Friday’s news and rumour roundup.
Liverpool and Arsenal are readying bids for Real Madrid’s unwanted playmaker Isco, 22, in the next transfer window – (Daily Express)
The Gunners are also ready to make a January move for unhappy PSG striker Edinson Cavani, 27 – (Daily Express)
Liverpool and Bayern Munich target Dele Alli, 18, says his performance for MK Dons in the Capital One Cup victory over Manchester United has inspired him to aim to play in the Premier League – (Daily Telegraph)
Hatem Ben Arfa, 27, could cancel his loan move to Hull and return to Newcastle if Alan Pardew is sacked – (Daily Mirror)
Stoke manager Mark Hughes says he has had no contact with QPR counterpart Harry Redknapp regarding striker Peter Crouch, 33 – (Daily Mail)