With all eyes fixed on the January transfer market, clubs around the UK and Europe are already lining up potential mid-season moves.
Saturday morning’s headlines:
Everton ‘agree £4m-a-year deal with James Rodriguez’
Everton agree personal terms with Real Madrid attacker James Rodriguez ahead of a proposed move, according to a report. Read more.
Lionel Messi’s father ‘informs Paris Saint-Germain his son wants Manchester City move’
Lionel Messi’s father reportedly informs Paris Saint-Germain that the Barcelona attacker wants to join Manchester City. Read more.
Liverpool ‘have deadline to complete Thiago Alcantara deal’
Liverpool have just over one week to secure a deal for Bayern Munich’s Thiago Alcantara, according to a report. Read more.
Tottenham Hotspur ‘see £45m Nicolo Zaniolo bid rejected by Roma’
Tottenham Hotspur fail with a £45m offer for Roma attacker Nicolo Zaniolo, according to a report. Read more.
Chelsea ‘determined to sign Declan Rice this summer’
Chelsea are reportedly determined to secure a summer deal for West Ham United midfielder Declan Rice. Read more.
Mikel Arteta defends Arsenal spending following behind-the-scenes redundancies
Gunners boss insists job cuts were required to protect the future of the club. Read more.
Josep Maria Bartomeu ‘will only sit down with Lionel Messi to discuss new deal’
Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu will reportedly only hold fresh talks with wantaway talisman Lionel Messi if he is willing to sign a new contract at the club. Read more.
Newcastle United join race for Liverpool’s Rhian Brewster?
Newcastle United reportedly join a growing list of Premier League clubs interested in signing 20-year-old Liverpool forward Rhian Brewster this summer. Read more.
Wolves accept Tottenham’s £15m bid for defender Matt Doherty
Matt Doherty has played 302 times for Wolves in 10 years. Read more.
Arsenal ‘still hopeful of signing £54m Houssem Aouar’
Arsenal are reportedly still hopeful of signing Lyon midfielder Houssem Aouar this summer, despite the French outfit putting a £53.5m asking price on his head. Read more.
Ovie Ejaria joins Reading on permanent basis from Liverpool
The 22-year-old midfielder made eight appearances for the Premier League champions. Read more.
Paris Saint-Germain make opening bid for Sergej Milinkovic-Savic?
Paris Saint-Germain reportedly identify Lazio midfielder Sergej Milinkovic-Savic as one of their priority transfer targets. Read more.
Wolverhampton Wanderers considering Unai Nunez swoop?
Wolverhampton Wanderers are reportedly considering a £26.8m bid for Athletic Bilbao centre-back Unai Nunez, who has previously been linked with Manchester City. Read more.
Fiorentina ‘to make loan bid for Arsenal midfielder Lucas Torreira’
Fiorentina are reportedly prepared to pay £7.5m in order to push through a season-long loan deal for Arsenal midfielder Lucas Torreira. Read more.
Real Madrid players ‘stunned by Lionel Messi transfer request’
The Real Madrid squad were reportedly left stunned when news broke that Lionel Messi had requested a transfer away from Barcelona. Read more.
Arsenal ‘open to Emiliano Martinez sale’
Arsenal are reportedly open to parting ways with goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez before the end of the summer transfer window. Read more.
Antoine Griezmann ‘had decided to leave Barcelona before Ronald Koeman talks’
Antoine Griezmann’s former agent claims that the France international wanted to leave Barcelona before being reassured of his future role by new boss Ronald Koeman. Read more.
Lionel Messi ‘requests meeting with Barcelona’
Lionel Messi reportedly requests a meeting with Barcelona officials to thrash out an exit plan before the start of the new season. Read more.
Cristiano Ronaldo rules out Juventus exit
Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo rules out the possibility of leaving the club this summer following speculation over his future. Read more.
Brighton midfielder Aaron Mooy joins Shanghai Shenhua
The 29-year-old made 32 appearances for Albion. Read more.
