Jose Mourinho’s agent denies a deal has been agreed for the former Chelsea boss to replace Louis van Gaal at Manchester United.
Louis van Gaal stormed out of a news conference after blaming the media for stories that he is on the brink of losing his job.
Van Gaal is still clinging onto his job as Man United manager because club officials want to stand by their word and give him the chance to meet the effective ultimatum he was set.
Real Madrid are set to move for recently sacked Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho, with president Florentino Perez worried that head coach Rafa Benitez has lost the dressing room after falling out with James Rodriguez and Isco.
But Former Real Madrid sporting director Jorge Valdano says he finds it hard to believe speculation in the local media that Mourinho will replace Benitez as coach in the coming days.
If Mourinho is appointed as United boss, his first move would be to sign Galatasaray playmaker Wesley Sneijder.
United are also considering Paris St-Germain boss Laurent Blanc as a potential replacement for Van Gaal, should they fail to land Pep Guardiola.
One of the conditions for Carlo Ancelotti signing for Bayern Munich is that Robert Lewandowski will not be sold to Real Madrid.
After the Spanish midfielder was booed by Chelsea fans in the 3-1 win over Sunderland, Real Madrid are interested in bringing Cesc Fabregas to the Santiago Bernabeu, as the playmaker has fallen out with a number of Blues team-mates.
Fabregas has welcomed Pat Nevin’s apology after the latter suggested the midfielder was leaking negative comments about Mourinho
Pep Guardiola will join Manchester City in the summer according to reports in Germany, despite rumours linking the Bayern Munich boss with Manchester United.
Manchester City could join Chelsea in the race to sign £30 million-rated Leicester City forward Jamie Vardy.
Chelsea are looking to make Inter Milan and former Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini their next permanent manager.
Alternatively, Abramovich will have to change Chelsea’s transfer strategy to make Diego Simeone the club’s next permanent manager, as the Argentine would demand the final say over technical director Michael Emenalo on all incoming players.
Meanwhile, the Blues have agreed to sign £30m-rated Brazilian midfielder Alex Teixeira, 25, from Shakhtar Donetsk.
Manchester United have been given the green light by PSG to sign winger Lucas Moura, with Liverpool expected to rival Louis van Gaal’s side for the £22 million-rated Brazilian.
Wayne Rooney has led crisis talks between senior Manchester United players and Louis van Gaal. The striker is desperate to save the Red Devils’ season.
Liverpool are lining up a January move for Barcelona goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen, who is considering his future having fallen out of favour at Camp Nou.
Red Star Belgrade have confirmed they have accepted a £5.1million bid from Liverpool for Marko Grujic, who will stay in Serbia on loan.
Ashley Cole is ready to make a fresh start in MLS and join Steven Gerrard at LA Galaxy after a forgettable spell with Serie A side Roma.
Arsenal are ready to start contract talks with Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil, with the duo expected to take home a combined total of £300,000 per week.
But French midfielder Mathieu Flamini, 31, is set to leave the Gunners when his deal expires in the summer despite having never lost a league game at home.
Cristiano Ronaldo, has given his Twitter followers a look around his £4.8m mansion, which has seven bedrooms, a swimming pool and mini football pitch.
Real want Andriy Yarmolenko, the new ‘pearl’ of Ukrainian football who had been groped by FC Barcelona.
Real are interested in 17-year-old Monaco striker Kylian Mbappe.
Ex-Norway striker and German television pundit Jan Age Fjortoft believes Van Gaal will be sacked and replaced by assistant Ryan Giggs in the next few days, possibly even before Christmas.
Everton are set to be taken over by an American-led consortium within the next six weeks.
Aston Villa are prepared to offer West Ham reject Morgan Amalfitano a route back into the Premier League
Villa are considering Leicester City midfielder Gokhan Inler and Bodeaux winger Wahbi Khazri as possible transfer targets
Cameroon defender Joel Matip, 24, is closing in on a move to Liverpool after rejecting a contract offer from Schalke.
Bournemouth look set to beat Watford to the signing of 22-year-old Roma forward Juan Iturbe.
Former Manchester United striker Diego Forlan, 36, is interested in playing in the MLS.
Manchester City striker Wilfried Bony, 27, says he was “disappointed” he was dropped for Sergio Aguero by manager Manuel Pellegrini for Monday’s match against Arsenal.
Sampdoria want to sign Leicester’s 28-year-old French defender Yohan Benalouane in the January transfer window.
Southampton tweeted a pictureof goalkeeper Fraser Forster, 27, on his return to full training after nine months out with a knee injury.