With all eyes fixed on the January transfer market, clubs around the UK and Europe are already lining up potential mid-season moves.
Monday morning's headlines:
Philippe Coutinho "very happy" at Liverpool amid Barcelona rumours
Barcelona-linked midfielder Philippe Coutinho says that he is "very happy" with life at Liverpool, as he gets to play in "one of the biggest leagues in the world". Read more.
Report: Steven Gerrard's cousin being tracked by Arsenal
Steven Gerrard's younger cousin Bobby Duncan is wanted by Arsenal after impressing for Manchester City and England at age-grade level, according to a report. Read more.
Aleksandar Mitrovic 'attracting interest from Chinese, Championship clubs'
A number of clubs are monitoring Aleksandar Mitrovic as he has reportedly been told that he can leave Newcastle United when a replacement striker is signed in January. Read more.
Raheem Sterling to be rewarded with new Manchester City contract?
England international Raheem Sterling is one of three players Manchester City want to tie down to new long-term deals, according to a report. Read more.
Kepa Arrizabalaga "calm" over links to Real Madrid, Juventus
Athletic Bilbao goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga says that he is taking no notice of speculation linking him with Real Madrid and Juventus after making his debut for Spain. Read more.
Agent: 'Plenty of clubs want to sign Patrice Evra'
Patrice Evra's agent hints that the full-back could make a swift return to action as "several clubs" have made contact over a free transfer. Read more.
Report: Barcelona to offer Samuel Umtiti bumper new contract
Barcelona are preparing to offer Samuel Umtiti a new contract that will bump up his salary and release clause, according to reports. Read more.
Report: Atletico Madrid line up Dries Mertens to replace Antoine Griezmann
Atletico Madrid are reportedly looking at Dries Mertens as a potential replacement for Antoine Griezmann should the French striker leave the club next summer. Read more.
Report: Cenk Tosun out of Newcastle United's price range
A report claims that Besiktas want £17m from Newcastle United for striker Cenk Tosun, which would make him the club's record signing. Read more.
Report: Liverpool to nab Wolverhampton Wanderers youngster Morgan Gibbs-White
Teenage Wolverhampton Wanderers midfielder Morgan Gibbs-White is reportedly on the radar of a trio of Premier League clubs, with Liverpool currently leading the way. Read more.
Jose Mourinho 'to make Marco Asensio marquee signing'
A report claims that Manchester United could pay up to £177m to sign Marco Asensio, who they will persuade to leave Real Madrid with a big-money contract. Read more.
Chelsea to pay £100m to sign Inter Milan striker Mauro Icardi?
Chelsea are reportedly prepared to pay close to £100m to sign Mauro Icardi from Inter Milan, but the striker would prefer a move to European champions Real Madrid. Read more.
Report: Liverpool midfielder Emre Can favours Manchester City move
A report claims that Emre Can intends to leave Liverpool as a free agent next summer, with Premier League rivals Manchester City his preferred destination. Read more.
Fernando Torres open to Premier League return with Southampton, Newcastle?
Former Liverpool striker Fernando Torres is believed to be open to securing a return to the Premier League after his deal with Atletico Madrid expires. Read more.