With all eyes fixed on the January transfer market, clubs around the UK and Europe are already lining up potential mid-season moves.
Monday morning’s headlines:
Aston Villa ‘agree £17m deal for Lyon’s Bertrand Traore’
Aston Villa are reportedly closing in on a deal for Lyon forward Bertrand Traore after a £17m deal was agreed for the Burkina Faso international. Read more.
Barcelona ‘ask Jorge Mendes to help them sign Inter Milan’s Lautarto Martinez’
Barcelona ask agent Jorge Mendes to help them offload players in order to raise funds for Inter Milan striker Lautaro Martinez, according to a report. Read more.
Tottenham Hotspur ‘given green light to sign Willian Jose’
Tottenham Hotspur are given the green light to make a move for Real Sociedad striker Willian Jose, according to a report. Read more.
Diogo Dalot ‘unhappy at Manchester United’
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer reportedly will not allow Diogo Dalot to leave despite the defender’s lack of game time at Old Trafford. Read more.
Frank Lampard laughs off Jurgen Klopp criticism of Chelsea spending
The Stamford Bridge outfit have splashed more than £200million on reinforcements. Read more.
Tottenham Hotspur to rival Manchester United, Sevilla for Sergio Reguilon?
Tottenham Hotspur are reportedly ready to rival Manchester United and Sevilla in the race to sign Real Madrid defender Sergio Reguilon. Read more.
Arsenal goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez ‘agrees to join Aston Villa’
Arsenal goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez reportedly agrees to sign a four-year contract at Aston Villa. Read more.
Leeds United pushing to sign Chelsea youngster Conor Gallagher?
Leeds United are reportedly ready to make a cash offer for Chelsea midfielder Conor Gallagher, rather than look to complete a loan deal for the youngster. Read more.
Liverpool agree deal for Brazilian teenager?
Liverpool are allegedly on the brink of announcing a deal for Fluminense goalkeeper Marcelo Pitaluga. Read more.
Juventus end efforts to sign Barcelona forward Luis Suarez?
Juventus reportedly withdraw their bid for Barcelona forward Luis Suarez, claiming that it is “impossible” to get a deal over the line. Read more.
Boli Bolingoli leaves Celtic on loan for Istanbul Basaksehir FK
Defender was in the news for the wrong reasons last month. Read more.
Jamie Carragher hits out at “disrespectful” clamour for Liverpool Thiago deal
Liverpool legend Jamie Carragher claims that the club are looking to offload up to four more players but believes that the clamour to sign Thiago is “disrespectful”. Read more.
Manchester United ‘told to pay £50m for Bournemouth midfielder David Brooks’
Manchester United are reportedly told that it will take a bid of £50m to prise midfielder David Brooks away from Bournemouth this summer. Read more.
Uli Hoeness accuses Liverpool, Man United of “blackmail” over Thiago deal
Former Bayern Munich chief Uli Hoeness accuses Liverpool and Manchester United of trying to “blackmail” the club over a deal for Thiago Alcantara. Read more.
Manchester United ‘on alert as Douglas Costa put up for sale by Juventus’
Manchester United are reportedly on alert to the possibility of signing Douglas Costa after the winger was put up for sale by Juventus. Read more.
Chelsea to sell four players including Jorginho to fund Declan Rice bid?
Chelsea are reportedly ready to offload four players, including Jorginho and Andreas Christensen, in order to fund a move for West Ham United’s Declan Rice. Read more.
Dijon ‘leading race to sign Bristol City striker Famara Diedhiou’
The forward cost the Robins £5.3million when he joined from Angers. Read more.
David Moyes confirms West Ham interest in new defender amid James Tarkowski links
West Ham lost their Premier League opener and have some tough fixtures coming up. Read more.
Manchester United ‘will target Gareth Bale if Jadon Sancho bid fails’
Manchester United will reportedly move for Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale if they fail to make progress with their bid to sign Borussia Dortmund winger Jadon Sancho. Read more.
Arsenal, Leeds United, Wolves want Dijon forward Mounir Chouiar?
Arsenal, Leeds United and Wolverhampton Wanderers are all reportedly considering an approach for Dijon forward Mounir Chouiar. Read more.
Sergio Reguilon ‘prefers Sevilla return to Manchester United move’
Real Madrid defender Sergio Reguilon would reportedly prefer to return to Sevilla rather than make the switch to Manchester United. Read more.
Tottenham Hotspur ‘see Andrea Belotti loan bid rejected’
Tottenham Hotspur reportedly fail with a loan approach for Torino forward Andrea Belotti as they continue to search for competition for Harry Kane. Read more.
Kylian Mbappe ‘wants to leave PSG, interested in Manchester United, Liverpool’
Kylian Mbappe reportedly informs Paris Saint-Germain that he is keen to leave Parc des Princes during one of the upcoming transfer windows. Read more.