Football rumours from the UK media
The latest gossip and rumours from the newspapers and online:
Southampton could reverse the trend by signing a Liverpool player as DANIEL STURRIDGE could be heading to the south coast on loan, reports the Daily Express.
The Daily Mirror says Manchester United are eyeing January moves for Southampton centre-back VIRGIL VAN DIJK and Bayern Munich's DAVID ALABA.
Crystal Palace will not sack ALAN PARDEW, despite the club's horror run of form in 2016, according to the Evening Standard.
MARIO MANDZUKIC, the Juventus striker, is attracting the attention of West Ham, reports The Sun.
The Daily Mail reports Chelsea will fend off advances from England for coach STEVE HOLLAND if Gareth Southgate gets the job.