Monday’s news and transfer rumour gossip.
Tottenham are targeting Southampton’s 25-year-old France midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin, team-mate Jay Rodriguez, 25, and Napoli’s Spain centre-back Raul Albiol, 29, as they look to bolster the squad in January – (Daily Mirror)
Spurs are also set to move for Celtic defender Virgil Van Dijk, although the 23-year-old is also wanted by Arsenal, Manchester City, Newcastle, Southampton and Swansea – (Daily Express)
Leicester City have had a £7m bid rejected for Croatia striker Andrej Kramaric, 23, who is also wanted by Chelsea and Tottenham – (Daily Express)
Sunderland head coach Gus Poyet remains keen on signing Liverpool’s out-of-favour Italian forward Fabio Borini, 23, in January – (Daily Mirror)
QPR boss Harry Redknapp hopes to bring in some Major League Soccer players on loan in January with LA Galaxy’s Robbie Keane, 34, top of his list – (Setanta)