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Thursday’s gossip column: Eriksen, Dybala, Pogba, Kante, De Bruyne, Sancho, Moses

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Tottenhamcould swap Denmark midfielder Christian Eriksen, 27, forJuventus’Argentina forward Paulo Dybala, 25, in the January transfer window.(Tuttosport, via Express)

Manchester Unitedmidfielder Paul Pogba, 26, agreed a £429,000-a-week deal withParis St-Germainbefore deadline day but the transfer broke down because Neymar did not complete his move back to Barcelona.(Calciomercato, via Sun)

Real MadridandChelseahave a transfer agreement regarding N’Golo Kante, 28, whereby the Blues will inform the Spanish club if they receive any bids for the France midfielder.(Defensa Central, via Express)

Tottenhamtarget Bruno Fernandes, 25, could be available, withSporting Lisbonwilling to sell the midfielder for £62m.(A Bola, via Sport Witness)

Crystal Palacemanager Roy Hodgson says there was no offer for Ivory Coast winger Wilfried Zaha, 26, from “the sort of club that he would want” in the summer.(Mirror)

Zaha has told his agents that he wants to terminate his contract with them after his failure to leaveCrystal Palaceduring the summer.(Times – subscription required)

Hodgson has warnedPalacefans there is likely to be a bit of “suffering and heartache” at Selhurst Park this season.(Standard)

FormerArsenalmanager Arsene Wenger has revealed he tried to sign Jadon Sancho, 19, when the England winger was at Manchester City, before he moved to Borussia Dortmund.(Express)

Dortmundsporting director Michael Zorc admitted during a documentary series about the club that a transfer meeting over Sancho took place withManchester Unitedbut that the England international had no intention of leaving the Bundesliga side.(Mirror)

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Chelsea’sVictor Moses, 28, is highly unlikely to turn his loan deal atFenerbahceinto a permanent move, despite the Turkish club having the option to buy the Nigeria wing-back.(Star)

Manchester Unitedcould allow manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to move for a midfielder in the January transfer window, with the board making funds available for a mid-season reinforcement.(Manchester Evening News)

Newcastle Unitedmidfielder Sean Longstaff, 21, says he was “distracted by the outside noise” during the summer when he was linked with a move toManchester United.(Mail)

Former England winger Trevor Sinclair saysManchester Cityforward Raheem Sterling’s current form is as good as Lionel Messi’s and Cristiano Ronaldo’s.(Talksport)

Sterling, 24, is poised to join the top tier of commercial earners among footballers with a Pepsi endorsement that sees him starring in an advert with Lionel Messi and Paul Pogba.(Telegraph)

Spain forward Inaki Williams, 25, has revealed he had contact withManchester Unitedbefore signing a new deal atAthletic Bilbao.(Cadena Ser, via Independent)

Uefa’s financial fair play case againstManchester Citymay not be resolved until the end of the season.(Times – subscription required)

Evertonrejected an offer in the summer fromBorussia Dortmundfor 18-year-old attacking midfielder Anthony Gordon, who has played for England Under-19s.(Football Insider)

The Premier League has spoken to referees’ chief Mike Riley about the use of VAR during the four rounds of matches in the top flight so far this season.(Mail)

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