Saturday's gossip: Haaland, Mbappe, Sancho, De Gea, Martial, Gray, Neymar

Erling Haaland
Erling Haaland

Real Madrid may decide to trigger 23-year-old Norway striker Erling Haaland's Manchester City release clause when it comes into play next summer, which is believed to be around 200m euros (£174m). (AS - in Spanish)

Once his 25% takeover of Manchester United is complete, Sir Jim Ratcliffe will look to sell French forward Anthony Martial, 27, England winger Jadon Sancho, 23, and Brazil winger Antony, 23. (Mirror)

United could move for France forward Kylian Mbappe, with the 24-year-old's Paris St-Germain contract set to expire next year. (Football Insider)

Real Madrid remains Mbappe's most likely destination should he leave PSG, but the Spanish side will face competition from several Premier League clubs including Manchester City, Newcastle United, Chelsea and Liverpool. (TeamTalk)

Ratcliffe wants to know how Manchester United have blown £1.4bn in the transfer market in the past decade - but he believes manager Erik ten Hag still has credit in the bank amid a poor start to the season. (Sun)

Manchester City could move for West Ham's Brazil midfielder Lucas Paqueta, 26, who manager Pep Guardiola views as a potential successor to Belgium international Kevin de Bruyne, 32. (UOL, via MEN)

Barcelona are leading the race to sign 18-year-old Corinthians midfielder Gabriel Moscardo ahead of Chelsea, whose interest in the Brazilian last summer came to nothing, and Arsenal.(90min)

Spain international and former Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea, 33, is open to joining La Liga side Real Betis on a short-term contract. (El Desmarque - in Spanish)

Liverpool are preparing a summer move for Leeds United's 17-year-old English midfielder Archie Gray, who could cost more than £40m. (Mail)

Despite seeing their centre-back options reduced, Tottenham Hotspur cannot recall Wales defender Joe Rodon, 26, from his season-long loan spell at Leeds United.(The Athletic)

Brazil forward Neymar could be deregistered by Saudi Arabia club Al-Hilal after the 31-year-old was ruled out for the season with injury. (Arriyadiyah, via Goal)

Bayern Munich are set to win the race to sign 17-year-old Australian winger Nestory Irankunda from A-League side Adelaide United.(ESPN)

Newcastle United are monitoring Lille's 23-year-old Portuguese centre-back Tiago Djalo - but could face competition from several European clubs including Inter Milan, Juventus and Barcelona. (90min)

West Ham are interested in signing Bayer Leverkusen's 22-year-old Nigeria striker Victor Boniface, while the Hammers are also considering manager David Moyes' position. (TeamTalk)

Alternatively, Moyes is expected to see out his West Ham contract - which runs until next summer - despite recent results, unless the club identifies a better-suited candidate. (90min)

Fulham are prepared to heavily back manager Marco Silva in the January transfer window after the Portuguese coach signed a new contract at the club. (Football Insider)

Chelsea signed English forward Cole Palmer, 21, from Manchester City this summer after missing out on Belgium winger Jeremy Doku, 21, who joined City, and Crystal Palace's French winger Michael Olise. (Evening Standard)

Liverpool agreed a deal to sign Doku from Anderlecht when he was 15 but instead he chose to sign a contract extension with the Belgian club. (Het Laatste Nieuws, via Express)

Chelsea manager Mauricio Pochettino will not have influence in the club's transfer activity in January. (Sun)

Former Chelsea and Everton manager Frank Lampard has emerged as the leading candidate to take over at League One club Oxford United. (Portsmouth News)

Football's lawmakers have begun talks over major changes to how video assistant referees operate - and semi-automated offside could be introduced to the Premier League next season. (Telegraph - subscription required)