The transfer window is now open again, with rumours and speculation continuing to swirl as Manchester City eye possible January reinforcements.
The champions have suffered injury problems in defence during the first half of the campaign and could look to strengthen in that area after seeing their hopes of a third straight Premier League crown fade during the first half of the season.
Here, Sports Mole rounds up the latest news on possible comings and goings at the Etihad.
Friday morning's headlines:
Manchester City lining up £38m bid for Juventus defender Merih Demiral?
Manchester City are reportedly ready to rival Manchester United, Arsenal and Leicester City for Juventus defender Merih Demiral by tabling a £38m bid for the 21-year-old. Read more.
Bayern Munich rule out January transfer for Manchester City forward Leroy Sane?
Bayern Munich sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic reportedly rules out the prospect of a January bid for Manchester City forward Leroy Sane. Read more.
Manchester City eye Leroy Sane, David Silva replacements in January rebuild?
Manchester City will reportedly target replacements for Leroy Sane and David Silva as part of a 2020 rebuild, although their priority remains a new central defender. Read more.