Wednesday's gossip: Casemiro, Wan-Bissaka, Osimhen, Greenwood, Reyna


Al-Nassr are lining up an audacious bid for Brazil midfielder Casemiro, 31, and ex-England Under-21 defender Aaron Wan-Bissaka, 26, as Manchester United prepare to offload some of their high-earning stars. (Mail)

Al-Nassr have already had a £20m bid turned down for Tottenham and Brazil right-back Emerson Royal, 25, and view Wan-Bissaka as a viable alternative. (Telegraph - subscription required)

Victor Osimhen has hinted that he is ready to leave Napoli this summer, with Chelsea, Manchester United and Real Madrid all linked with the 25-year-old Nigeria forward, who has a release clause of just over £100m in his contract. (90 Min)

Manchester United's on-loan England forward Mason Greenwood, 22, is edging ever closer to a summer switch to Barcelona after starring for Getafe. (Sun)

Nottingham Forest are in talks with Borussia Dortmund over a loan deal for the United States midfielder Giovanni Reyna, 21. (Athletic - subscription required)

Crystal Palace boss Roy Hodgson, 76, has been warned that he could be sacked if results do not improve after holding talks with chairman Steve Parish. (Guardian)

Former Roma boss Jose Mourinho has rejected an offer from Saudi Pro League club Al-Shabab to become their new manager. (ESPN)

Napoli have agreed a loan deal with Aston Villa, which includes a non-mandatory option to buy clause worth £7.7m (9m euros), for 28-year-old Belgium midfielder Leander Dendoncker. (Fabrizio Romano)

Newcastle are considering hijacking Tottenham's proposed move for Club Bruges' teenage forward Antonio Nusa, 18. The Norway attacker is seen as a direct replacement for Paraguay international Miguel Almiron, 29, who may leave Tyneside for Saudi Pro League club Al-Shabab. (Football Insider)

Chelsea have registered their interest in signing 36-year-old French forward Karim Benzema from Saudi side Al-Ittihad. (Guardian)

Meanwhile, Chelsea's English centre-back Trevoh Chalobah, 24, is a key target for Fulham. (Teamtalk)

Nottingham Forest are also plotting a loan move for Chalobah, who is currently recovering from a long-term hamstring injury. (Sun)

The Netherlands winger Arnaut Danjuma, 26, is a target for Lyon with his parent club Villarreal growing frustrated at his lack of game time on loan at Everton. (Mail)

Manchester United are interested in Bayern Munich's Cameroon forward Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting, 34, and Sporting Lisbon's 25-year-old English winger Marcus Edwards. (Football Transfers)

The Old Trafford club are also leading the race to sign Bologna's Dutch forward Joshua Zirkzee, 22, despite interest from Arsenal. (Sun)

Newcastle are set to sign Manchester City's 18-year-old English midfielder Alfie Harrison. (Athletic - subscription required)

Sheffield United may make a move for Nottingham Forest's centre-back Joe Worrall, 27, and have also registered an interest in fellow English defender Mason Holgate, 27, as a possible loan signing from Everton. (Football Insider)

Sheffield United are close to completing a £2m deal for Atletico Madrid and Croatia goalkeeper Ivo Grbic, 28. (Mail)

Portland Thorns will pay £250,000 to make Chelsea and Canada midfielder Jessie Fleming, 25, the most expensive signing made by an American women's team. (Telegraph - subscription required)