Saturday's gossip column: Phillips, Ekitike, Guirassy, Calvert-Lewin, Branthwaite, Eriksen, Sancho

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Newcastle will make loan moves for Manchester City's 27-year-old England midfielder Kalvin Phillips and Paris St-Germain's 21-year-old French striker Hugo Ekitike in January. (Times - subscription)external-link

Newcastle are interested in Stuttgart and Guinea forward Serhou Guirassy, 27, and Everton's 26-year-old England striker Dominic Calvert-Lewin. (Teamtalk)external-link

Juventus are hopeful Manchester United will allow 23-year-old England forward Jadon Sancho to join on loan in January despite interest from former club Borussia Dortmund. (Calciomercato - in Italian)external-link

Brentford have no intention of selling England striker Ivan Toney, 27, in January despite strong interest from Arsenal and Chelsea. (Mirror)external-link

Manchester United have made Everton's English defender Jarrad Branthwaite, 21, their prime defensive target in 2024. (Teamtalk)external-link

Clubs in the Saudi Pro League are considering a £17m January move for Manchester United's 31-year-old Denmark midfielder Christian Eriksen. (Caught Offside)external-link

Bayern Munich are willing to pay Manchester United up to £26m for 30-year-old France defender Raphael Varane. (Abendzeitung - in German)external-link

Varane would have to take a pay cut to join Bayern, who are unwilling to match his £340,000-a-week wages, while former club Lens would welcome him back. (RMC Sport - in French)external-link

Leeds United will reject any interest in 17-year-old English midfielder Archie Gray in January, with Liverpool, Everton and Crystal Palace among those interested. (Football Insider)external-link

Liverpool want Bayern's 27-year-old Germany forward Leroy Sane. (Christian Falk)external-link

Real Madrid are set to offer manager Carlos Ancelotti a new contract amid interest from Brazil.(90min)external-link

Barcelona manager Xavi has rejected claims that Germany midfielder Ilkay Gundogan, 33, will leave for Saudi Arabia in January. (

Bayern Munich have moved ahead of Manchester United and Chelsea in the race for Schalke's 17-year-old German midfielder Assan Ouedraogo. (Teamtalk)external-link

Bournemouth will turn down any offers from West Ham for 26-year-old English striker Dominic Solanke. (Talksport)external-link

AC Milan are considering a move for Manchester City's Brazil defender Yan Couto, 21, who is on loan at Girona. (Calciomercato)external-link

Argentina striker Lautaro Martinez, 26, expects to be offered a new contract by Inter Milan after turning down interest from the Saudi Pro League last summer. (Tuttosport via Football Italia)external-link

Manchester City forward Joel Ndala, 17, is attracting interest from Premier League and European clubs, both for loans and permanent transfers. (Athletic - subscription)external-link

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