Could Brazilian Willian be on the move from Chelsea? Who wants Arsenal man Santi Cazorla and why the selection of referee Anthony Taylor has caused controversy on Merseyside.
Here's your daily round up of what's going in the football world.
Chelsea forward Willian is said to be interesting Paris St-Germain, although the Brazilian is thought to be keen to finish his playing days at Stamford Bridge (Daily Express).
Italian giants Juventus could move for Arsenal's Spanish midfielder Santi Cazorla, who is out of contract next summer (Calcio Mercato via Daily Star).
Former Liverpool footballing director Damien Comolli claims that he was told by the club's owners that he "had made a big mistake" signing ex-Sunderland star and now England captain Jordan Henderson. Comolli also claims he was told, on the day he was sacked, that Henderson "was a waste of money" (Talksport).
Victor Anichebe has handed David Moyes a much-needed fitness boost after Sunderland were rocked by an injury to Jason Denayer. Full story here (Sunderland Echo).
A cup run ranks highly on Rafa Benitez’s to do list at Newcastle United this season. But that doesn’t mean that the Spaniard won’t make wholesale changes when the Magpies take on Preston in two weeks in the EFL Cup fourth round. Full story here (Shields Gazette).
Chelsea will have to fork out at least 50m to land AC Milan defender Alessio Romagnoli (Sun).
The appointment of Anthony Taylor, who lives in the Manchester area, for Monday night's Liverpool v Manchester United Premier League clash is "grossly unfair" on him, according to former referees' chief Keith Hackett (You are the ref).
Ex-top flight ref Graham Poll says Taylor's appointment "should certainly not raise any eyebrows despite him living and working in the Manchester area" (Daily Mail).
Manchester United are in no rush to hand new deals to Juan Mata, Ander Herrera, Marouane Fellaini, Daley Blind and Luke Shaw, who are all entering the last 18 months of their deals. The club are relaxed as each deal contains an option to extend (Manchester Evening News).
La Liga side Atletico Madrid are planning to offer Yannick Carrasco a new deal to fend off interest from Chelsea (Daily Mirror).
Valencia are set to make a £40m move for Javier Hernandez. The former Manchester United forward now plays for Bayer Leverkusen (AS via Daily Express).
Manchester City's Kevin de Bruyne could return from a hamstring injury face Everton on Saturday and Barcelona in the Champions League.(Guardian)
Everton and Leicester City could be disappointed in their quest to sign former Blackburn Rovers and Stoke City man Steven N'Zonzi, with Sevilla set to offer the midfielder a contract extension (Daily Mail).