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Tottenham have identified England manager Gareth Southgate as their top target to succeed manager Mauricio Pochettino. (Star Sunday)external-link

The Spurs players are starting to believe manager Pochettino will soon leave the club, with Manchester United his preferred destination. (Sun on Sunday)external-link

Former Chelsea and Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho is preparing to return to Real Madrid, with president Florentino Perez lining up the Portuguese to replace Zinedine Zidane. (Sunday Timesexternal-link)

Liverpool want to sign 22-year-old Brazil forward David Neres from Ajax. (Calciomercato)external-link

Liverpool fear manager Jurgen Klopp could be tempted by the Germany coach's job once Joachim Low's reign ends. (Sunday Mirror)external-link

West Ham are set to put a £100m price tag on England midfielder Declan Rice in order to price Manchester United out of a move for the 20-year-old. (Sunday Express)external-link

Barcelona are set to revive their interest in Chelsea winger Willian, 31. The Brazil international's contract expires at the of the season. (Mundo Deportivo - in Spanish)external-link

Manager Pep Guardiola says Manchester City will not buy any players in January because they do not have the money. (Sky Sports)external-link

Manchester City want to sign Leicester City's Turkey 23-year-old centre-back Caglar Soyuncu. (Fotospor via Metro) external-link

Manchester City have given Dutch coach Giovanni van ­Bronckhorst an inside role at the club as they prepare for life without Guardiola. (Sunday Mirror)external-link

The agent of Manchester United defender Victor Lindelof, 25, says the Sweden international was wanted by Barcelona over the summer. (Sport Bladet via Manchester Evening News)external-link

Netherlands' 19-year-old centre-back Matthijs de Ligt's decision to move to Juventus this summer prompted Barcelona to turn their attention to Lindelof. (Sunday Express)external-link

Manchester United will demand £20m for England Under-21 goalkeeper Dean Henderson, 22, who is on loan at Sheffield United, at the end of the season. (Sun on Sunday)external-link

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard is leading the hunt for highly rated 17-year-old Wigan forward Joe Gelhardt. (Sunday Express)external-link

Wolves are monitoring Real Madrid's 20-year-old Norway midfielder Martin Odegaard. (Sunday Mirror)external-link

Spain goalkeeper David de Gea's coach Emilio Alvarez has left Manchester United after the 28-year-old's dip in form last season prompted questions about his methods. (Mail on Sunday)external-link

Barcelona are unhappy with midfielder Arthur, 23, after he enjoyed a night out with Paris St-Germain forward and fellow Brazilian Neymar. (Marca)external-link

Juventus manager Maurizio Sarri is keen to reintegrate former Liverpool midfielder Emre Can, 25, back into his team after the German's failed summer move to PSG. (Le10sport - in French)external-link

West Ham are in talks to sign 16-year-old Manchester United academy forward Mipo Odubeko. Juventus, Borussia Dortmund and ​Bayern Munich are among the other clubs believed to be interested in the Republic of Ireland Under-17 international. (90min)external-link

Former Japan forward Keisuke Honda, 33, has asked Manchester United to make him an offer. Honda has been a free agent since leaving Melbourne Victory in the summer. (Metro)external-link

Video assistant referees should only intervene on "clear" offside decisions, according to Uefa's referee chief, which is in contrast to how the system is being used in the Premier League this season. (Mail on Sunday)external-link

Ajax hope to agree an improved contract with Real Madrid target Donny van de Beek in an attempt to fend off interest in the 22-year-old Netherlands midfielder. (Voetbal International - in Dutch)external-link

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