Sheffield United are set to miss out on free agent, Premier League strugglers may change manager already, and more

Today's Premier League rumoursToday's Premier League rumours
Today's Premier League rumours
After a wild draw against Manchester United, Sheffield United now look forward to a game against Wolves on Sunday, where the Blades could leapfrog the hosts with a win. There’s still a few days to go though, here are today’s Premier League rumours.

Sheffield United are flying high, but could miss out on a highly-rated free agent.

TodoFichajes report that 31-year-old midfielder Nico Gaitan has opened talks with Argentine powerhouse Boca Juniors, potentially dashing Sheffield United’s hopes of signing him.

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The Blades were tipped to be battling Aston Villa and West Ham to sign the free agent, who is a former Argentina international.

The Chicago Fire midfielder will become a free agent in January when his contract expires.

The rest of today’s headlines:

Mikel Arteta has been linked with Arsenal and Everton, but Pep Guardiola says that the Spaniard will remain at Manchester City until at least the end of the season. (The Times)

Manchester United defender Chris Smalling will open talks with Roma over a permanent deal - Smalling is currently playing on-loan in the Italian capital. (Daily Mail)

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Watford may already be considering replacing manager Quique Sánchez Flores, only a few games after hiring him. (Telegraph)

Arsenal fear that their top players may want to leave if they keep Unai Emery on as manager. (Daily Mail)

Marco Silva will stay in charge of Everton for their weekend game with Leicester City. (Sky Sports)

New Tottenham Hotspur manager Jose Mourinho is interested in Portugese talents Ruben Dias and Bruno Fernandes. (90min)

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