Friday's gossip: Mbappe, Zubimendi, Luiz, Taremi, Kelly, Wirtz, Varane, Guirassy

Kylian Mbappe
Kylian Mbappe

Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester United and Newcastle United could all offer contract proposals to France forward Kylian Mbappe, who will enter the final six months of his Paris St-Germain contract in January, after reports Real Madrid will not move for the 24-year-old. (FourFourTwo)

Tottenham will target a left-sided centre-back in January after learning the extent of Micky van de Ven's injury, with Bournemouth's English defender Lloyd Kelly, 25, of interest. (Standard)

The Netherlands defender Van de Ven, 22, could be out until January at the earliest with the hamstring injury that forced him off in Spurs' 4-1 defeat by Chelsea on Monday. (Telegraph - subscription required)

Arsenal scouts watched Real Sociedad's 24-year-old Spanish midfielder Martin Zubimendi during the club's Champions League game against Benfica on Wednesday. (90min)

Arsenal are also interested in Aston Villa and Brazil midfielder Douglas Luiz, 25. (Fabrizio Romano)

Manchester United are set to make contact with Porto over a January move for experienced Iran striker Mehdi Taremi, 31, who could be available for 10m euros (£8.7m). (Teamtalk)

United defender Raphael Varane has been linked with a move to the Saudi Pro League but manager Erik ten Hag wants to keep the 30-year-old Frenchman at Old Trafford. (Football Insider)

Liverpool and Chelsea must wait until the summer transfer window if they are to sign 20-year-old Germany midfielder Florian Wirtz from Bayer Leverkusen. (Teamtalk)

Juventus have met with the representatives of 27-year-old Manchester City and England midfielder Kalvin Phillips, who is open to a move to Serie A. (Gazzetta dello Sport - in Italian)

Tottenham target Serhou Guirassy is open to a Premier League move and the 27-year-old Guinea striker, who is being monitored by several clubs, is available for £15m in January because of a release clause in his Stuttgart contract. (Guardian)

Arsenal beat competition from Tottenham, Bayern Munich, Chelsea and Manchester United to sign Spanish goalkeeper David Raya, 28, on loan from Brentford, according to the player's agent. (Metro)

The Gunners could look to bring in a midfielder in January with Ghana international Thomas Partey, 30, set to be out for at least the rest of 2023. (Mail)

Aston Villa and Southampton are monitoring Derby County's 18-year-old Northern Irish midfielder Darren Robinson. (Football Insider)

Sir Jim Ratcliffe hopes to complete his 25% purchase of Manchester United within days and is aiming to start his new role on Monday. (Sun)

Manchester United currently have no plans to replace manager Erik ten Hag despite the club's poor start to the season. (Sky Sports)

Amazon are weighing up a bid for Premier League broadcast rights which could threaten the dominance of Sky and TNT Sport, with the tender process for four years from the 2025-26 season scheduled to be completed by the end of 2023. (Telegraph - subscription required)