Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is targeting a move for Benfica centre-back Victor Lindelof, 22, in January. (O Jogo via Daily Mail)

Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha, 24, has decided to play international football for the Ivory Coast after failing to add to the two England caps he won in friendlies. (BT Sport)

Dutch striker Dirk Kuyt believes his former Liverpool team-mate Steven Gerrard will reject the easy option of a lucrative career in television punditry and focus, instead, on following his ambition of one day becoming manager at Anfield. (Independent)

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has hinted he is willing to spend money to keep forward Alexis Sanchez, 27, at the club. (Metro)

Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann, 25, has ruled out a move to Real Madrid or Paris St-Germain, but he would be open to a transfer to Barcelona or the Premier League. (Goal)

Arsenal are aiming to send striker Chuba Akpom out on loan in January – with Cardiff, Brentford and Fulham all keen – as the 21-year-old recovers from a back injury. (Daily Mirror)