Here is all of Monday’s transfer gossip and paper talk...
Paris Saint-Germain, AC Milan and Inter Milan are all ready to battle for Mario Balotelli's signature in January, should Manchester City decide to sell the 22-year-old striker. (The Sun)
Liverpool chairman Tom Werner has insisted striker Luis Suarez will not be sold. "Absolutely not," the American said. "He's a beautiful player to watch." (Daily Telegraph)
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers is considering a gamble on Villarreal's former Manchester United striker Giuseppe Rossi, 25, as he bids to solve his striker shortage, even though the forward is out with knee ligament damage at the moment. (Metro)
Juventus playmaker Andrea Pirlo has revealed he was very close to joining Chelsea three years ago when Carlo Ancelotti was in charge. (Daily Mail)
Arsenal will not allow Theo Walcott to leave the club in January, even if he refuses to sign a new contract before Christmas. (Daily Mail)
Rio Ferdinand is seriously considering leaving Manchester United in the summer, with a move to China on the cards. (The Guardian)
Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson says he would welcome Cristiano Ronaldo back to the club, but believes he is "unbuyable". (Manchester Evening News)
Gianni Paladini is close to finalising his takeover of Birmingham City. The prospective new owners plan to keep Lee Clark as manager and provide him with funds for the January transfer window. (Birmingham Post)
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