Transfer Talk: Marco Reus to Liverpool, Arsenal or Manchester United; Chelsea and Manchester City fight for £40m Paul Pogba

A look at the latest gossip on Friday 12 December

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Marco Reus continues to interest numerous clubs around Europe with Borussia Dortmund’s poor league form and his expiring contract putting a number of top clubs on alert.

The German star, who missed the World Cup because of injury, has only played 11 of Dortmund’s 22 matches this season, scoring six goals. But Premier League trio Arsenal, Manchester United and Liverpool are all ready to make a move, according to the Daily Star.

The paper also reports that Real Madrid are keeping an eye on Liverpool youngster Raheem Sterling, after contract talks with the Reds have slowed.

A trio of Premier League clubs are also fighting for the signature of Paul Pogba, according to the Daily Express, with the Gunners again, Manchester City and Chelsea interested in the French midfielder.

We reported yesterday that the agent of Martin Montoya, who has been linked with a move to Liverpool, wants to leave Barcelona in January.

The Manchester Evening News report that United defenders Phil Jones, Jonny Evans and Chris Smalling have just three months to prove to Louis van Gaal they have a future at Old Trafford.

Sam Allardyce, report The Sun, has put a huge £20m price-tag on West Ham centre-back Winston Reid, who has impressed this season and piqued the interest of the Reds and Arsenal, who are in the midst of another injury crisis.

Finally, the Daily Mirror claims that Chelsea flop Fernando Torres may be on his way back to the Premier League in January, with AC Milan seeking to cancel his loan deal just six months into a two-year agreement.

The Spaniard has just a single goal in 10 Serie A matches this season.