Monday’s news and transfer rumour gossip.
Manchester United may seek to swap 25-year-old midfielder Ander Herrera, their £29m summer signing from Athletic Bilbao, for Bayern Munich winger Xherdan Shaqiri, 23 – (Bild – in German)
United are unsure about exercising the purchase option on Radamel Falcao because of the 28-year-old Colombian striker’s lingering injury concerns, while fellow forward Robin van Persie, 31, could also leave the Red Devils this summer – (Le Figaro – in French)
Arsenal are interested in Basel centre-half Fabian Schar, 22, and could make a move for him in January – (Daily Star)
Manchester United and Arsenal are competing for the £12m signature of 20-year-old Hull left-back Andy Robertson, who cost the Tigers just £2.85m from Dundee United in the summer – (Daily Express)
Everton manager Roberto Martinez wants to sign Wigan midfielder Shaun Maloney, 31, who he managed during his time as boss of the Latics – (Daily Mail)