Tuesday's gossip column: Sancho, Maddison, Matic, Wanyama, Willian

Football gossip

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will continue to target British players next summer, with Borussia Dortmund and England winger Jadon Sancho, 19, and Leicester City's 22-year-old English midfielder James Maddison his priorities. (ESPN)

AC Milan, Inter Milan, Juventus and Borussia Dortmund are all interested in signing Manchester United's Nemanja Matic, 31, when the Serbia midfielder's contract expires at the end of the season. (Calcio Mercato - in Italian)

Celtic could make a move for out-of-favour Tottenham and Kenya midfielder Victor Wanyama, 28, in January, says Bhoys boss Neil Lennon. (Team Talk)

Chelsea and Brazil winger Willian wants to stay at Stamford Bridge, but the club is yet to offer the 31-year-old a new deal. (Express)

Ajax and Netherlands defender Joel Veltman, 27, says he wanted to sign for West Ham United this summer, but the Dutch champions would not let him leave. (NOS - in Dutch)

Liverpool would have signed Napoli's Senegal defender Kalidou Koulibaly if they had failed to buy Netherlands centre-back Virgil van Dijk, also 28, in January 2018. (Goal)

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp said his friend was joking when he said the British weather could play a part in negotiations over talks to extend his deal with the Reds. (Mail)

Bournemouth are prepared to give Ryan Fraser a new contract worth £100,000 a week, with Arsenal, Everton, Chelsea and Wolves all interested in the 25-year-old Scotland winger. (90min.com)

The Cherries could lose England striker Callum Wilson, 27, to Manchester United. (ESPN)

Watford and Belgium defender Christian Kabasele, 28, has revealed he is close to signing a new deal at Vicarage Road. (Sport Witness)

Everton, Southampton, Bournemouth, Sheffield United, Bristol City, Barnsley and Sunderland have all watched Motherwell's Scotland Under-21 winger James Scott, 19. (Team Talk)

Former England manager Sam Allardyce would be willing to return to manage Sunderland if the League One club is taken over by an American consortium. (Sun)

Arsenal keeper Bernd Leno says the Gunners will continue to try the "risk" of playing out from the back, despite the side letting a 2-0 lead slip against Watford. (Mirror)

Russia midfielder Aleksandr Golovin revealed he moved from CSKA Moscow to Monaco and turned a move down to Chelsea in 2018 because he did not think he would get regular first-team football at Stamford Bridge. (Match TV - in Russian)

Former Germany midfielder Michael Ballack believes Bayern Munich will renew their interest in RB Leipzig striker Timo Werner next summer. The 23-year-old Germany forward has previously been linked with Liverpool, Borussia Dortmund, Atletico Madrid and Sevilla. (Goal)

Wolves had scouts watching Porto's 3-2 win over Portimonense on Sunday. (Sport Witness)

The world's second-richest man Bernard Arnault is preparing an £890m takeover bid for Serie A side AC Milan - although his company LVMH Group has denied a bid has been made. (Mail)

One of Uefa's financial fair play investigators has resigned over how European football's governing body has handled its case against Paris St-Germain. (Times - subscription required)


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