With all eyes fixed on the January transfer market, clubs around the UK and Europe are already lining up potential mid-season moves.
Friday morning's headlines:
Jose Mourinho open to re-signing Memphis Depay from Lyon
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho opens up on the buyback clause in Memphis Depay's Lyon contract, hinting that the Red Devils will consider re-signing the Dutchman. Read more.
Aston Villa still keen on former West Ham United defender James Collins?
Aston Villa are reportedly still interested in signing free agent James Collins. Read more.
Aston Villa, Watford 'eyeing Gary Cahill swoop'
Chelsea captain Gary Cahill is reportedly on the radar of Aston Villa and Watford, who are keen to sign the veteran defender on a free transfer next summer. Read more.
Manchester United 'lining up move for Nicolas Pepe'
Manchester United reportedly send scouts to watch 23-year-old Lille winger Nicolas Pepe, who has also been linked with the likes of Arsenal, Sevilla and Southampton. Read more.
Mauricio Pochettino confirms Tottenham Hotspur interest in Keita Balde
Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino confirms that on-loan Inter Milan forward "has always been a player of interest" for the club. Read more.
Manchester United, Arsenal 'tracking Arne Maier'
Premier League giants Manchester United and Arsenal are reportedly monitoring the progress of 19-year-old Hertha Berlin midfielder Arne Maier. Read more.