The latest news and transfer rumour roundup.
Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal says striker Radamel Falcao, 28, will have to prove his fitness and display his best form to turn his current loan spell at Old Trafford into a permanent deal – (Daily Star)
Arsenal and Liverpool will have to produce a “sensational offer” in January if they are to convince AC Milan to sell 22-year-old striker Stephan El Shaarawy, says the player’s agent – (Daily Express)
QPR want to sign Tottenham midfielder Andros Townsend, 23, on loan. The England international had a spell on loan at Loftus Road in 2012-13 – (London Evening Standard)
Liverpool midfielder Lucas Leiva, 27, is in negotiations with Inter Milan about a loan move in January – (talkSPORT)
Tottenham fear they will miss out on signing Southampton’s Morgan Schneiderlin in January and the 25-year-old midfielder will opt to join Spurs’ north London rivals Arsenal instead – (Daily Telegraph)