The latest gossip and rumours from the newspapers and online:
Scotland boss GORDON STRACHAN is considering his position after a poor start to the World Cup qualifying campaign and he could resign before next month's clash with England, report the Mirror.
Inter Milan are pondering a January move for Manchester City right-back PABLO ZABALETA, according to website Calciomercato.
The Daily Mail are reporting that Manchester United have been put on red alert by news of REECE OXFORD's denial that he is about to sign a new contract at West Ham.
Spanish website Cadena Ser are reporting good news for Real Madrid, with GARETH BALE ready to pen a new deal that will keep him at the club until 2022.
WAYNE ROONEY is heading for the exit door at Old Trafford in the summer, with the Mirror writing that Manchester United are ready to pay up the remainder of his £300,000-a-week contract.