Football gossip: Pickford, De Gea, Ramsey, Clyne, Pulisic

Football gossip

Manchester United are ready to spend £70m on Everton's England international Jordan Pickford, 24, if they lose Spaniard David de Gea, 28, to Paris St-Germain. (Sunday Mirror)

De Gea will resist any attempts by Manchester United to sell him before he leaves on a free in the summer of 2020, although he could stay at the Old Trafford club if they make him their best-paid player. (Times - subscription required)

Napoli have turned down Manchester United's £91m offer for Senegal international defender Kalidou Koulibaly, 27. (Corriere dello Sport, via Mail on Sunday)

Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil, 30, could consider his options next summer with Inter Milan a possible destination. (Sun on Sunday)

Real Madrid could make a surprise move for Arsenal's Wales international midfielder Aaron Ramsey, 27, in January. (Sunday Mirror)

Fulham boss Claudio Ranieri has asked Liverpool to let him have England defender Nathaniel Clyne, 27, on loan for the rest of the season. (Sun on Sunday)

Chelsea are keen to sign to Borussia Dortmund midfielder Christian Pulisic, but want to lower the £70m price tag set by the Bundesliga leaders for the 20-year-old USA international. (

Chelsea have joined a number of clubs, including Everton, Juventus and Manchester United, in following Brazilian defender Eder Militao, who plays for Porto. (Mail on Sunday)

Liverpool centre-back Joel Matip, 27, has moved down the pecking order at Anfield but is determined to stay at the club and fight for his place. (Star on Sunday)

AC Milan have joined Arsenal and Chelsea in being interested in signing Barcelona midfielder Denis Suarez, 24. (Sunday Express, via Calciomercato)

Newcastle United boss Rafael Benitez wants to make two signings in the first two weeks of the January transfer window. (Newcastle Chronicle)

Watford, Cardiff and West Brom are among the teams interested in Nottingham Forest's English winger Joe Lolley, 26. (Mail on Sunday)

Tottenham's Belgian defender Toby Alderweireld, 29, says the north London derby is not the biggest game of the season for his team. (Observer)

Burnley boss Sean Dyche dismissed a reporter's view that his team's performance in the 2-0 defeat at Crystal Palace was unacceptable. (Talksport)

Manchester United midfielder Fred, 25, said he was "annoyed" after his struggles for the club cost him his place in the Brazil squad. (Mail on Sunday)

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says other teams are too scared of Manchester City and do not show his side as much respect as they do to the Premier League champions. (Sunday Express)

Claudio Ranieri says facing Chelsea and Leicester as Fulham manager will be emotional, but his sole focus will be to avoid relegation. (London Evening Standard, via Gazzetta dello Sport)

Brighton boss Chris Hughton says the Seagulls are not big spenders in Premier League terms. (Argus)

Real Madrid have sent their members an email offering tickets for the second leg of the Copa Libertadores final between Boca Juniors and River Plate after it was moved to their Bernabeu stadium. (AS)

The Sunday Telegraph says "Out of jail" in reference to Manchester United coming from 2-0 down to draw at Southampton

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