Football rumours and news: Monday, November 5

Arsenal, Liverpool, Chelsea and Fulham are in the news today

Arsenal are preparing to put in a January bid for Lyon’s French international midfielder Yoann Gourcuff, 26, after failing to sign him last year - Metro

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers believes Liverpool can still attract world-class players to Anfield - Liverpool Echo

Fulham and Southampton are planning £2m bids in the January transfer window for Millwall’s 24-year-old midfielder Liam Trotter - Daily Mirror.

Striker Romelu Lukaku wants to remain at West Brom even though Chelsea can recall him from loan in January - Daily Express