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:
Charlie Adam: 'Liverpool should sell Philippe Coutinho to rebuild defence'
Former Liverpool player Charlie Adam says that the club should offload Philippe Coutinho to rebuilt their defence. Read more.
Southampton turn attention to Barcelona forward Paco Alcacer?
Paco Alcacer could reportedly swap Barcelona for Southampton in January, as the Premier League outfit attempt to bolster their under-performing attacking ranks. Read more.
Jose Mourinho 'willing to pay £170m to sign Harry Kane'
A report claims that Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane is a summer transfer target for Manchester United, who are willing to offer a record amount to land their man. Read more.
Roy Hodgson 'targeting experienced Premier League players'
A report claims that Roy Hodgson will bring in players boasting Premier League experience during the winter transfer window, with Jack Wilshere among those targeted. Read more.
Lionel Messi 'to land £80m signing-on bonus'
Barcelona attacker Lionel Messi could reportedly land an £80m signing-on bonus with his new contract, which may be paid for using Camp Nou's naming rights. Read more.
Arsenal 'considering January move for Nikola Maksimovic'
Arsenal are reportedly considering a January move for Napoli centre-back Nikola Maksimovic, having scouted him during the recent international break. Read more.
Premier League trio interested in Inter Milan defender Yuto Nagamoto?
Newcastle United, West Bromwich Albion and Burnley all reportedly show an interest in signing Inter Milan defender Yuto Nagamoto. Read more.
Crystal Palace to reject Leicester City's interest in Andros Townsend?
Crystal Palace will reportedly reject any offers for winger Andros Townsend, who is said to be interesting Leicester City. Read more.
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger: 'Mesut Ozil, Alexis Sanchez could leave in January'
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger admits that both Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez could potentially leave the Emirates Stadium during the January transfer window. Read more.
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger hopeful over Mesut Ozil deal
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says that 'it is his understanding' that midfielder Mesut Ozil wants to remain at the Emirates Stadium. Read more.