailed in a 40-page document that is at the centre of the confusion over the 33-year-old's one-off return. (Mail)

Paris St-Germain midfielder Adrien Rabiot, 23, was told to go and sign for Barcelona after negotiations over a new deal broke down in the summer. (Daily Star, via Paris United)

Real Madrid have agreed a deal to sign 20-year-old Argentine midfielder Exequiel Palacios from River Plate. (TeleMadrid - in Spanish)

Bournemouth's 26-year-old striker Callum Wilson's form has put him on Chelsea's radar. (Mirror)

England striker Jamie Vardy, 31, will auction off his Leicester City executive box at the King Power Stadium in aid of the Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha Foundation, while team-mate and Denmark goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel, 32, will donate his gloves. (Leicester Mercury)

Leicester City will not play any goal celebration music if they score against Burnley on Saturday in what will be their first home game since the death of their chairman Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha. (Times - subscription required)

Manchester City should consider West Ham's Republic of Ireland midfielder Declan Rice, 19, as a replacement for Fernandinho. (Evening Standard)

The official Manchester City supporters' group says it is "gobsmacked" that Anthony Taylor has been appointed as the referee for the derby against Manchester United on Sunday. Taylor is an Altrincham fan but is from Wythenshawe, a Manchester United stronghold. (Telegraph)

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