Football gossip: Sanchez, Neymar, Llorente, Caballero, Lanzini, Mustafi

Football gossip

Manchester United are facing a £12m bill for Alexis Sanchez's wages this season - even if the Chile forward, 30, moves on loan to Inter Milan before next week's European transfer deadline. (ESPN)

United are close to agreeing a deal to sign former Tottenham and Spain forward Fernando Llorente, 34. (Gazzetta dello Sport - in Italian)

A delegation from Real Madrid is in France to negotiate the transfer of Brazil forward Neymar, 27, from Paris St-Germain. (Marca - in Spanish)

Arsenal boss Unai Emery has told German defender Shkodran Mustafi and Egyptian midfielder Mohamed Elneny, both 27, they are free to leave the club before the European transfer window shuts. (Express)

Leicester City's Portugal midfielder Adrien Silva, 30, has flown to Monaco for a medical on Friday before signing for the French side on a season-long loan deal. (Telegraph)

Liverpool are close to signing a new Premier League record kit deal with Nike, beating Manchester United's £75m-a-season package with Adidas. (Mail)

Chelsea's Argentina keeper Willy Caballero, 37, is wanted by Real Madrid. (Marca - in Spanish)

Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will be able to use the £75m raised from the sale of 26-year-old Belgium forward Romelu Lukaku, who joined Inter Milan earlier this month, in January. (Talksport)

West Ham's 26-year-old Argentine forward Manuel Lanzini says he wants to extend his stay with the Hammers and is in talks about a new contact. Lanzini's deal expires next summer. (Sky Sports)

Belgian forward Christian Benteke, 28, and English defender James Tomkins, 30, are in negotiations over extending their contracts at Crystal Palace. (Guardian)

Fenerbahce have distanced themselves from a move for Manchester United and Argentina defender Marcos Rojo, 29. (Star)

Sunderland are close to being taken over by American investors that manage the capital of Michael Dell, founder of Dell Technologies. (Times - subscription required)

Real Madrid's Costa Rica goalkeeper Keylor Navas, 32, is edging closer to a move to Paris St-Germain. (Marca)

Barcelona have rejected an offer from Inter Milan to sign Chile international midfielder Arturo Vidal, 32, on loan. (Mundo Deportivo)

Lille are confident of signing Portugal midfielder Renato Sanches, 22, from Bayern Munich. (L'Equipe - in French)

Chelsea's Brazilian winger Kenedy, 23, is exploring options to leave permanently before the European transfer deadline. (Goal)

Marseille have rejected a bid of 3m euros from Fenerbahce for Brazilian midfielder Luiz Gustavo, 32. (L-Equipe - in French)

Watford have warned season ticket holders they must tell them if they are not going to a game - or they could be stripped of their seat. (Sun)

League One Bury, who have until 23:59 BST on Friday to prove their financial viability, feature in the Guardian
League One Bury, who have until 23:59 BST on Friday to prove their financial viability, feature in the Guardian

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