Barcelona forward Neymar, 23, is in negotiations over a new contract with the Spanish club, but says he is aware of Manchester City’s interest in him. (Independent)
Manchester United are preparing a £45m offer for Lazio’s Brazilian attacking midfielder Felipe Anderson, 22. (La Repubblica, via Daily Star)
Italian club Juventus and Inter Milan are ready to battle it out to try to sign 28-year-old Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas.(Daily Mail via Corriere dello Sport)
Watford’s Nigerian striker Odion Ighalo, 26, who has scored 14 goals this season, is a £12m target for Spanish club Atletico Madrid.(Daily Mirror)
Aston Villa boss Remi Garde is trying to convince Chelsea’s French striker Loic Remy, 28, to join the Premier League’s bottom club on loan until the end of the season. (Daily Mirror)
Ex-Manchester United player Ray Wilkins believes the Old Trafford club’s decision to sell Mexico striker Javier Hernandez, 27, to Bayer Leverkusen was a mistake. (Talksport)
Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney, 30, has not scored for his club since 3 November and fears his form could cost him a place in the England side at Euro 2016.(Times – subscription required)
Former Chelsea left-back Ashley Cole, 35, will meet with LA Galaxy bosses this week to try and secure a move to the Major League Soccer club in the United States.(Daily Express)
Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere, 23, will not return to action until at least February as he continues to recover from the hairline fracture he suffered to his leg during pre-season. (Daily Mail)
Bacary Sagna is urging Manchester City fans to be patient with his fellow French international Eliaquim Mangala, 24, insisting the defender can still be a “great” given time. (Daily Express)
Best of social media
Tottenham beat Watford thanks to a dramatic late Son Heung-min goal and his Spurs team-mate Dele Alli posted a picture in honour of his team-mate on Twitter:
Injured Liverpool and England striker Daniel Sturridge posted a picture on Twitter of him and his family playing an Anfield-themed version of the board game Monopoly.
Striker Peter Crouch tweeted his support to his Stoke team-mates after their 4-3 win over Everton, but also mentioned his omission from Mark Hughes’ squad.
West Ham striker Andy Carroll was a focal point on social media on Monday after sporting a braided ponytail as the Hammers beat Southampton. (Metro)
Manchester United scarves with Jose Mourinho’s face on them were on sale outside Old Trafford before the club’s game against the Portuguese’s former club Chelsea on Saturday.