Football gossip: Ramsey, Morata, Ozil, Abraham, Higuain, Fabregas

Football gossip

Arsenal and Wales midfielder Aaron Ramsey, 28, has signed a pre-contract agreement with Juventus and could join the Italian club this month. (Sport Mediaset via Calciomercato)external-link

Sevilla sporting director Joaquin Caparros says his club could move for Chelsea's Spainstriker Alvaro Morata. (Football.London)external-link

Morata, 26, would prefer to move to former club Real Madrid if he was to leave Stamford Bridge but would only be allowed to leave should the Blues find a replacement for him during the January transfer window. (Sun)external-link

Manchester United are likely to resist any approaches this month for Ivory Coast defender Eric Bailly, with La Liga side Sevilla keen to take the 24-year-old on loan. (Telegraph)external-link

Nice's Italian striker Mario Balotelli, 28, could be set for an unexpected return to the Premier League with Newcastle United. (Mirror)external-link

Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil's future at Emirates Stadium will not be decided until the end of the season after the 30-year-old Germany international and the club played down the possibility of a transfer this month. (Evening Standard)external-link

Chelsea will make a decision on striker Tammy Abraham by 14 January. The 21-year-old Englishman is on loan at Aston Villa but can be recalled two weeks into the January transfer window under the terms of the deal. (Telegraph)external-link

The Blues have decided against a January move for Argentina striker Gonzalo Higuain, 31, who is on loan at AC Milan from Juventus. (Goal)external-link

Cesc Fabregas will not be allowed to complete his move to Monaco until Chelsea have secured a midfielder to replace the 31-year-old Spaniard. (Calciomercato)external-link

Real Madrid's 32-year-old Costa Rica goalkeeper Keylor Navas - linked with Arsenal in recent weeks - has renewed his contract with the Spanish club for an extra year to June 2021. (Marca)external-link

Bayern Munich have made a third bid in excess of £30m for 18-year-old Chelsea and England Under-19 forward Callum Hudson-Odoi. (Sky Sports)external-link

Chelsea are hoping to convince Hudson-Odoi to sign a new contract despite a third bid from Bayern Munich. (Mail)external-link

Chelsea's former England defender Gary Cahill, 33, is close to agreeing a loan move to west London neighbours Fulham, who have sent Netherlands international Timothy Fosu-Mensah back to Manchester United to free up space. (Love Sport Radio)external-link

Crystal Palace have made a £6.5m bid for Everton and Senegal striker Oumar Niasse, 28, after a loan deal for Liverpool's English forward Dominic Solanke, 21, fell through. (Sun)external-link

Paris St-Germain have made an offer that Barcelona will not be able to match to sign 21-year-old midfielder Frenkie de Jong and centre-back and fellow Netherlands international Matthijs de Ligt, 19, from Ajax. (Marca)external-link

Leicester have received an approach from La Liga side Villarreal for midfielder Vicente Iborra, but the two clubs are still to finalise a deal for the 30-year-old Spaniard. (Leicester Mercury)external-link

Chelsea are planning a £36m bid for PSV's Mexico winger Hirving Lozano, 23. (Calciomercato, via Talksport)external-link

Cardiff and Bournemouth are both keen to sign Liverpool defender Nathaniel Clyne, with the Cherries looking for a loan deal for the 27-year-old England right-back. (Mail)external-link

Liverpool and England midfielder Adam Lallana, 30, is a January target for Turkish side Fenerbahce. (Caught Offside)external-link

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino has refused to rule out Belgium midfielder Mousa Dembele, 31, leaving the club this month. (Football.London)external-link

As well as Dembele, Tottenham are keen to offload Spanish striker Fernando Llorente, 33, 24-year-old Dutch forward Vincent Janssen, former France Under-21 winger Georges-Kevin Nkoudou, 23, and 27-year-old Kenya midfielder Victor Wanyama. (Mirror)external-link

Nottingham Forest have been linked with a move for Portsmouth's English winger Jamal Lowe, 24. (Nottingham Post)external-link

Stoke City boss Gary Rowett may have to avoid an FA Cup upset at League One Shrewsbury on Saturday to save his job at the Championship club. (Telegraph)external-link

Aston Villa face competition from West Brom for Wolves' English centre-back Kortney Hause, 23. (Birmingham Mail)external-link

Watford's Dutch left-back Marvin Zeegelaar, 28, is set to move on loan to Italian club Udinese. (Watford Observer)external-link

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