Tuesday's gossip: Cherki, Fernandes, Phillips, Wirtz, Rabiot, Konate

Rayan Cherki
Rayan Cherki

Manchester United and Newcastle United are both monitoring Lyon's 20-year-old French forward Rayan Cherki, who is out of contract in June 2025. (Football Insider)

Manchester United and Portugal midfielder Bruno Fernandes, 29, is emerging as a potential target for Saudi Pro League clubs in January. (Rudy Galetti)

Liverpool and Newcastle have Manchester City and England midfielder Kalvin Phillips, 27, on their January transfer shortlist. (Talksport)

Manchester City have a long-standing interest in German attacking midfielder Florian Wirtz and had the 20-year-old watched as his Bayer Leverkusen side beat Hoffenheim on Saturday. (90min)

West Ham manager David Moyes is not in danger of the sack despite his side having won just one of their past seven Premier League games, but the 60-year-old is unlikely to be offered an extension to his contract which expires next summer. (Talksport)

Juventus are confident they will agree a new long-term contract with 28-year-old France midfielder Adrien Rabiot, who signed a one-year extension during the summer. (90min)

Juventus and Everton are both monitoring Borussia Monchengladbach's 17-year-old Swiss forward Winsley Boteli. (Fabrizio Romano)

Liverpool defender Ibrahima Konate, 24, admitted he has dreamed about playing for Paris St-Germain but a move to the Ligue 1 champions is not one of the France centre-half's current "objectives". (Canal Plus, via Goal)

Former Chelsea boss Frank Lampard says the club's board denied him the chance to sign England and Real Madrid midfielder Jude Bellingham, 20, when he was at Birmingham City. (Obi One podcast)

Manchester City want to sign France Under-21 defender Quentin Merlin, 21, from Nantes in January. (Fichajes - in Spanish)

Oxford United boss Liam Manning is close to becoming the new Bristol City manager. (Sky Sports)