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:
Manchester City are reportedly ready to hand winger Raheem Sterling a contract extension at the Etihad Stadium. Read more.
Netherlands international Matthijs de Ligt regrets leaving Ajax for Juventus, according to Barcelona academy director Patrick Kluivert. Read more.
Juventus are reportedly keen to include two players in any deal to sign Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba. Read more.
West Bromwich Albion may reportedly be open to parting ways with defender Nathan Ferguson during the January transfer window. Read more.
Real Madrid may reportedly opt to recall Jesus Vallejo from his loan spell at Wolverhampton Wanderers in January. Read more.
A representative of Inter Milan defender Milan Skriniar suggests that Real Madrid are well placed to sign the Slovakia international. Read more.
Kylian Mbappe's mother and representative allegedly tells Real Madrid that the forward will not sign a new contract at Paris Saint-Germain. Read more.
Manchester United are reportedly preparing to offer defender Eric Bailly a new contract in the coming weeks. Read more.
Championship outfit Swansea City and Stoke City are allegedly considering a January bid for Celtic midfielder Jonny Hayes. Read more.
Patrick Cutrone has no intention of leaving Wolverhampton Wanderers in January, according to the Italian's representative. Read more.
Taylor made his 50th Premier League appearance earlier this season and has now committed his future until 2023. Read more.
The Blues were initially sanctioned by world governing body FIFA in February of this year. Read more.
Former Arsenal captain Per Mertesacker "would love" to see Mikel Arteta become the club's next manager amid speculation over the future of incumbent boss Unai Emery. Read more.
Qatar Sports Investments (QSI), the Qatari investment company that owns Paris Saint-Germain, are reportedly closing in on completing a takeover of Leeds United. Read more.
Arsenal reportedly view Red Bull Salzburg midfielder Dominik Szoboszlai as a potential replacement for Granit Xhaka in the January transfer window. Read more.
Juventus reportedly plan to use Mario Mandzukic as an incentive for Manchester United to commence talks over a potential deal for Paul Pogba in the summer. Read more.
Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba reportedly prefers the idea of moving to Juventus next summer as opposed to joining Real Madrid. Read more.