Monday's Football Talk

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Brentford's England striker Ivan Toney, who has been associated with Arsenal and Chelsea, will not force a January move and the 27-year-old intends to stay with the Bees pending the summer. (Mirror)

NewcastleUnited will not auction their England pair, 33-year-old defender Kieran Trippier - an aim for Bayern Munich - or 31-year-old striker Callum Wilson, who has been associated with Atletico Madrid, this month. (Telegraph -subscription required)

Trippier and Wilson will not stir up for a move but Bayern will check Newcastle's tenacity by making a better offer for the full-back after an early bid was turned down. (Guardian)

Newcastle need 15m euros (£12.9m) from Bayern Munich for Trippier, although the German club only need a loan contract. (Sport Bild - in German)

Newcastle United will compulsorily sell Brazil midfielder Bruno Guimaraes, 26, and Sweden striker Alexander Isak, 24,
to meet Financial Fair Play rules. (FootballInsider)

WestHam United will focus on getting Manchester City and England midfielder Kalvin Phillips,28, on loan, since a move for Arsenal and England midfielder Emile Smith-Rowe, 23, was rejected. (Mail) 

Jose Mourinho's first choice is to stay in Italy after his dismissal by Roma and the Portuguese is ready to have discussions with Napoli presidentAurelio de Laurentiis about managing the struggling Serie A champions. (Times -subscription required)

Crystal Palace have began compiling a shortlist of likely candidates to substitute manager Roy Hodgson, with former-Nottingham Forest boss Steve Cooper, ex Wolves manager Julen Lopetegui, Ipswich boss
Kieran McKenna and ex Mainz boss Bo Svensson amid the candidates. (Mail)

Tottenham have rejected a bid of £20m from Al-Nassr for 25-year-old Brazil defender Emerson Royal, with the Saudi Pro League side thinking about increasing their offer. (Talksport)

Juventus continues to be attracted in Tottenham midfielder Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg, 28, but Spurs will only think about a lasting sale or a loan with an option to buy for the Denmark international. (Sky Sport Germany)

Everton defender Ben Godfrey might be an option for AC Milan, while Sheffield United and Leeds United are also attracted in the 26-year-old Englishman. (Calciomercato- in Italian)

Aston Villa have turned down West Ham's bid to sign 20-year-old Colombia striker Jhon Duran on loan with an alternative to buy. (Guardian)

Aston Villa might let Jhon Duran to depart if they are able to sign Middlesbrough winger Morgan Rogers, 21, as Unai Emery is also checking a move for Elfsborg and Iceland keeper Hakon Valdimarsson, 22. (Mail)

Liverpool need £20m for Republic of Ireland goalkeeper Caoimhin Kelleher, 25, who has been associated to Celtic. (FootballInsider)

Liverpool undergo contest from Atletico Madrid for Genk and Morocco's 19-year-old winger BilalEl Khannouss. (FootballTransfers) 

Greek side PAOK are in discussions to recruit Wolves defender Jonny Castro Otto, 29. The Spaniard is suspended from first-team actions after a training-ground occurrence in November. (ShropshireStar)

German club Eintracht Frankfurt have landed at a verbal harmony with Paris St-Germain's French forward Hugo Ekitike, 21, about a move and are ready to step up discussions. (Sky SportGermany - in German)


La Liga clubs Cadiz and Getafe have made bids for Sporting Gijon's French midfielder Jonathan Varane, the half-brother of Manchester United defender
Raphael Varane. Championship sides Norwich and QPR also have offers for the 22-year-old. (L'Equipe- in French)