Latest Premier League gossip. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)
In four weeks’ time, top-flight clubs will be free to strengthen their squads, and offload any players they feel is necessary.
As always, we’re sharing the latest news and gossip from around the web – so scroll and click through the pages to see what features:
Burnley (6/1), Everton (6/1), Newcastle (8/1) and Liverpool (16/1) are among the bookmakers’ tips to sign Phil Jones in January. (Sky Bet) Everton are keen on Barcelona defender Samuel Umtiti, and a deal could be negotiated for as little as £10.7m. (Mundo Deportivo via Daily Mail) Barcelona will consider a move for Chelsea’s Antonio Rudiger and Arsenal’s Shkodran Mustafi - if they fail to land Manchester City’s Eric Garcia. (Mundo Deportivo) Arsenal and Tottenham are among a number of European clubs interested in signing £18m-rated RB Salzburg midfielder Dominik Szoboszlai. (Eurosport) Manchester United, Manchester City and Chelsea will battle to sign Borussia Monchengladbach midfielder Denis Zakaria in January. (Daily Star) Manchester United, Tottenham, Chelsea and Liverpool are among the clubs monitoring Brighton defender Ben White. (Sky Sports) Rafa Mujica could be set for an early return to Leeds United with reports suggesting his season-long loan at Real Oviedo may be cut short. (El Desmarque via Sport Witness) Newcastle United are considering a loan move for Chelsea defender Fikayo Tomori but could face competition from overseas. (Daily Telegraph) Newcastle will block Dwight Gayle from leaving St James’s Park for a cut-price fee in January, despite his contract expiring in the summer. (Football Insider) West Ham United and Leicester City are ready to pay £18m for Roma midfielder Amadou Diawara. (Calciomercato via Sport Witness)