Friday’s news and transfer rumour roundup.
Liverpool face a huge battle to persuade 19-year-old midfielder Raheem Sterling to sign an extension to his contract at Anfield – (Daily Mail)
Arsenal’s German forward Lukas Podolski, 29, says “change must occur” if he can’t get more regular football at the Emirates – (London Evening Standard)
Manchester United have agreed personal terms for a permanent transfer for 28-year-old striker Radamel Falcao, who is currently on loan from Monaco – (Daily Mail)
Manager Louis van Gaal is hoping Angel Di Maria and Radamel Falcao can persuade ex-Real Madrid team-mate Fabio Coentrao, 26, to join Manchester United in January – (Daily Express)
Barcelona full-back Dani Alves, 31, is looking to move to the Premier League next summer, with both Manchester United and Liverpool interested in the Brazil international – (Daily Star)