Transfer news

Barcelona will target Tottenham and Denmark forward Christian Eriksen, 25, in the January transfer window. (Don Balon – in Spanish)

Manchester City are considering making a bid for Real Sociedad’s 26-year-old Spanish defender Inigo Martinez in January. (Sun)

Real Madrid intend to make an £80m bid for Manchester United’s 21-year-old forward Anthony Martial next summer. (Daily Mirror)

Arsenal will consider reasonable offers for forward Alexis Sanchez, 28, and midfielders Mesut Ozil, 29, and Jack Wilshere, 25, in January. (Daily Express)

Paris St-Germain have made contact with Nice midfielder Jean Seri, 26, over a possible future transfer. (Le Parisien – in French)


Manchester United forward Romelu Lukaku could be banned for three games if the FA decide to punish him for an apparent kick at Brighton defender Gaetan Bong. (Daily Mail)

Robert Lewandowski’s wife has suggested the Poland and Bayern Munich striker, 29, plans to end his career with LA Galaxy.(Business Insider – in German)

Brighton striker Tomer Hemed took home Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s shirt after the 1-0 defeat at Old Trafford on Saturday. He posted a picture on Instagram with the caption: “You don’t change shirts with Zlatan, Zlatan’s shirt changes you #zlatanfacts.” (Instagram)

A Bosnian club decided to spray their white footballs orange after heavy snowfall shortly before a home fixture. (SC Sport – in Bosnian)

Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale is planning to book Beyonce to sing at his wedding next spring. (Wales Online)

Paris St-Germain forward Neymar earns more in a single season than every professional player in the top seven women’s football leagues combined. (Guardian)

Tottenham keeper Hugo Lloris says Spurs are “sloppy” and need to show more aggression. (Daily Telegraph)

Torino striker Andrea Belotti gave his shirt to AC Milan defender Leonardo Bonucci’s son – who supports Torino – after Sunday’s 0-0 draw in Serie A. (Sun)

Best of Sunday’s gossip

Paris St-Germain are the favourites to sign 28-year-old Arsenal and Chile forward Alexis Sanchez. The French club want him to replace their Brazil forward Neymar, 25, who is likely to leave for Real Madrid next season. (Sunday Mirror)

Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil is set to open talks with Barcelona, although Manchester United are also keen to sign the 29-year-old Germany international. (Sun on Sunday)

Chelsea are considering an approach for Stoke’s 24-year-old England goalkeeper Jack Butland, as contract talks with their Belgium international Thibaut Courtois, 25, have stalled. (Mail on Sunday)

Arsenal are expected to make a new bid for Monaco’s 22-year-old France winger Thomas Lemar in January, but it will be well below the £90m they offered in August. (Mail on Sunday)

Stoke are planning to make a £2.5m bid for Augsburg’s 27-year-old Ghana right-back Daniel Opare. (Sun on Sunday)