Football gossip: Rakitic, Coutinho, Cahill, Neymar, Bale, Ndombele

Football gossip

Manchester United could sign Barcelona's Croatia midfielder Ivan Rakitic, 31, and Brazil forward Philippe Coutinho if 26-year-old France international Paul Pogba leaves the club. (Mundo Deportivo - in Spanish)

Coutinho, 27, is open to joining Chelsea. (Express)

England defender Gary Cahill, 33, is wanted by former boss Antonio Conte at Inter Milan after leaving Chelsea. (Sport Mediaset - in Italian)

Paris St-Germain are willing to sell Brazil forward Neymar, 27. (L'Equipe - in French)

Alternatively, PSG will block any transfer for Neymar. (RMC Sport - in Spanish)

Real Madrid and Wales winger Gareth Bale, 29, is wanted on a season-long loan by German champions Bayern Munich. (Sun)

Lyon's French midfielder Tanguy Ndombele, 22, has suggested he would be open to a move to Tottenham. (Telefoot - in French)

Manchester United want PSV Eindhoven and Netherlands right-back Denzel Dumfries, 23. (Sun)

Liverpool have entered the race to sign Besiktas' 23-year-old Turkish midfielder Dorukhan Tokoz, with Udinese having already had a bid turned down. (Fotomac - in Turkish)

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola wants to bring Eibar's Spanish goalkeeper Asier Riesgo, 35, to Etihad Stadium. (Sun)

Manchester United have been offered the chance to sign Monaco midfielder Youri Tielemans. The Belgium international, 22, was on loan at Leicester City for the second half of last season. (Star)

Legendary Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon, 41, says he may take a season out of football after turning down a one-year contract extension at PSG. (Corriere dello Sport, via Goal)

PSG president Nasser Al Khelaifi has warned he no longer wants to see "celebrity behaviour" from his players. (France Football - in French)

Arsenal are close to signing French defender William Saliba from Saint-Etienne. The 18-year-old would then be loaned back to the French club for the coming season. (L'Equipe - in French)

Everton and Croatia midfielder Nikola Vlasic, 21, looks set to join CSKA Moscow on a permanent deal after spending last season on loan at the club. (Championat - in Russian)

Former Real Madrid and Brazil left-back Roberto Carlos, 46, says he nearly joined Aston Villa in 1995. (Birmingham Mail)

England Under-21 goalkeeper Dean Henderson, 22, says he feels ready to be Manchester United's number one after spending last season on loan at Sheffield United. (Mail)

Brentford's French forward Neal Maupay, 22, is in talks with La Liga side Sevilla. (L'Equipe - in French)

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