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)external-link

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)external-link

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

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

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

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

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)external-link

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)external-link

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)external-link

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)external-link

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

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

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)external-link

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)external-link

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

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)external-link

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