The latest gossip and rumours from the newspapers and online:
WAYNE ROONEY has told friends he may leave Manchester United in the summer and has not ruled out the possibility of ending his 13-year association with the club next month amid strong interest from China, according to The Times.
The Sun claims Watford forward ODION IGHALO is on the verge of a deadline-day move to Chinese Super League side Changchun Yatai.
Rafael Benitez has ordered Newcastle to meet Crystal Palace's valuation of ANDROS TOWNSEND as he looks to bring the winger back to St James' Park, according to the Daily Mail.
The Mirror reports Chelsea are keen to sign SEAD KOLASINAC from Schalke to fill the void left by Branislav Ivanovic's rumoured imminent exit to Zenit St Petersburg.
West Brom are leading the chase for Southampton forward JAY RODRIGUEZ, says the Daily Express.