Football gossip: Neymar, Mustafi, Van Dijk, Sanchez, Dybala, Pjanic

Football gossip

Real Madrid remain interested in Neymar but are seeking assurances from Paris St-Germain over 27-year-old Brazilian forward's injury-prone metatarsal. (Marca - in Spanish)

But some reports claim Real and La Liga rivals Barcelona are put off by Neymar's high wage demands. (AS - Spanish)

The father and agent of Arsenal's 27-year-old centre-back Shkodran Mustafi says the German is working on a move away from the club. (Mirror)

Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk, 28, is expected to sign a new contract with the Reds which will double the Netherlands centre-back's wages to £250,000 a week. (90min)

Manchester United are hopeful of selling Chile forward Alexis Sanchez, 30, before the European transfer windows closes. (Mirror)

United players want England striker Marcus Rashford, 21, to take penalties after 26-year-old France midfielder Paul Pogba had a spot-kick saved against Wolves. (Mail)

Tottenham will consider selling Denmark midfielder Christian Eriksen, 27, if a bid of at least £50m comes in. (Mail)

Manchester City's Germany winger Leroy Sane, 23, could return to action this season despite an anterior cruciate knee injury suffered during the Community Shield earlier in August. (Sun)

Burnley manager Sean Dyche says 19-year-old English winger Dwight McNeil will outgrow the club at some stage. (Sky Sports)

Real Sociedad are trying to sign Arsenal's Spanish full-back Nacho Monreal, 33. (Mundo Deportivo)

Tottenham may have a chance of signing forward Paulo Dybala, 25, in January if the Argentina international remains at Juventus. (Football.London)

Juve are said to be open to the idea of letting Bosnian midfielder Miralem Pjanic, 29, leave the club during this transfer window. (Calciomercato)

Crystal Palace are negotiating a new deal with Belgium striker Christian Benteke, 28. (Evening Standard)

Bayern Munich are set to replace Portugal international Renato Sanches, who has joined Lille, with 22-year-old Espanyol's Spanish midfielder Marc Roca. (L'Equipe - in French)

Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane does not expect 32-year-old goalkeeper Keylor Navas to leave the club, despite the Costa Rican being linked with Paris St-Germain. (Marca)

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