Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane has dealt Manchester United’s hopes of signing him a blow by stating he wants to remain with the La Liga club for the rest of his career. (Le Figaro via Daily Star)

Paris St-Germain full-back  , 23, would start if he was at Manchester United or Arsenal, according to his former Ivory Coast boss Sabri Lamouchi. The former Toulouse player has been linked with a move away from the French champions. (L’Equipe via Daily Mirror)

Chelsea captain John Terry is wanted by Andre Villas-Boas for a reunion in China. Former Blues boss Villas-Boas is now in charge of Super League club Shanghai SIPG and hopes to sign the 35-year-old. (Daily Mirror)

Liverpool goalkeeper Simon Mignolet says he “won’t accept” being a substitute. The 28-year-old last played in the Premier League in September. (Limburg TV via Daily Star)

Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure has been urged to restart his career at Marseille by his brother Kolo. The 33-year-old, who has played just once this season, would benefit from a “change of scenery”, according to his older brother. (Manchester Evening News)

Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick believes he can make a telling contribution this season but, at 35, admits he must be “realistic” about the prospect of leaving the club next summer. (Daily Express)

Defender Jan Vertonghen, 29, is set to sign a new contract at Tottenham but new deals for goalkeeper Hugo Lloris, 29, and striker Harry Kane, 23, have been shelved. (Daily Mirror)

Tottenham are considering a move for Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge, 27, in the January transfer window. (Bleacher Report)

Inter Milan are preparing to bid for Chelsea midfielder Oscar, 25, having tried to sign him before he joined the Londoners for £25m in 2012 – Chelsea will expect to recoup their fee if he is to leave. (Evening Standard)

Sunderland manager David Moyes says he will not leave the club to coach Scotland if Gordon Strachan leaves the national job. (Daily Star)