Saturday’s news and rumour roundup.
England centre-half Gary Cahill is expected to commit his long-term future to Chelsea, with the 28-year-old in talks over a new deal – (Evening Standard)
Aston Villa face a battle to keep Dutch captain Ron Vlaar, 29, as the defender, who is in the final year of his contract, has not begun detailed negotiations to extend his current deal – (Daily Mirror)
Arsenal are set to face competition from Roma to sign 19-year-old midfielder Adrien Rabiot from Paris St-Germain in January – (Evening Standard)
FC Toronto president Tim Leiweke does not expect Jermain Defoe to play for the club again, increasing the likelihood that the 31-year-old striker will return to the Premier League – (Daily Mirror)
Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal says integrating new £150m signings Radamel Falcao, Angel Di Maria and Daley Blind into his side will be “easy” – (Daily Mirror)