Sports Mole rounds up the latest confirmed transfer news and speculation from across the footballing world.
Wednesday morning's headlines:
Jordan Lyden signs Aston Villa contract extension until 2019
Aston Villa confirm that Australian midfielder Jordan Lyden has pledged his future to the club by signing a two-year contract extension at Villa Park. Read more.
Report: Arsenal interested in teenage Toulouse goalkeeper Alban Lafont
Arsenal are interested in bringing 17-year-old Toulouse goalkeeper Alban Lafont to the Emirates Stadium, according to reports. Read more.
Report: Manchester United preparing £42m bid for Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is reportedly looking to bid £42m for the signature of Real Madrid and Spain defender Sergio Ramos. Read more.
Report: Tony Pulis to make call on Mohamed Sissoko, Marouane Chamakh
A report claims that West Bromwich Albion boss Tony Pulis will decide this week whether to hand contracts to trialists Mohamed Sissoko and Marouane Chamakh. Read more.
Report: Manchester United scout William Carvalho once again
A report claims that Manchester United once again scouted Sporting Lisbon midfielder William Carvalho at the weekend. Read more.
Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois eyes Spain return
Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois concedes that he 'misses Spain' and wants to return to La Liga at some point in the future. Read more.
Report: Phil Jones heading for Manchester United exit
A report claims that Manchester United will allow Phil Jones to leave in the January transfer window, which has attracted the attention of Arsenal and Liverpool. Read more.