Football gossip: De Gea, Pickford, Demirbay, Bailly, Ramsey, De Jong, De Ligt

Football gossip

Manchester United will bid £60m for Everton's 24-year-old England goalkeeper Jordan Pickford if Spain international David de Gea, 28, refuses to commit to a contract extension. (Sun on Sunday)

Manchester City have beaten Barcelona to the £61m signing of Ajax and 21-year-old Netherlands midfielder Frenkie de Jong. (Sunday Mirror)

Liverpool are set to sign Hoffenheim's Germany midfielder Kerem Demirbay, 25, in the January transfer window. (Sunday Express)

But Liverpool's hopes of signing £60m-rated Ajax defender Matthijs de Ligt look to be over, with the 19-year-old Netherlands international now bound for Barcelona. (Sunday Mirror)

Daniel Sturridge's cousin put a £10,000 bet on him quitting Liverpool in January, which now forms a key part in the FA's investigation into whether the 29-year-old England striker broke strict betting rules. (Sun on Sunday)

Paris St-Germain have joined Arsenal and Tottenham in expressing an interest in Manchester United's 24-year-old Ivory Coast defender Eric Bailly. (Mail on Sunday)

Arsenal and Wales midfielder Aaron Ramsey, 27, will earn £10.4m a year if he moves to Juventus. (Sun on Sunday)

Manchester United, Chelsea, Liverpool, Tottenham and Manchester City are tracking 18-year-old Brazilian attacking midfielder Bruno Roberto, who has just broken into the Atletico Mineiro first team. (Mail on Sunday)

Manchester United and England defender Ashley Young, 33, is prepared to take a pay cut to remain at Old Trafford. His current deal expires in the summer. (Sun on Sunday)

Defender Antonio Valencia is keen to join another Premier League club if he does not agree new terms with Manchester United. The 33-year-old Ecuador international is out of contract in the summer. (Metro)

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho wants to bring West Ham and Republic of Ireland centre-back Declan Rice, 19, to Old Trafford. (Daily Star Sunday)

Mourinho is also keen on 27-year-old Brighton defender Lewis Dunk, who made his England debut against the United States on Thursday. (Sunday Express)

Chelsea will not stand in Ruben Loftus-Cheek's way if the 22-year-old England midfielder wants to leave. (Daily Star Sunday)

Liverpool are prepared to sell Brazil midfielder Fabinho, 25, to fund a £70m move for 20-year-old Borussia Dortmund and United States winger Christian Pulisic, who is also a target for Chelsea. (Sunday Mirror)

Venezuela forward Salomon Rondon, 29, aims to secure a permanent move from West Brom to loan club Newcastle by scoring regularly over the winter. (Chronicle)

Former France left-back Patrice Evra is set to return to Manchester United in an ambassadorial role. (Mail on Sunday)

Manchester United are still suffering from legendary manager Sir Alex Ferguson's retirement, says Argentine former Red Devils midfielder Juan Sebastian Veron. (Marca)

Manchester City are planning to increase the capacity of Etihad Stadium to 63,000 and have met fans to discuss the future development. (Mail on Sunday)

Reading defender Chris Gunter will ask to borrow team-mate Gareth Bale's private jet to fly his family to Albania to see him win a record 93rd Wales cap. (Telegraph)

Leeds look set to face bitter rivals Manchester United for the first time in more than eight years during a pre-season tour of Australia next summer. (SBS)

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