With all eyes fixed on the January transfer market, clubs around the UK and Europe are already lining up potential mid-season moves.
Friday morning's headlines:
Paris Saint-Germain 'eye £75m Frenkie de Jong deal'
Paris Saint-Germain tell Ajax that they are willing to meet the Dutch club's £75m asking price for Frenkie de Jong, according to a report. Read more.
Carles Alena: 'Barcelona squad want Neymar return'
Barcelona midfielder Carles Alena insists that the players at Camp Nou want Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar to return. Read more.
Callum Hudson-Odoi 'in talks over new Chelsea deal'
Chelsea are reportedly in contract talks with highly-rated forward Callum Hudson-Odoi, but there is some uncertainty surrounding the 18-year-old's future. Read more.
Real Madrid to announce Exequiel Palacios move this week?
A report claims that highly-rated River Plate ace Exequiel Palacios will soon become a Real Madrid player, as a £22.3m deal has been struck between the clubs. Read more.
Report: Chelsea join race for Lyon midfielder Houssem Aouar
Chelsea are reportedly taking a close look at Lyon midfielder Houssem Aouar as they prepare to strengthen their attacking ranks in the New Year. Read more.
Manchester United 'to scout Nikola Milenkovic again'
Fiorentina centre-back Nikola Milenkovic is to be watched up close by Manchester United scouts in Sunday's Serie A meeting with Bologna, according to a report. Read more.
Juventus considering January bid for Wolves midfielder Ruben Neves?
Juventus are reportedly considering an approach for Wolverhampton Wanderers midfielder Ruben Neves during the January transfer window. Read more.
Arsenal using Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to lure Barcelona's Ousmane Dembele?
Arsenal are reportedly hoping that Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang can play a role in convincing Ousmane Dembele to leave Barcelona in order to move to North London. Read more.
Marcus Rashford 'ready to leave Manchester United for Real Madrid'
Marcus Rashford is reportedly prepared to leave Manchester United in order to sign for Real Madrid should the European champions firm up their interest. Read more.
James Rodriguez looking to secure Real Madrid return?
James Rodriguez is reportedly looking to end his loan spell with Bayern Munich in order to secure a return to Real Madrid. Read more.
Pellegrini confirms Nasri interest but insists Arnautovic will not leave
The Frenchman will be offered a contract if he can prove his fitness following doping ban. Read more.
Leicester City 'target Arsenal midfielder Mohamed Elneny'
Leicester City are reportedly considering a £15m January move for out-of-favour Arsenal midfielder Mohamed Elneny. Read more.
Simon Mignolet 'to stay at Liverpool for rest of season'
Liverpool will reportedly keep second-choice goalkeeper Simon Mignolet at the club until at least the end of the season despite interest from elsewhere. Read more.
Chelsea 'join Manchester United in race for £70m Milan Skriniar'
Chelsea reportedly join the race to sign £70m-rated Inter Milan defender Milan Skriniar, who has been heavily linked with a January move to Manchester United. Read more.