Sunday rumors: Luiz, Lopetegui, Ayew, Phillips, Brandt, Santos

The 27-year-old midfielder for Manchester City and England, Kalvin Phillips, is considering a January loan to Newcastle over Juventus. Calculomercato (Italian: )

Arsenal and Newcastle are interested in 27-year-old Julian Brandt, an attacking midfielder for Borussia Dortmund and Germany. (Shower)

In order to decide Andrey Santos’s future—he is a 19-year-old Brazilian midfielder on loan at Nottingham Forest who has only made one Premier League appearance this season—Chelsea is set to hold negotiations with the club. (Shower)

After leaving Nottingham Forest at the end of the previous season, Ghanaian attacker Andre Ayew, 33, signed with Le Havre. (Ramini, Fabricio)

Talks between Al-Ittihad of the Saudi Pro League and Julen Lopetegui, 57, a former manager of Real Madrid and Wolves, are advanced. (David Jacobs)