Saturday’s news and rumour roundup.
Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale, 25, has dropped a hint at making a return to Tottenham in the future – (Metro)
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has dismissed speculation linking Chelsea with a sensational move for 29-year-old Cristiano Ronaldo, leaving the path clear for Manchester United – (Metro)
Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal admits he would happily bring Ronaldo back to Old Trafford but is convinced Real Madrid will not sell – (Sky Sports)
Arsenal are sounding out Paris St-Germain’s 19-year-old midfielder Adrien Rabiot ahead of a possible January move – (Daily Mirror)
But Arsenal face competition for another of their targets, 22-year-old defender Fabian Schar from Basel, with Inter Milan and Borussia Dortmund also interested – (Daily Mirror)