Arsenal head coach Mikel Arteta is being urged to swoop for Bournemouth defender Nathan Ake if Chelsea don't sign the Dutch 24-year-old. (Daily Star )
Arsenal are in the race to sign right-back Yan Couto, 17, from Brazilian side Coritiba. (Globoesporte)
Barcelona will battle Arsenal for the transfer of RB Leipzig's France Under-21 defender Dayot Upamecano, 21. (Daily Express)
Tottenham have agreed a deal worth £28m for AC Milan and Poland forward Krzysztof Piatek, 24. (Sun)
Spurs are looking into the possibility of signing former Celtic striker Moussa Dembele, 23, from Lyon after learning that Harry Kane will be out until April with injury. (Goal)
Spurs are interested in Barcelona and Portugal full-back Nelson Semedo, 26. (Daily Mirror)
Real Madrid still want to sell Wales international forward Gareth Bale, 30, despite his agent saying a summer move is unlikely. (Daily Telegraph)
Chelsea have joined Tottenham in the running to sign France winger Thomas Lemar, 24, on loan from Atletico Madrid until the end of the season. (Daily Telegraph)
Manchester United have accepted Tottenham's Danish midfielder Christian Eriksen, 27, wants to go move abroad rather than Old Trafford. (London Evening Standard)
But the Old Trafford outfit could have more joy in securing a deal for Napoli and Senegal defender Kalidou Koulibaly, 28, in January. (Daily Star )
Celtic winger Lewis Morgan could be on the verge of a sensational switch to David Beckham's Inter Miami. (Sun)
West Ham boss David Moyes wants to sign Belgian midfielder Marouane Fellaini, 32, for a third time and bring him to the London club from Shandong Luneng. (Sky Sports)
Burnley goalkeeper Joe Hart has reportedly held talks with Minnesota United over a potential move to the MLS. (Daily Mirror)
FC Metz striker Habib Diallo is on Chelsea's radar, with the club willing to pay £17m to bring the Senegal 24-year-old to Stanford Bridge. (Daily Star )
Inter have offered £3.4m for Olivier Giroud but Chelsea are holding out for £8.5m. (Guardian)
Leicester are refusing to give up on signing Juventus' Turkish defender Merih Demiral, 21, despite having two bids rejected and facing competition from Manchester City. (Daily Mirror)
West Ham have agreed a deal in principle to sign Benfica's Portuguese midfielder Gedson Fernandes, 21, on an 18-month loan without an option to buy. (Daily Mail)
Newcastle have been told they must pay more than £22.5m if they are to sign RB Leipzig and England Under-21 forward Ademola Lookman, 22. (Northern Echo)
The Magpies have also bid for 22-year-old Nigerian Club Brugge striker Emmanuel Dennis. (Daily Star )
Wolves' Italian striker Patrick Cutrone, 22, is close to joining Fiorentina only five months after joining the Premier League club from AC Milan for £16.2m. (Guardian)
Manchester United have recalled defender Cameron Borthwick-Jackson, 22, from his loan spell at Tranmere Rovers to cover for injuries.
Former Arsenal boss Unai Emery has revealed that he was interviewed by Everton for three hours for the role now held by Carlo Ancelotti. (Daily Mail)
Mikel Arteta says he has convinced Granit Xhaka to change his mind about his future at Arsenal, with the midfielder now poised to stay at the club.
Chris Powell will continue in his role as one of Gareth Southgate's assistant coaches for Euro 2020 despite taking up a new role alongside Alan Pardew at ADO Den Haag.
Mesut Ozil is facing a permanent blacklisting in China to such an extent TV commentators are deliberately not mentioning his name during broadcasts of Arsenal matches. (Times)
Tottenham have confirmed Harry Kane will be sidelined until April with a ruptured tendon in his left hamstring. (Sky Sports)
Furious West Brom are considering suing rivals Aston Villa over their imminent £3m signing of Barcelona striker Louie Barry. (Daily Mirror)
Southend players and staff are threatening to strike ahead of Saturday's game against Tranmere in a protest about unpaid wages following an acrimonious meeting with manager Sol Campbell about the issue.