Premier League rumours: Liverpool to battle it out with Bayern Munich for RB Leipzig striker | Chelsea renew hunt for AC Milan striker | Arsenal want to sell Mesut Ozil

As we head towards the festive fixtures here is all the latest gossip from around the Premier League.

Friday, 21st December 2018, 9:34 am
Updated Friday, 21st December 2018, 10:43 am
Could Mesut Ozil be on the move from Arsenal?

Manchester United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward was worried a number of players would try to force their way out of the club if manager Jose Mourinho had remained at Old Trafford. (Daily Mirror)

Alexis Sanchez sent his Manchester United team-mates a WhatsApp boasting that he had won a £20,000 bet on Jose Mourinho losing his job. (The Sun)

Liverpool forward Xherdan Shaqiri says he got messages from friends saying he was to blame for Jose Mourinho's sacking, after scoring a brace as Liverpool beat Manchester United in the Portuguese manager's final game. (The Guardian)

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Could Mesut Ozil be on the move from Arsenal?

Spanish giants Real Madrid are not planning on bringing back Jose Mourinho. (Marca)

Liverpool will battle it out with German champions Bayern Munich for RB Leipzig striker Timo Werner. (Abendzeitung)

Chelsea have renewed their interest in AC Milan striker Gonzalo Higuain. (Mail)

Manchester City face a battle with Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain for £60m-rated Ajax midfielder Frenkie de Jong. (Daily Mirror)

Arsenal want to sell Mesut Ozil. (Daily Mirror)

Brazilian midfielder Fred is determined to fight for his Manchester United future, having been frozen out by former manager Jose Mourinho. (Daily Telegraph)