Football gossip: Cavani, Fabregas, Suarez, Origi, Wilson, Godin

Football gossip

Chelsea are set to make a £50m bid for Paris St Germain’s Uruguay striker Edinson Cavani, 31. (Sunday Express)

Arsenal have opened talks with Barcelona over Spanish midfielder Denis Suarez and are hopeful of signing the 24-year-old in the January transfer window. (Observer)

But Gunners manager Unai Emery also wants to sign a defender and a winger. (Mail on Sunday)

Fulham are keen on Liverpool striker Divock Origi and are prepared to pay £15m for the 23-year-old Belgium international. (Sun on Sunday)

Bournemouth will reject any offers from Chelsea this month for England striker Callum Wilson, 26. (Sunday Mirror)

Chelsea will miss 31-year-old midfielder Cesc Fabregas, who is “one of the best players to have played in England for many, many years”, says the Blues’ Brazil defender David Luiz. Spain international Fabregas is expected to join French side Monaco.(Talksport)

Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone says he is working on a deal to keep 32-year-old Uruguay defender Diego Godin, who is a target for Manchester United, at the Spanish club. (Sunday Express)

Former Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has turned down the Benfica job after the Portuguese club sacked Rui Vitoria this week. (Record – in Portuguese)

Another former United manager, David Moyes, is interested in becoming Stoke City boss. (Daily Star Sunday)

Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich could have bought Arsenal rather than the Blues 16 years ago but was mistakenly told the Gunners were not for sale by Swiss bankers. (Sun on Sunday)

Inter Milan have held talks with Sampdoria over 22-year-old Danish defender Joachim Andersen, who has been linked with Tottenham. (Corriere dello Sport, via Inside Futbol)

Porto’s 25-year-old midfielder Juan Quintero, who has spent the past three seasons on loan with clubs in France and his native Colombia, and is now in Argentina with River Plate, says his agent has met Manchester City officials to discuss a possible deal. (Sunday Mirror)

West Ham are planning a bid to sign Inter Milan’s Italy midfielder Antonio Candreva, 31. (Corriere dello Sport – in Italian)

Aston Villa are interested in signing Leicester City’s Austrian defender Christian Fuchs, 32, on loan until the end of the season. (Sunday Mirror)

Real Madrid scouts have watched Porto’s 20-year-old Brazilian defender Eder Militao, who has also been linked with Manchester United. (Marca)

Everton are tracking Atalanta’s Italian defender Gianluca Mancini, 22, with a view to making a bid at the end of the season. (Sunday Mirror)

West Brom boss Darren Moore is confident 18-year-old English midfielder Rekeem Harper, who is out of contract at the end of the season, will sign a new deal at the Baggies. (Express and Star)

Bayern Munich are to sign 18-year-old United States Under-20 defender Chris Richards, who is already on loan at the Bundesliga side, for an initial £1.2m from FC Dallas.(Goal)

Arsenal’s 23-year-old Spanish defender Hector Bellerin, who is out injured, spent Saturday at a London Fashion Week show rather than watching his side’s FA Cup tie at Blackpool. (Mail on Sunday)

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has asked his staff to take lessons on how to fly drones to help him get a different perspective on training sessions. (Sun on Sunday)

Sunday Express
In the Sunday Express, Chelsea set for Edinson Cavani bid

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