With all eyes fixed on the January transfer market, clubs around the UK and Europe are already lining up potential mid-season moves.
Wednesday morning's headlines:
David Brooks signs long-term Sheffield United deal
In-demand midfielder David Brooks signs a new long-term deal with Sheffield United, keeping him at Bramall Lane until the summer of 2021. Read more.
Schalke 04 keen to fend off growing Leon Goretzka interest
Germany international Leon Goretzka, linked with each of Liverpool, Manchester United and Arsenal in recent months, is to be offered a new deal by Schalke 04. Read more.
Kevin De Bruyne wants £500,000 a week?
The agent of Manchester City playmaker Kevin De Bruyne suggests that he will be seeking around £500,000 a week for his client under any new deal with the club. Read more.
Wolverhampton Wanderers to pay £14m for Diogo Jota?
Wolverhampton Wanderers will reportedly attempt to sign Diogo Jota from Atletico Madrid on a permanent deal in January. Read more.
Manchester City to fight Barcelona for Borussia Dortmund's Julian Weigl?
Manchester City will reportedly take on Barcelona for the signing of Borussia Dortmund midfielder Julian Weigl next summer. Read more.
Barcelona to move for Chelsea star Marcos Alonso as Jordi Alba replacement?
Barcelona are reportedly pondering a move for Chelsea wing-back Marcos Alonso at the end of the season. Read more.
Arsenal 'ready to sell Mesut Ozil after giving up on new deal'
Arsenal are reportedly looking for a buyer for Mesut Ozil ahead of the January transfer window. Read more.
Chelsea to hunt for Michy Batshuayi replacement in January?
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte is reportedly considering striker options to replace Michy Batshuayi in January. Read more.
Tottenham Hotspur 'will not accept anything less than £200m for Harry Kane'
Tottenham Hotspur reportedly slap a £200m price tag on Harry Kane amid rumours that Real Madrid are keen to sign the striker. Read more.