Arsenal are in talks with Lyon over a move for £38m-rated midfielder Bruno Guimaraes, a key target for the club's technical director Edu. (Daily Star)
Tottenham want to sign 29-year-old Barcelona and Brazil playmaker Philippe Coutinho on a free transfer, but the Catalans are holding out for a £17m fee amid possible interest from Everton and Arsenal. (El Nacional)
Meanwhile, Tottenham are set to offer AC Milan and Ivory Coast midfielder Franck Kessie, 25, a lucrative deal to tempt him to sign a pre-contract agreement to join in the summer. (ESPN)
Manchester United are ready to pay the £16.8m release clause to sign River Plate's Argentina striker Julian Alvarez in January, having edged ahead of Bayern Munich, Barcelona, Real Madrid and Inter Milan in the race for the 21-year-old. (Sport)
Tottenham are lining up a shock move for Atletico Madrid and France forward Antoine Griezmann according to a report in Spain and could have him for around £40m. (Sun)
Newcastle are close to agreeing a deal for Atletico Madrid's England right-back Kieran Trippier, 31, with clauses around possible Premier League relegation among the final details to be ironed out. (The Athletic)
Lille's Dutch centre-back Sven Botman, 21, is Newcastle's top defensive target in the January transfer window. (Daily Mail)
Real Madrid are aiming to sign both Paris St-Germain and France forward Kylian Mbappe, 23, and Borussia Dortmund and Norway striker Erling Braut Haaland, 21, in the summer. (ESPN)
Tottenham could secure Juventus star Dejan Kulusevski in a swap deal involving midfielder Giovani Lo Celso. (Sun)
Chelsea will have to offer Germany central defender Antonio Rudiger, 28, a higher weekly wage than any other Blues player to convince the Tottenham target to extend a contract that expires at the end of the season. (Football Insider)
Rudiger wants a signing-on bonus of more than £16m to run down his Chelsea contract and sign for Real Madrid as a free agent in the summer. (ABC)
Tottenham remain interested in 25-year-old Wolves and Spain attacker Adama Traore. (Fabrizio Romano on YouTube)
Brentford have signed Jonas Lossl on loan from FC Midtjylland for the remainder of the season. (Sky Sports)
Manchester City are prepared to allow 19-year-old Dutch winger Jayden Braaf to leave the club in January, with a number of clubs interested in a cut-price deal as he nears the end of his contract. (Manchester Evening News)
Sunderland are close to a deal for 24-year-old Manchester City winger Patrick Roberts. The Englishman is currently on loan at French side Troyes.
Hotel rooms in Qatar for the 2022 World Cup finals are almost sold out, leading to significant concerns about the lack of accommodation for November's tournament.
Romelu Lukaku has no intention of trying to quit Chelsea, but faces an awkward meeting with head coach Thomas Tuchel who has rejected the striker's claims in the interview that shocked the European champions and could land the club record signing a fine. (Daily Telegraph)
Arsenal are to hold talks with England midfielder Ainsley Maitland-Niles, 24, over his future at the club. The player is also wanted by Everton and Roma.