Rumour round-up: Rooney at Man United to stay, Mourinho admits Old Trafford "disaster", Chelsea eye next Zlatan Ibrahimovic
Despite exit rumours, is Wayne Rooney keen to become a record breaker at Manchester United? Which Swedish wonderkid are Chelsea keeping tabs on? And why has life at Old Trafford become a "bit of a disaster" for Jose Mourinho?
Here's a round up of the football news and rumours from across the globe.
Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney is determined to stay at Old Trafford in order to break Sir Bobby Charlton's goalscoring record. Rooney needs four goals to pass Charlton's total of 249 (Sun).
But former England and Newcastle United captain Alan Shearer thinks that Rooney must leave United if he wants to play at the 2018 World Cup (Sun).
Red Devils' boss Jose Mourinho says living in Manchester has been a "bit of a disaster" (Daily Telegraph).
Assault, theft and child abuse images - 11 people given jail sentences for offences in South Tyneside in September
Murder investigation after 14-year-old boy dies following suspected assault
Plans refused for 'Best Doner' shawarma kebab shop and barbers planned in former South Shields clothes shop
Chelsea representatives were among 90 scouts sent to watch AIK Solna's Swedish striker Alexander Isak. The 17-year-old has been dubbed the new Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Manchester United are also understood to have had representatives watching the youngster (Sun).
Uruguay striker Agustin Davila is open to a move to Liverpool after completing a two-week trial with the Anfield side (IBT).
Red Bull Leipzig midfielder Naby Keita says he turned down interest from Arsenal and Liverpool to sign for the Bundesliga club (SportNet via Evening Standard).
A winter break in the Premier League is unlikely to happen until the 2024-25 season at the earliest (Times - subscription required).
Worldwide super agent Mino Raiola received Â£24m in commission in helping to organise Paul Pogba's world record Â£89m move from Juventus to Manchester United (Daily Mail).
Swansea striker Bafetimbi Gomis will decide his future at the end of the season, but has not ruled out a permanent move to French loan side Marseille (South Wales Evening Post).
Former Manchester United winger Ryan Giggs is in the frame for the Wigan Athletic job following Gary Caldwell's sacking (ESPN).
Championship side Wolves could appoint ex-Olympiakos manager Marco Silva after sacking Walter Zenga yesterday (Daily Mail).
Nottingham Forest boss Philippe Montanier could lose his job if a proposed takeover of the Championship club goes through (Daily Mirror).
Former Manchester United midfielder Owen Hargreaves "can't believe" Henrikh Mkhitaryan has fallen out of favour at Old Trafford (Squawka).