Rhian Brewster part of Jurgen Klopp’s first-team plans for new season
The Liverpool boss does not want to rush a decision on whether the striker should be loaned out again. Read more.
Stephen Robinson happy to invest in future after David Turnbull sale
The midfielder joined Celtic this week in a deal which could be worth up to £3.25million. Read more.
How Manchester City could line up with Lionel Messi
Fussball Server looks at how Manchester City could line up next season if Lionel Messi joins the club. Read more.
Shirt numbers available to Lionel Messi at Manchester City
Fussball Server looks at the shirt numbers available to Barcelona attacker Lionel Messi at Manchester City. Read more.
How Chelsea could line up next season with Kai Havertz, Thiago Silva, Ben Chilwell
Fussball Server looks at how Chelsea could line up next season with Kai Havertz, Thiago Silva and Ben Chilwell. Read more.
Jurgen Klopp: ‘No chance of Liverpool signing Lionel Messi’
However, the Liverpool boss would like to see the Barcelona star move to the Premier League. Read more.
Aston Villa ‘want Sergio Romero, Diogo Dalot from Manchester United in Jack Grealish deal’
Aston Villa could ask Manchester United to include Sergio Romero and Diogo Dalot as part of a bid for Jack Grealish, according to a report. Read more.
Manchester United ‘were never interested in Gabriel Magalhaes’
Manchester United were never serious about signing Lille centre-back Gabriel Magalhaes this summer, according to a report. Read more.
Manchester United ‘make approach for Sandro Tonali’
Manchester United hold talks with Brescia over a potential move for Sandro Tonali, according to a report. Read more.
Manchester City ‘will not include Gabriel Jesus, Bernardo Silva, Riyad Mahrez in Lionel Messi bid’
Manchester City will not be include Gabriel Jesus, Bernardo Silva or Riyad Mahrez in any bid to sign Barcelona’s Lionel Messi, according to a report. Read more.
Galatasaray ‘want to sign Fred from Manchester United’
Galatasaray want to sign Manchester United midfielder Fred this summer, according to a report. Read more.
Chelsea complete signing of Thiago Silva following Paris Saint-Germain exit
The Brazil defender has joined on a free transfer after leaving Paris St Germain. Read more.
Steven Gerrard: ‘Alfredo Morelos is looking refocused’
Steven Gerrard has warned his top scorer he will not pick his team ‘on name or reputation’. Read more.
Micky Mellon not worried by scouts packing Tannadice stands
Several clubs have sent scouts to look at 17-year-old defender Lewis Neilson and Scotland striker Lawrence Shankland. Read more.
Leeds sign teenage forward Sam Greenwood from Arsenal
The 18-year-old forward, who has represented England at youth level, has signed a three-year contract at Elland Road. Read more.
Crystal Palace sign Eberechi Eze from Queens Park Rangers
England Under-21 forward Eberechi Eze fired 14 goals in 46 QPR appearances last term. Read more.
Roberto leaves West Ham for Real Valladolid
The 34-year-old made 10 appearances for the Hammers. Read more.
Barcelona striker Luis Suarez ‘offered to Juventus’
Juventus are reportedly offered the opportunity to sign Barcelona forward Luis Suarez before the end of the summer transfer window. Read more.
Juventus make Arsenal defender Hector Bellerin top target?
Juventus are reportedly ready to prioritise an approach for Arsenal defender Hector Bellerin over the coming weeks. Read more.
Chelsea ‘putting finishing touches to Kai Havertz deal’
Chelsea are reportedly in the process of putting the finishing touches to a deal to sign Bayer Leverkusen playmaker Kai Havertz. Read more.
Barcelona ‘proposed Antoine Griezmann, Joao Felix swap’
Barcelona reportedly proposed a swap deal involving Antoine Griezmann and Atletico Madrid playmaker Joao Felix earlier this month. Read more.
Tottenham Hotspur given chance to sign Atletico Madrid’s Diego Costa?
Tottenham Hotspur are reportedly provided with the opportunity to sign former Chelsea forward Diego Costa, who has been made available by Atletico Madrid. Read more.