Thursday’s gossip: Eze, Wirtz, Sancho, Mbappe, Edwards, Crespo

England forward Eberechi Eze, 25, is close to a new £100,000-per-week contract at Crystal Palace after agreeing a deal in principle. (Mail)external-link

Bayer Leverkusen insist 20-year-old German midfielder Florian Wirtz will not leave the Bundesliga club in January, with managing director Simon Rolfes denying Liverpool have already made a £85m bid. (Kicker – in German)external-link

English forward Jadon Sancho, 23, is expected to leave Manchester United in January. (Fabrizio Romano)external-link

Newcastle boss Eddie Howe is keen to boost his midfield options in the January transfer window, with Manchester City and England’s Kalvin Phillips, 27, and Al-Hilal’s Portugal international Ruben Neves, 26, fitting the bill. (The I)external-link

Manchester United will be limited to low-cost or loan deals in the January transfer window amid ongoing uncertainty over their ownership. (Mail)external-link

Real Madrid do not plan to sign France forward Kylian Mbappe, 24, even if he decides not to extend his contract with Paris St-Germain and leave for free next summer. (Cadena SER – in Spanish)external-link

Tottenham are interested in re-signing English forward Marcus Edwards, who came through their academy and now plays for Portuguese side Sporting Lisbon. But Chelsea are also interested in the 24-year-old. (Correio de Manha – in Portuguese)external-link

Former Chelsea and Argentina forward Hernan Crespo, 48, is set to become the new head coach of UAE Pro League side Al Ain. (Mail)external-link

Bayern Munich will rival Arsenal in their pursuit of 24-year-old Spanish midfielder Martin Zubimendi from Real Sociedad. (Bild, via Mirror)external-link

Barcelona are sticking behind their Spanish manager Xavi, 43, despite the club’s dip in recent form. (ESPN)external-link

Manchester United‘s 31-year-old Brazil midfielder Casemiro is a January target for the Saudi Pro League. (90min)external-link

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