Crystal Palace are keen to sign free agent Carlton Cole, 33, as none of their senior strikers are fit. (Daily Mirror)
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has sent scouts to watch 29-year-old Roma midfielder Radja Nainggolan. (Sun)
Arsenal, Manchester United and Everton had scouts watching England Under-20 forward Keinan Davis' latest impressive display for Aston Villa. The 19-year-old scored his second Championship goal in Villa's 4-0 win at Burton. (Daily Mirror)
Watford full-back Brice Dja Djedje wants to return to Marseille. (Daily Mail)
Aston Villa striker Ross McCormack has signed for Melbourne City on loan until January. (Daily Mail)
Watford forward Richarlison, 20, decided to turn down an offer from Ajax and join the Hornets following a phone call from manager Marco Silva.
Former Manchester United defender Gabriel Heinze, 39, is in line to become Argentine club San Lorenzo's new manager. (El Grafico)
Everton boss Ronald Koeman has warned 26-year-old midfielder James McCarthy not to take "risks" with his fitness after being called up by the Republic of Ireland.
Gareth Southgate will include Dele Alli in his next England squad on Thursday - despite the 21-year-old Tottenham midfielder potentially facing a suspension.
Arsenal and Liverpool could play their Premier League fixture at Emirates Stadium at 16:00 GMT on Christmas Eve. (Daily Telegraph)
Liverpool have complained to UEFA over alleged racial abuse of youngster Bobby Adekanye during an U19s match against Spartak Moscow. (Guardian)
Fifa and Uefa officials have been accused during an inquiry at the European Parliament of being "enablers" in a corrupt system that allows players and agents to avoid paying tax. (Guardian)
Liverpool playmaker Philippe Coutinho, 25, says he will give his "maximum" for the club despite angling for a move to Barcelona during the summer. (Daily Star)
Thousands of migrant workers in Qatar, including those building stadiums for the 2022 World Cup, are being subjected to potentially life-threatening heat and humidity, according to new research from Human Rights Watch. (Guardian)
A North Korean player at Perugia has been banned by his country's government from speaking to the media after matches. (La Stampa)
Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer, 31, says he has been playing with a metal plate in his foot for the past nine years. (Bild)
A match in Romania's fifth tier had to be abandoned because all the balls available were kicked into a river.