Transfer Gossip: Sanchez, Evra, Guardiola…

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According to Dailymail Arsenal players fear forward Alexis Sanchez, 28,might be on his way out of the club due to public meltdown at Bournemouth.
Patrice Evra might be on his way back to Manchester United. Social Media

BBC Radio 5 live In Short: Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe, 34, would “probably rather be back in London”, says his former team-mate Jermaine Jenas after a £6m bid from West Ham is turned down.

Former Arsenal and Chelsea midfielder Lassana Diarra, 31, might be a baitwait for Marseille to acquire West Ham’s French midfielder Dimitri Payet. (L’Equipe in French)

Fabio Capello says Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola is likely to return to Barcelona as club president. (Marca)

Stoke are ready to offer 35-year-old striker Peter Crouch a new contract. (Daily Telegraph)

Southampton boss Claude Puel is looking to bid £17m for 25-year-old Napoli frontman Manolo Gabbiadini. (Daily Mirror)

Juventus striker Simone Zaza, 25, never wanted to join West Ham on loan, says his agent. (Daily Star)

Chelsea are prepared to let Ruben Loftus‑Cheek, 20, leave on loan this month and Brighton have emerged as a contender for the midfielder. (London Evening Standard)

Brentford have rejected a £10m offer from West Ham for 24-year-old striker Scott Hogan. (Daily Mirror)

Aston Villa have offered a trial to Luxembourg international Enes Mahmutovic, 19, according to the player’s club Fola Esch. (Birmingham Mail)

Hearts striker Juanma Delgado, 27, is due in Japan for a medical this weekend ahead of a proposed transfer to V-Varen Nagasaki. (Edinburgh Evening News)

Sevilla are close to completing the signing of current Inter Milan and former Manchester City forward Stevan Jovetic, 27. (As.com in Spanish)