With another day done in the January transfer window, Sports Mole runs its eye over the latest news and gossip.
Wednesday evening's headlines:
Diego Simeone prepared to break the bank for Thibaut Courtois
Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone says that he would break the bank to keep Chelsea's Thibaut Courtois at the club.
Arsenal enter Rodrigo race?
Benfica striker Rodrigo is reportedly wanted on a loan basis by Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger.
Manchester United make £35m Juan Mata bid?
Manchester United are understood to have made a £35m offer for Chelsea winger Juan Mata.
David Moyes plays down January transfers
Manchester United boss David Moyes warns fans not to expect too much from the club in the transfer market this month.
Manchester City release Abdisalam Ibrahim
Manchester City confirm that they have released Norwegian midfielder Abdisalam Ibrahim.
Iker Casillas not looking to depart Real Madrid
Real Madrid goalkeeper Iker Casillas insists that he does not want to leave the club.
AC Milan keen on Kasper Schmeichel?
A report says that Leicester City goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel is wanted by Italian side AC Milan.
Diego Simeone: "No-one is indispensible"
Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone insists that no player is bigger than the club when questioned on the future of Diego Costa.
Crystal Palace warn Fiorentina off Yannick Bolasie?
Crystal Palace's Yannick Bolasie will not join Fiorentina this month, according to a report.
Agent: 'Borussia Dortmund want Seydou Doumbia'
Borussia Dortmund want to sign CSKA Moscow striker Seydou Doumbia, according to his agent.
Report: Al-Ahli make Ever Banega bid
A report claims that United Arab Emirates Gulf League outfit Al-Ahli have bid £6m for Valencia midfielder Ever Banega.
Diego Forlan heading for Japan?
A report in Uruguay says that Diego Forlan is to join Cerezo Osaka of the J-League.
Lazio: 'We've not set Hernanes asking price'
Hernanes does not have a price tag of £16m, according to Lazio's president.
Real Valladolid sign Stefan Mitrovic
Real Valladolid sign Serbian defender Stefan Mitrovic on a season-long loan from Benfica.
Report: Borja Lopez to join Rayo Vallecano on loan
A report claims that Monaco centre-back Borja Lopez will join Rayo Vallecano on loan.
Alberto Botia unconcerned with transfer talk
On-loan Sevilla defender Alberto Botia, who is currently with Elche, refuses to discuss his plans for next season.
Mario Rondon wants Real Betis move
Nacional de Madeira forward Mario Rondon reveals his desire to join Real Betis.
Doncaster Rovers bring back Billy Sharp on loan from Southampton
Doncaster Rovers secure the loan signing of Billy Sharp from Southampton until the end of the season.
Queens Park Rangers 'consider' approach for Peterborough United's Lee Tomlin
Queens Park Rangers are the latest club to be linked with a move for Peterborough United forward Lee Tomlin.
Youngster Anthony Jeffrey departs Arsenal
Young frontman Anthony Jeffrey leaves Arsenal amid speculation that he is to link up with RKC Waalwijk.
Pascal Chimbonda extends Carlisle United stay
Pascal Chimbonda signs a contract extension with Carlisle United until the end of the season.
Swindon 'poised' to sign Michael Smith from Charlton Athletic
Charlton Athletic manager Chris Powell reveals that striker Michael Smith is on the verge of joining Swindon Town permanently.
Daniel Rose extends Barnsley contract
Barnsley youngster Daniel Rose signs a new contract with the club until the summer of 2016.
Crawley Town reject Joe Walsh bid
Crawley Town reject a bid in the region of £400,000 for defender Joe Walsh.
Gareth Ainsworth reveals Kortney Hause interest
Wycombe Wanderers boss Gareth Ainsworth says that Kortney Hause is attracting interest from the Premier League.