A round up of Tuesday’s transfer gossip.
Everton have ‘put aside’ a new deal for Manchester United target Leighton Baines, but manager Roberto Martinez promises a contract will be sorted for the defender – Daily Mirror
Italian champions Juventus will provide stiff competition for Liverpool to sign Xabi Alonso, 31, should the Real Madrid midfielder fail to extend his contract beyond next summer – talkSPORT
Arsenal are set to sign Basel defender Fabian Schar, 21, in January as boss Arsene Wenger looks to strengthen his backline – Metro
Sunderland want Watford boss Gianfranco Zola to succeed fellow Italian Paolo Di Canio as manager – Daily Mirror
Blackpool manager Paul Ince could also be looked at by Black Cats officials as Di Canio’s successor – Daily Mail