Monday’s news and transfer rumour gossip.
Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea, 23, is wanted by Real Madrid as the replacement for captain and Bernabeu icon Iker Casillas, 33 – (Daily Mirror)
Germany midfielder Mesut Ozil, 25, wants to leave Arsenal in January – with the club willing to sell him to Bayern Munich for £30m – (Daily Mail)
Midfielder Juan Mata’s days at Manchester United could be numbered with manager Louis van Gaal looking to use the Spaniard as part of a deal to sign Arturo Vidal, 27, from Juventus – (Daily Star)
Tottenham are watching Toulouse’s prolific £5m-rated goalscorer Wissam Ben Yedder, 24, with new boss Mauricio Pochettino underwhelmed by Roberto Soldado, 29, and Emmanuel Adebayor, 30 – (Daily Mirror)
Newcastle will be offered the chance to re-sign England striker Andy Carroll, 25, in January for as little as £6m after an injury-hit spell at West Ham – (Newcastle Chronicle)