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French champions Paris St-Germain could make a £50m summer move for Tottenham and England midfielder Dele Alli, 20. (Daily Mirror)

Swansea chairman Huw Jenkins says Bob Bradley's job as manager is safe, citing the example of Fulham as a team who changed their boss more than once in a season and got relegated. (Talksport)

Everton could try to sign Leicester winger Demarai Gray, 20, in January after losing Yannick Bolasie to a serious knee injury, which could keep him out for over a year. (Daily Mirror)

Everton are also interested in Manchester United forward Memphis Depay, 22, and attacking Napoli player Manolo Gabbiadini, 25, for whom they may be willing to bid £18m. (Sun)

Watford, West Brom, Swansea and Everton want Manchester United winger Ashley Young, 31. (Manchester Evening News)

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Real Madrid and Bayern Munich are both keen on signing 17-year-old AIK striker Alexander Isak, who is also interesting Chelsea, Manchester City and West Ham. (Marca)

Boca Juniors striker Carlos Tevez, 32, will consider a £33m offer from Gus Poyet's Shanghai Shenhua, but he could also retire. (Goal.com)

Valencia could try to sign 25-year-old Italy forward Simone Zaza, on loan at West Ham from Juventus, in January. (Superdeporte, via ESPN)

Borussia Dortmund have an agreement with Real Madrid that they will inform the Spanish side before selling striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, 27, midfielder Julian Weigl, 21, or 19-year-old forward Ousmane Dembele to another club. (Marca)

Arsenal, Manchester United, Manchester City, Tottenham and West Ham are all interested in Monaco striker Kylian Mbappe, 17. (HITC)

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Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic, 32, will not leave the club in January, despite being linked with Italian champions Juventus. (Bleacher Report)

New York City FC boss Patrick Vieira, 40, was disappointed not to be offered the chance to start his coaching career with Arsenal, the club he captained during his playing career. (RMC, via FourFourTwo)

Manchester City are bracing themselves for defender Eliaquim Mangala, 25, returning in the summer as loan club Valencia do not want to take up their £15m option to sign him. (Sun)

Leicester City striker Leonardo Ulloa, 30, who is a target for Sunderland, is prepared to leave the Premier League for China. (Sunderland Echo)

Chelsea face competition from Tottenham and Juventus for 19-year-old Atalanta midfielder Franck Kessie.(Gianluca Di Marzio, via Daily Star)

The English Football League will offer clubs cash rewards to play more young and home-grown English players. (Daily Mail)

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Sunderland's form could actually cost them two of their defenders for January. The Black Cats fear Senegal's Papy Djilobodji and Ivorian Lamine Kone could go to the Africa Cup of Nations, leaving them with just John O'Shea at centre-back. (Daily Mail)

The downfall of Jose Mourinho's tenure at Chelsea has been dated back to 31 December, 2014, when he took his Blues side on a late-night bus ride across London on the eve of their 5-3 defeat at Tottenham. (Daily Express)

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