Football gossip: That old chestnut - Manchester United plotting Ronaldo bid, Fergie wanted Pep at Old Trafford, Barca eyeing Coutinho?

Another day, another rumour linking Manchester United with former player Cristiano Ronaldo.

The Mirror report that the Portugese is open to the idea of leaving Real Madrid next summer.

And the suggestion is that Manchester United will battle PSG for his signature.

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Ronaldo’s old boss, meanwhile, has revealed that David Moyse wasn’t his first choice for the United hot seat.

Sir Alex Ferguson claims in a new book that he wanted Pep Guardiola to succeed him at Old Trafford.

Elsewhere in the news today, TalkSport report - via Fichajes - that Barcelona are eyeing a move for Liverpool star Philippe Coutinho.

A bid fpor the 23-year-old could be made in the January transfer window.

And the Daily Mail say that Spurs are keeping tabs on 17-year-old Serbian striker Luka Jovic.

The Red Star Belgrade sensation could set them back £6m.