Top five rumours: Chelsea want Wayne Rooney, Cardiff chase Zaha, Lambert craves West Ham move

Hello… is that Jose Mourinho? Photo: PA

Wayne Rooney is reportedly um-ing and ah-ing over a new Manchester United contract. Chelsea are waiting in the wings like a pantomime villain. (Mail)

New Cardiff City boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will try to use his Man Utd connections to make a loan deal for Wilfried Zaha. (Mirror)

Man Utd target Fabio Coentrao has been told he can leave Real Madrid. The Portuguese international is now valued at a January sale price of £12m. (Mirror)

Southampton and England striker Rickie Lambert is keen to move east to West Ham United in an £8m deal. (Sun)

Tottenham are targeting Juventus pair Mirko Vucinic and Fabio Quagliarella as a double replacement for their Toronto-bound striker Jermain Defoe. (Mirror)