Football rumours from the UK media
The latest gossip and rumours from the newspapers and online.
Former England manager SAM ALLARDYCE is rumoured to be keen on a move to Major League Soccer, reports The Sun, should the Football Association impose a ban following the undercover investigation which led to the end of his Three Lions reign.
Swansea snubbed former Manchester United assistant RYAN GIGGS for their managerial role after the Welshman's underwhelming interview, according to the Daily Mail.
The Daily Mirror reports that JOE HART has been linked with a move to Chelsea after Antonio Conte went to watch Torino's 2-1 win over Fiorentina.
The Telegraph claims Aston Villa are weighing up a move for former Birmingham boss STEVE BRUCE as they search for Roberto Di Matteo's successor.
Athletic Bilbao's French defender AYMERIC LAPORTE has revealed he spoke to Manchester City for "a long time" before rejecting a deal, reports the Daily Mirror.