Rumour round-up: Manchester City star injured, AC Milan chase Chelsea striker, Manchester United kid agrees new deal and is Barcelona star Neymar on the move?

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Which Manchester City star could be set for a spell on the sidelines? Who are AC Milan chasing at Stamford Bridge? And which club is looking to nab Brazil star Neymar from Barcelona?

Here's what the rumour mill has dug up this morning from across the English Premier League and beyond.

Manchester City forward Sergio Aguero is set for a scan on a calf injury picked up while away on international duty with Argentina (Daily Star).

While the Citizens are understood to be keen on adding Celtic wonderkid Karamoko Dembele, 13, to their youth ranks (Sun).

AC Milan are thought to be keeping a keen eye on Michy Batshuayi's situation at Chelsea. The Belgian frontman is yet to start a Premier League game for Antonio Conte's men since his £33m summer move from Marseille (Mirror).

Highly-rated Manchester United defender Timothy Fosu-Mensah has agreed a new deal at Old Trafford. The 18-year-old is set to pen a four-year contract.

Meanwhile, United target Isco has hinted he may leave Real Madrid at the end of the season (Manchester Evening News).

Paris St-Germain will try to sign Barcelona forward Neymar in a deal worth up to 222m euros, which equates to around £200m (Goal).

Despite a winless start to the season so far, Sunderland wideman Wahbi Khazri insists there is no need to panic at the Stadium of Light (Sunderland Echo).
Leicester City's Riyad Mahrez has confirmed Arsenal tried to sign him in the summer. But the Algerian attacker says he has no regrets over staying at the Premier League champions this season (Canal+ via ESPN).

Managerial autonomy is working wonders at Newcastle United, according to 206-goal club legend Alan Shearer (Shields Gazette).
West Ham winger Gokhan Tore, 24, has been ruled out for five weeks with a leg injury (Sun).

Summer Arsenal target and France international full-back Djibril Sidibe has revealed he rejected a move to the club. (ESPN)

Barcelona forward Lionel Messi is in line to face Manchester City in the Champions League next week after reports emerged he will return from a groin injury to face Deportivo La Coruna on Saturday (Mundo Deportivo via Reuters).

Arsenal defender Per Mertesacker has described Bastian Schweinsteiger's treatment by Jose Mourinho as "perverse" after the 32-year-old former Germany international was exiled from the Manchester United first team. (Kicker via the Independent)

Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho feels fellow Brazilian Gabriel Jesus, 19, will have no difficulty in adapting to life at Manchester City when he arrives in January (Manchester Evening News).

Former Aston Villa boss Remi Garde would return to England despite his failed spell at Villa Park last season (TF1 - in French).

And finally, Manchester United are open to the idea of safe standing at Old Trafford, echoing what has happened at Celtic's Parkhead (Daily Mail).