Transfer rumours: Solskjaer, Jones, Smith, Hasenhuttl, Vlahovic, Saul, Maitland-Niles

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer believes he will be still in charge of Manchester United's next match at Watford after the international break. External-link

Rio Ferdinand, six-time Premier League winner with Manchester United has called on his former club to fire Solskjaer following a bad run of form. (YouTube via Mirror) external link

Watford and Newcastle want to take Phil Jones, England and Manchester United defenders, on loan. There are also a number of Championship clubs interested in Jones at the 29-year old. (Sun). external-link

Marc Overmars, Ajax director for football, turned down Newcastle's offer to join. (Athletic, subscription required) external-link

When Ed Woodward steps down next month as executive vice-chairman, he is currently in discussions about taking up a consulting role at Manchester United. (Mail) external link

Aston Villa has made Steven Gerrard Rangers manager, replacing Dean Smith. Roberto Martinez, Belgium boss is also interested. (Sun). External-link

Smith was sacked by Aston Villa on Saturday. Norwich City could offer him an immediate return to football. (Telegraph, subscription necessary) external-link

Frank Lampard, a former Chelsea boss, is also interested in the Norwich job. Ralph Hasenhuttl from Southampton is also being considered. (Sky Sports) external-link

Juventus is willing to allow Aaron Ramsey, a midfielder from Wales, to leave in January for no cost, despite him having only 18 months left on his contract. (Calciomercato, in Italian) external-link

To beat Arsenal in north London, Tottenham will need to pay Fiorentina PS60m for the signing of Serbian forward DusanVlahovic (21). (La Nazione, via Express) external-link

26-year-old midfielder from Spain, Saul Niguez is keen to remain with Chelsea throughout his season-long loan deal from Atletico Madrid. He has only played for two minutes in the Premier League since August. (Telegraph, subscription necessary) external-link

Ainsley MaitlandNiles, a 24-year-old Arsenal and England midfielder, says that he is happy to remain at the club. (PA Media via Mail) external link

Newcastle United are keen to sign Thomas Strakosha (26), Albania and Lazio goalkeepers, when the winter window opens. (Sun). External-link

Brentford, Brighton, and Southampton are all interested in Chelsea's English player Ben Elliott. (Sun). external-link

Lluis Cortes, former Barcelona Femeni boss, is a candidate for the Manchester City Women’s job if Gareth Taylor is not replaced. (Sport - Spanish) external-link

Ex-Nigeria international and Chelsea technical director Michael Emenalo is the leading candidate to be Newcastle United's new director. (Telegraph, subscription necessary) external-link

Following his departure from Aston Villa, Craig Shakespeare may join Claudio Ranieri's Watford coaching team. Ranieri was Shakespeare's assistant at Leicester in 2016 when they won the Premier League. (Football Insider) external-link