Football gossip: Guardiola, Arteta, Ancelotti, Eriksen, Werner, Osimhen

Football gossip

Manchester City are demanding £1m from Arsenal to release assistant Mikel Arteta from his contract, with the Gunners wanting to name their former Spanish midfielder as their new manager. (Mail)external-link

Carlo Ancelotti is set to be named Everton manager after signing an £11.5m-a-year deal. (Mirror)external-link

The Italian, 60, will start work as Toffees boss on Monday. (Sun)external-link

Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy says the club are not "scared" of selling Danish playmaker Christian Eriksen, 27, to a domestic rival in January. (Evening Standard)external-link

Spurs will provide boss Jose Mourinho with transfer funds but the Portuguese is not expected to spend big in January, with West Brom defender Nathan Ferguson and Norwich right-back Max Aarons, both 19, among the targets. (Mail)external-link

Liverpool are set to snub a January swoop for German RB Leipzig striker Timo Werner, 23, after agreeing a deal to sign Japanese Red Bull Salzburg forward Takumi Minamino, 24. (Star)external-link

Paris St-Germain will line up a move to bring Pep Guardiola to the Parc des Princes to replace Thomas Tuchel. (Le 10 Sport via Daily Mail)external-link

German winger Leroy Sane, 23, wants a move to Bayern Munich and is contemplating leaving Manchester City in January. (Bild via Mirror)external-link

The Abu Dhabi consortium set to take over at Charlton Athletic was questioned by the English Football League over the extent of its links with the owners of Manchester City. (Telegraph)external-link

Liverpool, Chelsea and Tottenham are among a host of clubs monitoring Lille's 20-year-old Nigerian striker Victor Osimhen. (Sky Sports)external-link

Juventus are set to keep hold of Turkish defender Merih Demiral, 21, amid interest from multiple Premier League clubs as well as AC Milan. (Calciomercato)external-link

Barcelona right-back Nelson Semedo's house was burgled as he prepared for Wednesday's El Clasico. (Cadena SER via Marca)external-link

Spanish midfielder Marcos Llorente, 24, is wanted by clubs this January but Atletico Madrid do not want to sell him. (AS - in Spanish)external-link

Liverpool are keeping tabs on Toulouse's French left-back Mathieu Goncalves, 18. (L'Equipe via Talksport)external-link

Rangers target Mostafa Mohamed has been the subject of two offers from European clubs, but Zamalek want £5m to secure the 22-year-old Egyptian's services. (Daily Record)external-link

Speculation surrounding 29-year-old Welsh midfielder Joe Allen's future at Stoke is expected to intensify as the January window approaches. (Wales Online)external-link

Mikel Arteta would make Sevilla midfielder Antonio Zarzana, 17, his first signing if he becomes Arsenal boss. (Estadio Deportivo via Mirror)external-link

Aston Villa are in danger of becoming the first Premier League club to breach Financial Fair Play rules and may need to sell to ensure they comply with regulations this season. (Mail)external-link

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