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:
Josep Maria Bartomeu: 'Ivan Rakitic contract talks on hold'
Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu says that Ivan Rakitic will not be signing a new contract this season. Read more.
Premier League trio 'eye non-league teenager Adam Lovatt'
Premier League trio Crystal Palace, Brighton & Hove Albion and Watford all reportedly monitor non-league midfielder Adam Lovatt. Read more.
Manchester United, Paris Saint-Germain 'to battle for Lucas Paqueta'
Manchester United will reportedly battle Paris Saint-Germain for the signature of Flamengo midfielder Lucas Paqueta. Read more.