Rumour round-up: Two midfielders out the Arsenal exit door, Jose Mourinho talks Wayne Rooney, Chelsea & Liverpool target Porto wonderkid

Mesut Ozil.
Mesut Ozil.
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Portuguese youngster on the radar of Liverpool and Chelsea? Is Wayne Rooney still first choice at Old Trafford? And it looks like Arsenal might have to fight to hang on to their stars.

Here's your daily round up of the rumours from around the world of football.

Juventus are set to rival Liverpool and Chelsea for the signing of Porto and Portugal wonderkid Ruben Neves. It's understood the midfielder, 19, will cost in the region of £18million (Visao de Mercado - in Portuguese).

Arsene Wenger has admitted that Arsenal will have to spend big to keep 28-year-old Germany midfielder Mesut Ozil on the books (Daily Mirror).

While also at the Emirates, England midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain would consider a move away from Arsenal should he not secure enough first-team football (Sky Sports).

Captain Wayne Rooney is still "first choice" at Manchester United according to Old Trafford boss Jose Mourinho. But that does mean he will be recalled to the starting XI for this evening's Liverpool visit (Daily Express).

Meanwhile, Mourinho could renew United's long-standing interest in Everton right-back Seamus Coleman (Irish Independent).

Coleman heads the gaffer's transfer target list ahead of Monaco's 22-year-old Brazil full-back Fabinho (Daily Express).

Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic had the chance to move to Old Trafford during Louis van Gaal's time in charge, but did not think it was the "right moment" (Daily Mirror).

Sunderland boss David Moyes admits the club's current injury crisis is placing too much pressure on the club's youngsters FULL STORY HERE (Sunderland Echo).

Celtic must make the most of their 20-year-old French striker Moussa Dembele because he is set for bigger things, according to former Fulham team-mate Lewis Holtby (Daily Express).

Barcelona full-back Aleix Vidal looks set to leave the club after being left out of the matchday squad for the seventh time this season at the weekend, alerting a number of Premier League clubs to his availability (Marca - in Spanish).

Newcastle United forward Ayoze Perez has set his sights on securing more first-team action at St James' Park after a "tough" month out of the starting XI FULL STORY HERE (Shields Gazette).

Juventus will offer Chelsea target Leonardo Bonucci, 29, a new contract to fend off interest (Premium Sport via Daily Mirror).

Leicester City and England striker Jamie Vardy must "stop sulking" to rediscover the form that brought him 24 goals last season, says former Newcastle United legend Alan Shearer (Sun).

New Aston Villa boss Steve Bruce is eyeing a move for Middlesbrough striker Jordan Rhodes (Sun).

Everton keeper Maarten Stekelenburg has claimed his former boss at Fulham, Felix Magath, "didn't want to work with me" (Liverpool Echo).