Sports Mole rounds up the latest confirmed transfer news and speculation from across the footballing world.
The January transfer window is almost here and clubs around the UK and Europe are lining up moves as they look to take advantage of the opportunity to strengthen.
Friday morning's headlines:
Chelsea are reportedly considering a big-money move for Philippe Coutinho
next summer should Bayern Munich reject the chance to make his loan from Barcelona permanent. Read more.
The agent of Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka
reveals that his client has agreed terms to join Hertha Berlin in January, with only a transfer fee to be agreed now. Read more.
Bayer Leverkusen reportedly have no intention of allowing Kevin Volland
to sign for Arsenal in the January transfer window. Read more.
West Ham United are reportedly ready to rival Manchester City in the race to sign Athletic Bilbao defender Unai Nunez
. Read more.
Newly-appointed Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta is reportedly keen to strengthen in various positions during the January transfer window. Read more.
Chelsea slipped to consecutive home Premier League defeats for the first time in eight years. Read more.
The Frenchman has made just seven appearances for Chelsea this season. Read more.
Forward trio Said Benrahma, Bryan Mbeumo and Ollie Watkins have impressed so far this season. Read more.
Manchester United are reportedly concerned that their bid for Red Bull Salzburg's Erling Braut Haaland
could hinder their efforts to keep Paul Pogba. Read more.
Lille defender Gabriel
reportedly emerges as a potential transfer target for Arsenal ahead of the January transfer window. Read more.
Real Madrid allegedly continue to work behind the scenes with the view of completing a deal for Paris Saint-Germain forward Kylian Mbappe
in 2020. Read more.
Tottenham have recalled the youngster, who they signed in the summer and loaned back to Elland Road. Read more.
Chelsea forward Olivier Giroud
reportedly emerges as a surprise transfer target for Scottish Premiership side Rangers. Read more.
Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba is reportedly keen to return to his former club Juventus during the January transfer window. Read more.
Manchester United are reportedly likely to wait on making an offer for Leicester City midfielder James Maddison
until later in 2020. Read more.
Chelsea reportedly identify RB Leipzig forward Timo Werner
as one of their priority targets ahead of the January transfer window. Read more.
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Arsenal will reportedly contemplate a move for Lyon forward Moussa Dembele
if they opt to part ways with either Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang or Alexandre Lacazette. Read more.