Thursday’s gossip: Jorginho, Osimhem, Maguire, Camavinga, Lingard, Alonso, Martial, Conte

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Barcelona are weighing up a move for 31-year-old Arsenal and Italy midfielder Jorginho. (Mirror)external-link

England defender Harry Maguire, 30, has threatened to leave Manchester United if he continues to struggle for regular first-team football under manager Erik ten Hag. (Mail)external-link

Real Madrid have extended the contracts of France midfielder Eduardo Camavinga, 20, and Uruguay midfielder Federico Valverde, 25, until 2028, with both deals including release clauses of £1bn. (COPE – in Spanish)external-link

Jesse Lingard has boosted his chances of a move to Saudi Arabian club Al-Ettifaq after scoring for Steven Gerrard’s side in a friendly on Wednesday. The England forward, 30, has been without a club since leaving Nottingham Forest this summer. (Goal)external-link

Chelsea have added Napoli and Nigeria forward Victor Osimhen, 24, to their list of January transfer targets. (ESPN)external-link

Bayer Leverkusen’s Spanish boss Xabi Alonso, 41, has a clause in his contract which would allow him to become manager of any of his former clubs – Liverpool, Real Madrid or Bayern Munich – as early as next summer. (Bild, via Mail)external-link

West Ham, Brighton, Crystal Palace and Bournemouth are interested in 27-year-old Stuttgart and Guinea forward Serhou Guirassy, who is the leading goalscorer in the Bundesliga so far this season. (90min)external-link

Manchester United are set to extend the contracts of English full-back Aaron Wan-Bissaka, 25, and Sweden centre-back Victor Lindelof, 29, but will take their time before deciding on 27-year-old France forward Anthony Martial’s future. (ESPN)external-link

Former Tottenham boss Antonio Conte has rejected the chance to become Napoli’s next manager, with the Italian, 54, preferring to wait for opportunities elsewhere. (Fabrizio Romano)external-link

Napoli also have former Spain, Real Madrid, Sevilla and Wolves coach Julen Lopetegui on their list of possible replacements for Rudi Garcia. (Relevo – in Spanish)external-link

Roma manager Jose Mourinho is interested in signing 29-year-old England defender Eric Dier, whose contract at Tottenham runs out in 2024. (Calciomercato – in Italian) external-link

Juventus are keen on signing Tottenham and Denmark midfielder Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg, 28, in January. (Gazzetta dello Sport – in Italian)external-link

Inter Milan have their sights on West Ham and Czech Republic midfielder Tomas Soucek, 28. (Calciomercato – in Italian)external-link

Belgium midfielder Youri Tielemans, 26, wants to leave Aston Villa after falling out with manager Unai Emery. (Football Insider)external-link

Barcelona are monitoring Porto’s 22-year-old Argentine midfielder Alan Varela, Royal Antwerp and Belgium Under-21 midfielder Arthur Vermeeren, along with Bayer Leverkusen and Germany’s Florian Wirtz, 20, as they look to strengthen their midfield next season. (Mundo Deportivo – in Spanish)external-link

Arsenal are also interested in 18-year-old Vermeeren, who is valued at around £15m. (Teamtalk)external-link

Former Paris-St Germain boss Christophe Galtier, 57, is close to becoming the new manager of Qatari side Al-Duhail. (Fabrizio Romano)external-link

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