Football rumours from the UK media
The latest gossip and rumours from the newspapers and online:
Former England boss SAM ALLARDYCE could make a shock return to management at Sunderland if a Chinese consortium buy the club, according to the Sun.
The Mirror reports that Juventus defender LEONARDO BONUCCI is so keen to play under Pep Guardiola that he rang Manchester City in the summer.
The Daily Express writes Liverpool and Tottenham are ready to fight it out to sign Napoli's LORENZO INSIGNE.
Manchester City trio GAEL CLICHY, PABLO ZABALETA and BACARY SAGNA are being tracked by Roma, a report in the Sun claims.