With all eyes fixed on the January transfer market, clubs around the UK and Europe are already lining up potential mid-season moves.
Wednesday morning's headlines:
Real Madrid are allegedly contemplating making a £343m offer for Paris Saint-Germain forward Kylian Mbappe during the summer transfer window. Read more.
Chelsea are reportedly ready to begin discussions regarding a new contract for defender Antonio Rudiger. Read more.
Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Christian Eriksen insists that his marginal lack of game time this season is not a result of failing to pen a new contract. Read more.
Arsenal allegedly hand a week-long trial to Colorado Rapids youngster Cole Bassett, who will spend time with the club's Under-23 squad. Read more.
Paris Saint-Germain reportedly remain keen to sign Real Madrid youngster Vinicius Junior during the summer transfer window. Read more.
Wolverhampton Wanderers are reportedly fighting to fend off interest in Chem Campbell from several clubs in Germany. Read more.
Manchester City may reportedly be prepared to sell Leroy Sane in order to sign a new defender in January. Read more.
Midfielder Tahith Chong allegedly tells Manchester United that he will not be signing a new contract at Old Trafford. Read more.
Tottenham Hotspur are reportedly considering an approach for Roma midfielder Lorenzo Pellegrini. Read more.
AC Milan will reportedly rival Manchester United in their pursuit of Juventus striker Mario Mandzukic during the January transfer window. Read more.
Nemanja Matic is reportedly preparing to push for an exit from Manchester United in January because he is unhappy with his playing time under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. Read more.
Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar is reportedly still determined to complete a return to Barcelona ahead of next summer's transfer window. Read more.
Barcelona reportedly fear that new signing Antoine Griezmann could end up heading down a similar path to Philippe Coutinho at the Camp Nou. Read more.
Granit Xhaka reportedly begins house hunting in Milan ahead of completing a move away from Arsenal in the January transfer window. Read more.
Pep Guardiola reportedly has no intention to leave Manchester City at the end of this season and plans to see out the final 18 months of his contract at the Etihad. Read more.
Manchester City are reportedly set to splash out a sum of £100m on transfers over the January transfer window after failing to keep pace with Liverpool in the title race. Read more.
Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino is reportedly pinpointed as Bayern Munich's ideal candidate for the permanent manager role following the sacking of Niko Kovac. Read more.