MOURINHO PLOTS ALEXIS OFFER
Jose Mourinho is planning an offer for Alexis Sanchez in a bid to convince him to join Manchester United, according to The Sun .
The Arsenal forward is out of contract next summer, and Manchester City are the favourites to sign him after failing in a last-gasp £60 million move on deadline day.
But Mourinho is hopeful the offer of a £25m signing-on fee will tempt the Chile international to Old Trafford.
WILSHERE WANTS WEST HAM MOVE
Jack Wilshere is set to run down the final year of his Arsenal contract and look to seal a move to West Ham, the Daily Star reports.
Wilshere supported the Hammers as a boy and is hopeful that Slaven Bilic's side will lodge a January bid for his services after initially being put off by the Gunners' £20 million asking price.
SCHALKE OFFER GORETZKA €10M A YEAR TO STAY
Schalke are prepared to offer Leon Goretzka a club record €10 million-a-year contract in a bid to persuade the midfielder to sign a new deal, reports Kicker.
Goretzka is out of contract at the end of the season, and has been linked with Arsenal, Barcelona, Bayern Munich and Liverpool, but Schalke are hoping the bumper salary will persuade the 22-year-old to stay.
MILAN LEAD HUNT FOR GENOA WONDERKID
AC Milan are leading the chase to sign Genoa’s record-breaking teenage striker Pietro Pellegri, claims Calciomercato.com.
Pellegri became the youngest player to score twice in a Serie A game on Sunday when netting a brace in Genoa’s 3-2 defeat by Lazio.
He has been scouted by Premier League duo Arsenal and Manchester City, with Juventus and Inter Milan also showing an interest, but it is Milan who are at the front of the queue to sign the 16-year-old.
PSG TO PART WITH FIVE STARS
Paris Saint-Germain are preparing to offload Julian Draxler, Angel Di Maria, Lucas Moura, Javier Pastore and Kevin Trapp as they seek to comply with Financial Fair Play regulations, claims Mundo Deportivo.
Germany international Draxler has been heavily linked with Arsenal in the past, while former Real Madrid star Di Maria has figured prominently on Barcelona's wish list.
MADRID MAKE ALEXIS CONTACT
Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has made contact with Alexis Sanchez’s representatives over a potential deal for the Arsenal striker, claims Don Balon .
Alexis is out of contract at the end of the season and the Chile international saw a proposed move to Manchester City fail to go through during the summer transfer window.
He is on a reported four-man list of striking targets for Madrid, who want to know if Alexis is interested in a move to the Santiago Bernabeu amid suggestions he may have to play second fiddle to Karim Benzema.
ALEXIS ON REAL RADAR
Want-away Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez is on a four-man shortlist of attacking targets for 2018 drawn up by Real Madrid, reports Don Balon .
The Chilean, who missed out on a summer move to Manchester City despite entering the final 12 months of his contract, is joined on Real's wanted list by Borussia Dortmund's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Bayern Munich's Robert Lewandowski and Torino's Andrea Belotti.
WENGER WANTS CUADRADO
Arsene Wenger will move to bring former Chelsea forward Juan Cuadrado back to the Premier League from Juventus if Alexis Sanchez leaves Arsenal, according to TMW .
The Gunners are already identifying potential attacking reinforcements, with Mesut Ozil having also entered the final year of his contract at Emirates Stadium.
NO OZIL TALKS SINCE FEBRUARY
Arsenal and Mesut Ozil have not held any talks regarding a new contract for the playmaker since February, according to Sport Bild .
Ozil is out of contract at the end of the season and was previously discussing a new deal worth around €9 million per season.
However, since Arsenal broke off negotiations earlier in the year due to uncertainty over manager Arsene Wenger’s future, the talks have not resumed.
ARSENAL STILL ON JANKTO TRAIL
Arsenal are continuing to follow the progress of Udinese midfielder Jakub Jankto, according to Calciomercato.com .
AC Milan and Juventus are also showing an interest in Jankto, who has previously expressed a wish to play in the Premier League.
STERLING STILL ON ARSENAL RADAR
Manchester City winger Raheem Sterling remains a top target for Premier League rivals, according to the Daily Mail.
The former Liverpool player, who is open to a London move, was reported to have been suggested by the Gunners to be part of any Alexis Sanchez transfer going the other way.
Arsenal fully expect City to return for Alexis in January and negotiations for Sterling could recommence then.
ARSENAL AGREE LEMAR MOVE
Arsenal have agreed a deal in principle to sign Monaco's Thomas Lemar in January. They will spend €100 million on the Monaco man, who will earn £250,000 per week, according to The Star .
Meanwhile, The Sunday Mirror reports that Manchester United are ready to swoop for the same player if the Gunners fail to agree terms.
DRAXLER WANTED BARCA MOVE
Paris Saint-Germain’s Julian Draxler was holding out for a move to Barcelona before the transfer deadline only to be rejected by the Catalan club, according to Mundo Deportivo .
The signing of Neymar from Barcelona cast Draxler’s PSG future into doubt and he had been linked with a move to Arsenal, but the German told his international team-mates he was hankering after a move to Camp Nou.
BARCA AIM TO WIN LOPEZ CHASE
Barcelona have made contact with Maxime Lopez’s agents in an attempt to win the race to sign the Marseille midfielder, claims Mundo Deportivo .
Lopez has also been linked with Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool and Real Madrid, but the 19-year-old is reportedly a big Barca fan and admirer of Andres Iniesta, with the Catalan club hoping that will prove a persuasive factor in their efforts to agree a deal next summer.