Football gossip: Rashford, Kompany, Pogba, Hysaj, Gross, Ibrahimovic

Football gossip

AC Milan have put Manchester United's England striker Marcus Rashford, 21, on a list of potential targets after failing in a move for Swedish veteran Zlatan Ibrahimovic, 37. (Gazzetta dello Sport)external-link

LA Galaxy are set to re-sign Ibrahimovic to a new deal, after speculation he could return to AC Milan. (ESPN)external-link

Manchester City and Belgium centre-back Vincent Kompany, 32, is a target for Barcelona. (Sun)external-link

France midfielder Paul Pogba, 25, has been shocked at being dropped by Jose Mourinho, with the Manchester United player left out of the starting XI for the past two games. (Guardian)external-link

A former advisor to Mourinho has claimed the Manchester United manager never wanted Pogba at the club. (Record via Sun)external-link

Chelsea want to sign Napoli's Albania right-back Elseid Hysaj, 24. (Calciomercato)external-link

Manchester United have made Bordeaux's Brazil central defender Pablo, 27, a target. (Fox Sports)external-link

Newcastle are ready to move for Benfica's Andreas Samaris when the transfer window reopens. The 29-year-old Greece midfielder was a summer target. (Mirror)external-link

Manchester United's Spain midfielder Juan Mata, 30, says he is "very happy" to be at Old Trafford as talks continue about extending his contract at the club. (Manchester Evening News)external-link

Real Valladolid's Spanish defender Fernando Calero, 23, is wanted by Arsenal. (Team Talk)external-link

Tottenham have set their sights on Real Madrid's Spain forward Marco Asensio, 22. (Marca - via Mirror)external-link

Brighton's German midfielder Pascal Gross, 27, is a January target for Liverpool, with Reds boss Jurgen Klopp considering a £15m bid. (Mirror)external-link

Chelsea have weighed up a move for Barcelona's ex-Manchester City midfielder Denis Suarez, 24, as they prepare to let Spain playmaker Cesc Fabregas, 31, leave. (Mirror)external-link

Leicester City are not planning to sign any new players in the January transfer window, with manager Claude Puel happy with the squad. (Leicester Mercury)external-link

Puel will sanction the departure of Portugal midfielder Adrien Silva, 29. (Sun)external-link

Shanghai SIPG manager Vitor Pereira is among the names being considered for the Reading job. (Sky Sports)external-link

Former France winger Franck Ribery, 35, is set to leave Bayern Munich at the end of the season, according to the German club's sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic. (Bild - in German)external-link

Valencia manager Marcelino has suggested the Spanish club are unlikely to take up the option to buy Belgium striker Michy Batshuayi, 25, on loan from Chelsea. (FourFourTwo)external-link

Crystal Palace are preparing a January loan bid for 36-year-old Bournemouth striker Jermain Defoe. (Sun)external-link

Manchester United are interested in Middlesbrough's 19-year-old English winger Marcus Tavernier. (Mail)external-link

Galatasaray have had an offer to sign Liverpool and Belgium striker Divock Origi on loan turned down because the Premier League club want the 23-year-old to stay closer to England. (ESPN)external-link

Barcelona will not allow France winger Ousmane Dembele, 21, to leave for less than his 400 million euro (£362m) release clause. (Mundo Deportivo)external-link

Wolverhampton Wanderers' £20m approach for Japan midfielder Shoya Nakajima, 24, has not yet been successful, according to the vice-president of Portuguese club Portimonense. (Birmingham Mail)external-link

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