Transfer news and football gossip: Paul Pogba told to leave Man United, Liverpool duo set for exit, Tottenham striker to join Leeds?

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There’s plenty of football gossip, news and rumours in Thursday’s newspapers – here’s a round up of the headlines…

Paul Pogba is being ‘suffocated’ by Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho and it would be in both the club’s and player’s interest for the Frenchman to leave in January, according to former Red Devils captain Paul Ince. (Paddy Power)

Chelsea will battle Manchester United for the signing of Inter Milan defender Milan Skriniar. The 23-year-old Slovakia international is reportedly rated at £70million. (The Sun)

Man United are also considering a move for 21-year-old Fiorentina centre-back Nikola Milenkovic in January, as Jose Mourinho looks to strengthen his back-four. (Sky Sports)

Paul Pogba and Jose Mourinho have appeared at loggerheads this season.

Paul Pogba and Jose Mourinho have appeared at loggerheads this season.

Meanwhile, Chris Smalling is apparently in talks over a new deal at Old Trafford, despite the transfer links meaning he is likely to be replaced in the Red Devils line-up. (Daily Mail)

Liverpool target Christian Pulisic has thanked Jurgen Klopp for his part in bringing him to Borussia Dortmund, with the 20-year-old USA star saying the Reds boss is the kind of manager all players would dream of playing for. (Liverpool Echo)

Liverpool could sell two players to Turkey in January, with out-of-favour forward Divock Origi wanted by Galatasaray and centre-back Joel Matip a target for Fenerbahce. (Liverpool Echo)

Tottenham striker Fernando Llorente is a January target for Leeds United. The Spaniard has been linked with a reunion with Marcelo Bielsa, who was one of his managers at Athletic Bilbao. (The Sun)

Fernando Llorente has been linked with a surprise move to Leeds in January

Fernando Llorente has been linked with a surprise move to Leeds in January

Newcastle United striker Dwight Gayle will push for a permanent move to West Brom next summer, at the end of his season-long loan deal. (Northern Echo)

West Ham youngster Reece Oxford wants to join another Premier League club if he leaves the Hammers in January. (The Sun)

Usain Bolt has been linked with a move to Mexican side Dorados, who are managed by Diego Maradona. (Marca)

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has said he will make the step into international management “sooner or later”. (Daily Telegraph)

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