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:
Manchester United 'prepared to meet Saul Niguez buy-out clause'
Manchester United are reportedly prepared to spend £134m on Atletico Madrid midfielder Saul Niguez. Read more.
Wolverhampton Wanderers 'monitoring Benfica midfielder Pizzi'
Wolverhampton Wanderers are reportedly keeping an eye on Benfica midfielder Pizzi with a view to a bid in January. Read more.
Lucas Hernandez 'turned down Manchester United move'
Atletico Madrid defender Lucas Hernandez rejected the chance to join Manchester United in the summer, according to a report. Read more.
Gary Neville: 'Manchester United fine if Paul Pogba leaves'
Former Manchester United captain Gary Neville insists that the Red Devils 'would be fine' if Paul Pogba left. Read more.
Arsenal boss Unai Emery confirms Nacho Monreal contract talks
Arsenal manager Unai Emery says that he is "happy" with Nacho Monreal's early-season displays and hopes to see the full-back sign a contract extension. Read more.
Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey 'lined up by AC Milan'
A report claims that AC Milan's pursuit of Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey could be boosted by the acquisition of chief executive Ivan Gazidis. Read more.
Report: In-demand forward Paulo Dybala to quit Juventus in January
Paulo Dybala reportedly has offers from teams in England and Spain to consider as he closes in on a mid-season exit from Juventus. Read more.
Jose Mourinho 'has lost patience with forward Anthony Martial'
A report claims that Jose Mourinho will focus all his attention on turning Marcus Rashford into one of the world's best after growing frustrated with Anthony Martial. Read more.
David Silva unlikely to renew Manchester City contract
Manchester City hero David Silva outlines his plans to join Las Palmas when his contract at the Etihad Stadium expires in two years' time. Read more.
John Terry offered coaching role at former club Chelsea?
A report suggests that John Terry has been offered the chance to return to Chelsea as a coach should he turn down the opportunity to prolong his playing career elsewhere. Read more.