Transfer rumours: Sterling, De Jong, Vlahovic, Lampard, Zidane, Gerrard, Traore, Ramos

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Manchester City could ask Barcelona to let them have Dutch midfielder Frenkie de Jong, 24, if the Spanish club want to sign England winger Raheem Sterling, 26. (El Nacional)external-link

Fiorentina striker Dusan Vlahovic is likely to turn down a move to Arsenal in January because the 21-year-old Serbia international is waiting for other offers. (Football Italia)external-link

Former Chelsea manager Frank Lampard has opened talks with Norwich City about becoming the Carrow Road club's new manager. (Football Insider)external-link

It is 'almost impossible' former Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane would take over as manager of Manchester United if the Old Trafford side dismiss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. (AS - in Spanish)external-link

Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers is, however, willing to replace Solskjaer at United, although the 48-year-old would prefer to wait until the end of the season. (Caught Offside)external-link

Portugal playmaker Bruno Fernandes, 27, is one of the senior Manchester United players who feel they are not getting enough direction from Solskjaer and his coaching staff, while international team-mate Cristiano Ronaldo, 36, has been alarmed by the drop in standards at Old Trafford since he left to join Real Madrid in 2009. (Mail)external-link

Aston Villa's list of possible replacements for the sacked Dean Smith include Rangers boss Steven Gerrard, Southampton manager Ralph Hasenhuttl and Denmark head coach Kasper Hjulmand. (Telegraph - subscription required)external-link

Belgium boss Roberto Martinez is also in the running to take over at Villa. (Times - subscription required)external-link

Wolves boss Bruno Lage says Adama Traore's contract situation at the club would not stop him picking the Spain winger for the Molineux side. The 25-year-old has 18 months left on his current deal. (Mail)external-link

Wolves are the club who are most interested in Lille and Portugal midfielder Renato Sanches and they could make a move for the 24-year-old in January. (

Spain defender Sergio Ramos is not planning to leave Paris St-Germain, according to the 35-year-old's brother and agent Rene. The centre-back joined the French club on a free transfer in the summer after leaving Real Madrid but has yet to play for them because of an injury. (El Mundo, via Goal)external-link

Inter Milan midfielder Marcelo Brozovic's deal runs out next summer and, speaking about contract renewals, the Series A side's director, Beppe Marotta, says "players care about Inter and want to continue here". (DAZN, via Football Italia)external-link

Crystal Palace are hoping to beat Napoli to the signing of 25-year-old Fulham and Cameroon midfielder Andre-Frank Zambo Anguissa, who has starred on loan for the Italian side this season. (Sun)external-link

Barcelona will make a move for highly-rated RB Salzburg forward Karim Adeyemi in January. The 19-year-old, who has three Germany caps, has also attracted interest from Paris St-Germain, Bayern Munich, Borussia Dortmund and RB Leipzig. (El Nacional - in Catalan)external-link

Real Madrid are set to put six players up for sale to lower the club's wage bill - Wales winger Gareth Bale, 32, 30-year-old Belgium attacker Eden Hazard, 33-year-old Brazilian Marcelo, Spain playmaker Isco, 29, Serbia striker Luka Jovic, 23, and 24-year-old Spanish defender Jesus Vallejo. (AS - in Spanish)external-link

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