THE CRYING GAME... Jose Mourinho cried when he learned he was being passed over for the Manchester United job, according to a new book in Spain reports the Guardian.
THE Chelsea boss could console himself by signing France under-21 international midfielder Gianelli Imbula, 21. Mourinho is interested in the Marseille star says talkSPORT.
MANCHESTER United are planning to make a renewed bid for Real Madrid's 25-year-old left-back Fabio Coentrao. The Metro is running with that story.
UNITED manager David Moyes has made Porto defender Eliaquim Mangala, 22, a key January target says the Times.
THE Premier League champions will watch Athletic Bilbao's Ander Herrera, 24, in action next week as Moyes steps up his interest in the Spanish midfielder reports the Telegraph.
THE Sun is claiming that Napoli boss Rafa Benitez is keen to sign Stoke goalkeeper Asmir Begovic , 26, but faces a fight with Atletico Madrid for his services.
NORWICH City have rejected Wigan's bid to take striker Luciano Becchio on loan reports the Daily Mail.
ARSENAL target Yoann Gourcuff, 27, could be allowed to leave Lyon after talks on a new contract stalled says the Daily Star.
ARSENAL and Liverpool are joining Juventus in the race to sign Austrian defender Martin Hinteregger, 21, from Red Bull Salzburg is another Daily Star offering.
ARSENAL owner Stan Kroenke says there is big cash available for Arsene Wenger to make new signings in January writes The Mirror.