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Mesut Ozil and Steven Gerrard are among those making headlines.

Mesut Ozil’s Arsenal career is up in the air (Nick Potts/PA)
Mesut Ozil’s Arsenal career is up in the air (Nick Potts/PA)

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Mesut Ozil fears he has played his last game for Arsenal as he does not appear to be in Unai Emery’s plans, the Daily Mirror reports.

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Rangers boss Steven Gerrard has been earmarked as Marcelo Bielsa’s eventual successor at Elland Road having impressed in Scotland so far, according to the Daily Express.

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Rangers manager Steven Gerrard (Ian Rutherford/PA)

Manchester United have reached a verbal agreement to sign Croatia striker Mario Mandzukic from Juventus in the new year, the Daily Mirror has claimed.

United are also considering a move for midfielder Francisco Sebastian Cordova, who plays for America in the top tier of the Mexican league, according to the Daily Mail.

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Players to watch

Erling Haaland: Juventus and Napoli are monitoring Red Bull Salzburg’s Norway striker Haaland, the son of former Nottingham Forest, Leeds and Manchester City midfielder Alf-Inge Haaland, according to Corriere dello Sport.

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Paris St Germain’s Thiago Silva (Andrew Milligan/PA)

Edinson Cavani and Thiago Silva: Uruguay forward Cavani and Brazil defender Silva could leave Paris St Germain for free at the end of the season, ESPN reports.

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