Monday’s news and transfer rumour roundup.
Chelsea forward Eden Hazard, 23, has ruled out any chance of leaving Chelsea for Paris St-Germain, despite continued interest from the French champions – (Daily Mail)
Manchester United playmaker Juan Mata has emerged as a transfer target for former club Valencia, with the Spanish club keen to sign the 26-year-old on loan in January with a view to a £30m deal next summer – (Daily Star)
Newcastle manager Alan Pardew says midfielder Cheick Tiote, 28, was left unsettled by the prospect of a move to the Russian league during the summer and is keen to get the Ivory Coast international tied to a new deal at the Tyneside club – (Daily Mirror)
Stoke manager Mark Hughes says striker Emmanuel Riviere, 24, turned down a move to the Potters in the summer in favour of joining Newcastle – (Stoke Sentinel)
Aston Villa, Sunderland and Southampton are set to battle it out for the signature of Manchester United winger Ashley Young, 29 – (Daily Express)