Transfer Gossip

Tottenham and England midfielder Dele Alli, 21, is set to test his club’s strict wage structure in order to earn a major pay increase – with Real Madrid monitoring developments. (Daily Mail)

Alli is looking for a massive pay rise, from his current £50,000 a week to £160,000. (The Sun)

Liverpool and Brazil midfielder Philippe Coutinho, 25, is Barcelona’s top transfer target in the January transfer window. (Marca, via Daily Mirror)

The Reds should have sold Coutinho in the summer, says former Liverpool defender Mark Lawrenson. (Ask Fans)

Meanwhile, Liverpool will do battle with Arsenal to sign midfielder Thomas Lemar, 21, from Monaco next summer. (Daily Mirror)

Gunners manager Arsene Wenger says Mesut Ozil, 28, will have to fight for his midfield place in the team’s starting line-up. (Daily Express)

Meanwhile, Arsenal are watching 25-year-old Napoli defender Nikola Maksimovic and could bid for the Serbia international in January. (Guerin Sportivo, via Talksport)

Everton‘s majority shareholder, Farhad Moshiri, has given his support to manager Ronald Koeman on a rare visit to the club’s training ground. (Daily Mail)

Juventus are prepared to wait until next summer to sign Liverpool and Germany midfielder Emre Can. The 23-year-old’s contract expires in June. (Calciomercato, via Talksport)

Former Arsenal and Manchester City full-back Bacary Sagna is set to reject a move to Leicester as the 34-year-old favours a switch to Italy. AC Milan and Inter Milan are both interested in the France international. (Leicester Mercury)

Newcastle are interested in signing Besiktasstriker Cenk Tosun and watched the 26-year-old in action for Turkey during the international break. (Northern Echo)

West Ham United are set to sell 18-year-old defender Reece Oxford in January – two years after he became the second-youngest player to start a Premier League match. (Daily Mirror) 

AC Milan say they do not want Chelsea boss Antonio Conte to replace under-pressure manager Vincenzo Montella. (London Evening Standard)

Real Madrid are not prepared to match Manchester United‘s planned £169m bid for Tottenham‘s 24-year-old striker Harry Kane. (Don Balon, via Daily Star)

Manchester United goalkeeper Dean Henderson, 20, is wanted by several clubs, including Arsenal, Tottenham, Chelsea, Watford, Stoke, West Brom and Southampton. (Daily Mirror)

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