Arsenal are hoping their relations with Hoffenheim, where they sent Reiss Nelson on loan, will help them land 22-year-old playmaker Nadiem Amiri. (Sun)
Tottenham and Manchester City are set to battle it out for the signing of 17-year-old Toulouse striker Adil Taou. (Sun)
Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas, 31, says he will remain at the club until his contract expires in the summer, but the Spaniard expects to attract "many" offers in January. (Talksport)
Barcelona have put Manchester City and Belgium defender Vincent Kompany, 32, and Zenit St-Petersburg's Serbian Branislav Ivanovic, 34, on a shortlist of centre-halves to solve their defensive problems in January. (Daily Mirror)
Chelsea face an uphill battle to convince 18-year-old English forward Callum Hudson-Odoi to sign a contract with the teenager seeking assurances he will be granted more first-team football. (Guardian)
Real Madrid want to make sure they do not miss out on Manchester City's Spanish midfielder Brahim Diaz, 19. (AS)
Inter are prepared to sell Brazil forward Gabriel Barbosa, who has scored 22 goals in 38 games on loan at Santos, for £18m, with Everton, West Ham and Crystal Palace already declaring an interest in the 22-year-old. (Daily Mail)
Chelsea have rejected a January move from Barcelona for Denmark defender Andreas Christensen, 22. (Daily Mirror)
AC Milan are in talks for Christensen and his Chelsea team-mate Spanish midfielder Cesc Fabregas, 31. (Gazzetta dello Sport)
David Villa is set to join former Barcelona team-mate Andres Iniesta at Japanese side Vissel Kobe. (Sun)
Southampton are planning to sell players during January's transfer window to raise money to fund signings. (Times)
Aston Villa's Mile Jedinak, 34, linked with a return to Australia and Macarthur-South West Sydney, will only join them if they are granted a licence to play in the country's top division, the A-League.
Rafa Benitez has revealed he was a phone call away from becoming West Ham manager in 2015. (Daily Mirror)
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho says David de Gea's agent Jorge Mendes could prove key to the Spain goalkeeper, 28, signing a new deal at Manchester United. (Daily Star)
Roy Hodgson says Crystal Palace's activity in the January transfer window will depend on how Christian Benteke fares on his return from injury.
Gareth Southgate could get a nightmare clash with relegated Germany in the Euro 2020 qualifying draw this weekend.
The FA are appointing an external legal firm to investigate corruption allegations made by Craig Kline, the former Fulham assistant director of football, against his old club and the governing body. (Times)
Croatia winger Ivan Perisic, 29, says he was on the brink of swapping Inter Milan for Manchester United in the summer of 2017. (FourFourTwo)
Manchester United's squad, flying from Manchester airport for Saturday's match at Southampton, had to wait for a plane in the sky blue colour of their local rivals and emblazoned with 'M-City' on the rear engine to move out of their way. (Daily Mail)
Former Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic, 37, rejected a move to Manchester City eight years ago when Pep Guardiola wanted to move him on from Barcelona. (Sun)
Chelsea are confident a proposed reform of the system will not cause them to rethink their loan strategy. (ESPN)
Former West Ham defender James Collins, 35, has agreed a five-week deal with Aston Villa. (Daily Mail)
Wolves defender Matt Doherty says the club's owners are seeking a Premier League title "within the next five or six years" as he predicts a top-10 finish in May. (Express and Star)
Newcastle players have been told they can revive their Christmas party tradition after last year's bash was scrapped due to poor form. (Daily Mirror)
Alexis Sanchez's scream after tearing his hamstring in training on Thursday left his Manchester United team-mates in shock and distress. (Sun)
Daniel Sturridge has been given until February to respond to a misconduct charge following nine alleged breaches of betting rules.