Football gossip: De Gea, Pogba, Benitez, Hazard, Hughes, Neves

Football gossip

Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea will join Paris St-Germain in the summer when the 28-year-old Spain international's deal at Old Trafford runs out. (Mail on Sunday)external-link

Juventus could face a challenge in their bid to bring United's Paul Pogba, 25, back to Italy - with Inter Milan also considering a move for the France midfielder. (Tuttosport - in Italian)external-link

Inter could offer United two of manager Jose Mourinho's long-term targets - Slovakia ­defender Milan Skriniar, 23, and 29-year-old Croatia winger Ivan Perisic - as part of a deal. (Sunday Mirror)external-link

Newcastle manager Rafael Benitez is a target for Chinese club Guangzhou Evergrande. The Spaniard is in the final year of his contract at St James's Park. (Sun on Sunday)external-link

However, the Magpies boss, 58, has insisted he is not considering a move away from Tyneside. (Sunday Mirror)external-link

Benitez will be contacting the Football Association to seek an explanation because he feels he has been treated differently to Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola over comments made about referees. (Sunday Telegraph)external-link

Columbus Crew and USA goalkeeper Zack Steffen, 23, could be brought in by Manchester City as a back-up to Brazil international Ederson, 25. (Sun on Sunday)external-link

Guardiola says Brazil midfielder Fernandinho, 33, will need to be rested during City's busiest stretch of the season. (Manchester Evening News)external-link

Chelsea believe Belgium forward Eden Hazard will leave Stamford Bridge, and they have already started planning for life without the 27-year-old. (OK Diario - in Spanish)external-link

Southampton boss Mark Hughes says chants from Saints fans about his future at the club during Saturday's 3-2 defeat by fellow strugglers Fulham were "predictable". (Mail on Sunday)external-link

AC Milan's Argentina striker Gonzalo Higuain, 30, could be going back to Juventus at the end of the season. The 30-year-old moved on loan in August but budget concerns mean Milan may not take up their option to pay 36m euros (£32m) to make the deal permanent. (Corriere dello Sport - in Italian)external-link

Meanwhile, 37-year-old Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic could join Milan on a six-month loan deal from Los Angeles Galaxy.(Gazetta dello Sport, via Football Italia)external-link

Manchester United's Spanish midfielder Juan Mata, 30, is set to be offered a new three-year deal to stay at Old Trafford, following interest from Atletico Madrid. (Daily Star Sunday)external-link

Inter Milan and Wolves are interested in signing Manchester City's French centre-half Eliaquim Mangala, 27, on a free transfer next summer. (Sun on Sunday)external-link

Wolves are also considering a move for Monaco winger Keita Balde, who is on loan at Inter Milan - but West Ham are also interested in the 23-year-old Senegal international. (Birmingham Mail)external-link

The Molineux club's board has held a meeting and decided that Wolves midfielder Ruben Neves is "100% not for sale" in January. Arsenal,Manchester City and Juventus are thought to be interested in the 21-year-old Portugal international. (Sunday Telegraph)external-link

Arsenal legend Alan Smith claims it would be "no surprise" if Unai Emery decides to sign a new centre-back in the near future. (Standard)external-link

Spanish giants Barcelona have become the first sports team in history with average basic first-team pay of more than £10m a year. (Mail on Sunday)external-link

Liverpool and England striker Dominic Solanke, 21, will not be joining Rangers on loan in January. (Talksport)external-link

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The Mail on Sunday reports on Manchester United keeper David De Gea's future

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