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:
Arsenal 'eyeing move for Anthony Martial, Luke Shaw'
Arsenal are reportedly interested in signing out-of-favour Manchester United duo Anthony Martial and Luke Shaw during the January transfer window. Read more.
Manchester City 'make contact with Antoine Griezmann'
Manchester City reportedly make initial inquiries as to whether Atletico Madrid striker Antoine Griezmann would be open to a move to the Etihad Stadium. Read more.
Adrien Silva emergency Leicester City request rejected
The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) rejects Portugal midfielder Adrien Silva's emergency request to join Leicester City on a provisional basis. Read more.
Tomer Hemed signs contract extension at Brighton & Hove Albion
Brighton & Hove Albion striker Tomer Hemed signs a contract extension that will keep him at the club until the summer of 2019. Read more.
Mauricio Pellegrino acknowledges Virgil van Dijk interest
Southampton manager Mauricio Pellegrino insists that Virgil van Dijk is fully focused on his current team ahead of their trip to face Liverpool at Anfield. Read more.
Torino president interested in £89m Andrea Belotti
Torino president Urbano Cairo confirms that Real Madrid are interested in signing £89m-rated striker Andrea Belotti, who has also been linked with Chelsea. Read more.
Liverpool 'join race for Senegal captain Kara Mbodji'
Liverpool are reportedly considering a move for £10m-rated Senegal captain Kara Mbodji as a possible alternative to Virgil van Dijk. Read more.
Atletico Madrid president: 'Antoine Griezmann wants to stay'
Atletico Madrid president Enrique Cerezo insists that Antoine Griezmann "wants to stay" at the club amid speculation linking him with Barcelona and Manchester United. Read more.
Javier Hernandez denies asking to leave West Ham United
West Ham United striker Javier Hernandez describes speculation that he has asked to leave the club as "completely false". Read more.
Manchester City owner Sheikh Mansour 'made vow to sign Lionel Messi'
Former Manchester City striker Robinho claims that the club's owner Sheikh Mansour made a promise to sign Lionel Messi when taking over at the Etihad Stadium. Read more.
Wolves open talks with Liverpool target Morgan Gibbs-White?
Wolverhampton Wanderers are reportedly looking to extend the contract of teenager Morgan Gibbs-White, who has recently attracted interest from the Premier League. Read more.
Manchester United 'given Alex Grimaldo green light'
Manchester United are seemingly given the go-ahead to bid for Benfica left-back Alex Grimaldo. Read more.
Neymar has £198m Paris Saint-Germain release clause?
Paris Saint-Germain striker Neymar reportedly has a release clause of £198m in his contract with the French side. Read more.