Sunday's soccer gossip

What the papers are saying today, Sunday September 20
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Paris St Germain will offer Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho a way out at the end of the season. The French team's owners think Mourinho is the man to take them to the next level.

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger wants Chelsea forward Diego Costa banned by the FA and said his behaviour was 'unacceptable' during Arsenal's 2-0 loss at Stamford Bridge.

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FIFA vice-president David Gill wants the summer transfer window to close before the start of the season rather than at the end of August.


Manchester United are eyeing Pep Guardiola as their next manager rather than current assistant Ryan Giggs, and may have a tough decision to make if the Spaniard leaves Bayern Munich at the end of the season, because current boss Louis van Gaal is contracted until 2017.

Southampton are tracking 16-year-old Swedish prospect Rafael York.

Liverpool may send Divock Origi back out on loan if Daniel Sturridge makes a successful comeback.


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Chelsea boss Mourinho is planning to try and hijack a Spurs move for Southampton midfielder Victor Wanyama, by putting in a £20m bid when the transfer window re-opens.

Marcos Rojo is to be given a chance to revive his Manchester United career, possibly starting at Southampton on Sunday.

Arsenal are keen on Marseille's Belgium international Michy Batshuayi.

Sam Allardyce does not know whether he will return to management.


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Southampton manager Ronald Koeman says they will target defender Danny Blind when they host Manchester United on Sunday.

Liverpool midfielder Jordan Henderson is facing two months on the sidelines after breaking his foot in a freak accident in training on Friday.

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has reassured John Terry that he remains his number one player.


Daniel Sturridge has impressed Liverpool coaches in training since returning from injury and could partner Christian Benteke in attack against Norwich on Sunday.

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Manchester United are plotting a £15m January move for Aaron Cresswell after Luke Shaw's broken leg.

Manchester United rejected the chance to re-sign Dimitar Berbatov to help ease their striker crisis this summer.


Chelsea and Arsenal lead the chase for Sion's Senegal striker Moussa Konate.

Liverpool's Mario Balotelli experiment will cost them £30m - they are still paying over £60,000 a week to the striker while he is on loan at AC Milan.

Newcastle chief scout watched Alexandre Lacazette in action for Lyon on Wednesday - the striker is without a goal in his last 706 minutes of football.