Man City & Man Utd want Mitoma - Thursday's gossip

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Kaoru Mitoma in action for Brighton

Manchester United and Manchester City will compete for the signing of Brighton's 26-year-old Japan winger Kaoru Mitoma in January. (Fichajes - in Spanish)external-link

But both Manchester clubs could miss out with Mitoma set to sign a new long-term contract with the Seagulls. (London World)external-link

Erik ten Hag's position as Manchester United manager is secure for the foreseeable future, despite the club's poor start to the season. (Guardian)external-link

Denmark midfielder Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg wants to leave Tottenham if the club cannot guarantee him first-team football, with Juventus interested in the 28-year-old. (Gazzetta, in Italian - subscription required)external-link

Chelsea want to sign New York Red Bulls' 15-year-old American winger Julian Hall, but face competition from Manchester United, Manchester City, Real Madrid and Bayern Munich for the highly rated prospect. (Standard)external-link

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Bayern Munich are set to offer 22-year-old Canada full-back Alphonso Davies a new contract to fend off interest from Manchester City, Chelsea and Real Madrid. (90min)external-link

Bayern winger Leroy Sane could leave the club next summer, with Barcelona and Real Madrid likely destinations for the 27-year-old Germany forward. (Bild - in German)external-link

West Ham are among several clubs who are interested in signing England midfielder Emile Smith Rowe, 23, if he leaves Arsenal. (Football Insider)external-link

Fiorentina are set to offer Italy Under-19 defender Michael Kayode a new contract with Arsenal showing interest in the 19-year-old. (Calciomercato - in Italian)external-link

Chelsea are keeping a close eye on Brazil midfielder Andrey Santos' situation at Nottingham Forest and could recall the 19-year-old from his loan spell if he does not secure regular first-team football. (Athletic - subscription required) external-link

Barcelona wanted to sign Santos and are monitoring his situation. (Sport - in Spanish)external-link

Athletic Club's Spain midfielder Nico Williams is close to agreeing a new contract, ending Brighton and Aston Villa's hopes of signing the 21-year-old. (Sport - in Spanish)external-link

Arsenal, Liverpool and Manchester United are among a host of Premier League clubs interested in Feyenoord's 22-year-old Dutch midfielder Quinten Timber. (90min)external-link

England striker Ivan Toney is considering leaving Brentford in January, with Tottenham or Chelsea likely destinations for the 27-year-old. (Football Insider)external-link

Burnley are interested in Millwall's 18-year-old England Under-19s midfielder Romain Esse. (Teamtalk)external-link

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