Thursday gossip: Gundogan, Kvaratskhelia, Bellingham, Choupo-Moting, Jorginho, Martinelli

that of Manchester City German midfielder Ilkay Gundogan, 32, is wanted by Atlético Madrid. The four-time Premier League winner, who is also attracting interest from Bayern Munichis out of contract next summer. (Mundo Deportivo – in Spanish)external link

Naples and Georgian winger Khvicha Kvaratskhelia, who is attracting interest from liverpool and Chelsea, could cost up to £86million. The 21-year-old helped his club qualify for the Champions League in the Round of 16. (London Evening Standard)external link

Manchester United have made England midfielder Jude Bellingham their top transfer target as Erik ten Hag eyes a £100m deal for the 19-year-old Borussia Dortmund player. (Daily Mirror)external link

United are ‘seriously considering’ a move for from Bayern Munich Cameroonian striker Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting, 33. (Football Media – in French)external link

However, United are not actively seeking revenue in the January transfer window after shattering their summer transfer record with a £225.4m investment in five players. (Manchester Evening News)external link

Meanwhile, United plan to trigger a clause in Diogo Dalot’s contract to prevent the 23-year-old Portuguese defender from leaving as a free agent next summer. Barcelona and AC Milan monitor Dalot. (Sun)external link

from Chelsea Italian midfielder Jorginho, 30, wants to stay at the club despite reported interest from Barcelona. the old Naples player is out of contract next summer. (Fabrizio Romano on Twitter)external link

Tottenham are invited to sign from Chelsea Moroccan winger Hakim Ziyech, 29, who has made just one Premier League start this season. (Express)external link

Arsenal were offered the opportunity to sign Benfica Spanish left-back Alejandro Grimaldo, 27, was in the summer but had another priority. (CaughtOffside on Twitter)external link

Arsenal and Brazil striker Gabriel Martinelli, 21, says he is close to signing a new contract with the Premier League leaders after scoring five times in 12 top games this season. (Mirror)external link

Lionel Messi does not want to leave Paris Saint Germain without winning a major trophy and the Argentine striker, 35, is considering extending his contract beyond the end of the season. (L’Equipe – in French)external link

West Ham, Nottingham Forest and Leeds are interested in signing 25-year-old Senegalese striker Boulaye Dia, who is on loan in Serie A at Salerno on the Spanish side Villarreal. (Gazzetta dello Sport – in Italian, subscription required)external link

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