Weekend Football news across the globe

■ Manchester City’s Belgium midfielder Kevin de Bruyne, 29, says he does not regret the club missing out on Barcelona’s Lionel Messi, 33, and has backed England winger Phil Foden, 20, to shine this term. (Mail)

■ Chelsea are considering loaning out England winger Callum Hudson-Odoi, 19. (90min)

■ Barcelona will make a loan offer to Arsenal for Spain defender Hector Bellerin, 25. (Marca – in Spanish)

■ Manchester United are considering ending their pursuit of Borussia Dortmund and England forward Jadon Sancho, 20. (Star)

■ Liverpool are laying the early groundwork to sign Watford and Senegal striker Ismaila Sarr, 22, in January. (Football Insider)

■ West Ham United will hold talks with 28-year-old former England midfielder Jack Wilshere – with the club thought to be keen to terminate his £100,000-a-week contract. (Mirror)

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■ Rennes goalkeeper Edouard Mendy, 28, will have a medical in London this weekend after Chelsea agreed a deal for the Senegal international. (Star)

■ Chelsea and France striker Olivier Giroud, 33, was “surprised” by rumours linking him to Juventus. (Telefoot, via Mail)

■ Manager David Moyes says West Ham will not meet Burnley’s asking price for England defender James Tarkowski, 27. (Football London, via Lancs Live)

■ Tottenham Hotspur are unlikely to sign Napoli and Poland striker Arkadiusz Milik, 26, during the current transfer window. (Sky Sports)

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■ Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson says he is surprised there are no clubs “knocking on the door” with official approaches for Ivory Coast winger Wilfried Zaha, 27. (Standard)

■ Hodgson admits Zaha’s head has been turned by rumours of interest from Tottenham and Everton. (Sun)

■ West Brom are in advanced talks to sign Watford’sEnglish striker Troy Deeney, 32. (Football Insider)

■ Brighton have joined the race to sign Arsenal’s Argentine goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez. Aston Villa are also keen on the 28-year-old. (Guardian)

■ Swiss defender Gaetano Berardi, 32, hopes to sign a new contract with Leeds United this month. Berardi’s previous deal expired at the end of last season and he is currently on the sidelines with an ACL injury. (RSI – in Italian)

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■ Aston Villa are preparing an 18m euro (£16.6m) bid for Werder Bremen and Kosovo attacker Milot Rashica, 24. (Bild – in German)

■ Tottenham have been told Red Bull Salzburg and Zambia forward Patson Daka, 21, wants to stay in Austria. (Standard)

■ Arsenal have opened talks with Brentford over a potential deal for Spanish goalkeeper David Raya, 24. (90min)

■ Bournemouth will allow Norway striker Joshua King, 28, to leave the club. (Telegraph)

■ Manchester United have agreed a £750,000 fee with Manchester City for 17-year-old English forward Charlie McNeill. (Manchester Evening News)