Tuesday’s news and transfer rumour gossip.
Barcelona forward Lionel Messi, 27, has sparked speculation that he wants to join Chelsea – (Daily Mail)
Tottenham will test Aston Villa’s resolve with a £3m January bid for England midfielder Fabian Delph, 25 – (Daily Mirror)
Javier Hernandez will be sold by Manchester United at the end of the season when the 26-year-old’s loan deal at Real Madrid ends – (Daily Telegraph)
Tottenham and Liverpool are ready to do battle for the £20m signature of West Brom striker Saido Berahino, 21 – (Independent)
Chelsea’s pursuit of Croatian striker Andrej Kramaric is set to end in disappointment with the 23-year-old choosing Leicester City instead of the Blues – (Sky Sports)