Here are today’s footballing rumours...
David De Gea is willing to slam the door shut on a move to Real Madrid by signing a new £200,000-a-week contract with Manchester United.
De Gea is prepared to commit his future to United and does not blame them for last week’s botched £29million move to Real. (Mirror)
Steven Gerrard says he would have stayed at Liverpool had they offered him the right deal.
Gerrard, 35, departed Anfield to join LA Galaxy in the summer. (Mail)
Toffees boss Roberto Martinez says he holds no grudge against Blues counterpart Jose Mourinho over the pursuit of England defender John Stones.
Chelsea saw a number of offers rebuffed and now the two sides are poised to meet on Saturday (Guardian)
QPR striker Charlie Austin, 26, says there was no truth in reports linking him with a summer move to Manchester United.
Austin is set to stay with the Championship club until at least January. (Talksport)