Transfer rumours and paper review – Sunday, October 2: Gerrard linked with STUNNING Premier League return, Man United and Man City in FIGHT for Real Madrid star

Here are the latest headlines and top transfer-related stories in Sunday’s newspapers…

Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard could be set for a STUNNING return to English football next month when his LA Galaxy contract expires. The former England captain is yet to decide to continue his playing career or hang up his boots, but has suggested he could take up a coaching role. (Sunday Mirror)

The Reds are plotting a move for 22-year-old Athletic Bilbao forward Inaki Williams, according to reports in Spain. (Don Balon)

Manchester United manager boss Jose Mourinho has been told he must sell one of his players before launching a raid for Southampton centre-back Jose Fonte in January. (Sun of Sunday)

The Red Devils are set to fight local rivals Manchester City for Real Madrid midfielder Toni Kroos in the upcoming transfer window. (El Chiringuito)

Inter Milan are closing in on the signing of United defender Matteo Darmian. (Gazzetta dello Sport)

Man City forward Samir Nasri, currently on loan at Sevilla, has said he would like to join the Blues’ sister club New York City FC. (Daily Star Sunday)

Swansea are considering giving manager Francesco Guidolin the boot following Saturday’s 2-1 defeat to Liverpool – the Swans’ fourth loss in a row. The Italian has reportedly told close friends that he expects to lose his job within the next few days. (Sunday Telegraph)

Meanwhile, West Ham are also considering sacking Slaven Bilic and replacing the Croatian coach with former Roma boss Rudi Garcia. (Sunday Express)

Nigel Pearson is on the verge of being sacked by Derby County manager after an argument with owner Mel Morris, who apparently used a drone to watch training sessions. (Sunday Mirror)

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