Chelsea’s 18-year-old American goalkeeper Gabriel Slonina, who has been on loan at Chicago Fire, will train in London for two weeks while they decide whether he will link up with the squad permanently in January or return to MLS for a second loan spell.
PSV Eindhoven winger Cody Gakpo is no longer interested in a move to Leeds despite agreeing personal terms over the summer. Manchester United, Arsenal and Real Madrid have also shown an interest in the 23-year-old Netherlands international.
Tottenham are in talks with Google over naming rights for their stadium.
Romeo Beckham, son of former England captain David, is set to make his debut in English football when Brentford’s B team take on Crewe in a behind-closed-doors friendly on Saturday.
Former Huddersfield boss Carlos Corberan is an early frontrunner to become West Bromwich Albion manager after the club sacked Steve Bruce.
Brentford are set to hand striker Ivan Toney, 26, a new contract to fight off interest from Manchester United, Leeds, Newcastle and West Ham.
Everton have opened preliminary talks with Nigeria midfielder Alex Iwobi, 26, over a new contract.
France midfielder N’Golo Kante, 31, wants to stay at Chelsea despite being linked with Paris St-Germain.
Meanwhile PSG manager Mauricio Pochettino is still in contact with Man Utd over a move in the summer. Current interim manager Ralf Rangnick, however, is keen on Ajax boss Erik ten Hag. (Le Parisien, via Sun)
Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger is now planning to stay at Stamford Bridge. The German, 28, is out of contract next season and had been linked with a move away. (Bild, via Teamtalk)
Aston Villa are chasing the signature of Brighton midfielder Yves Bissouma, 25. (Telegraph)
Leicester City and Filip Benkovic have agreed to cancel the 24-year-old Croatian defender’s contract. (Leicester Mercury)
Ousmane Dembele is set to leave Barcelona at the end of the season and Manchester United are keen on the 24-year-old France international. (Mirror)
Tottenham have rejected a bid for Dutch winger Steven Bergwijn, 24, from Ajax. (Talksport)
Newcastle are preparing a bid for 23-year-old RB Leipzig and Mali midfielder Amadou Haidara. (Mail)
Georginio Wijnaldum is reported to have become “isolated” at Paris Saint-Germain because of speculation surrounding his future.(Daily mirror)
Chelsea have revived their interest in Sevilla defender Jules Kounde and are also looking at fellow Frenchmen Presnel Kimpemba and Aurelien Tchouameni. (The sun)
Massimiliano Allegri was “one step” from becoming Real Madrid manager when Zinedine Zidane left his role last year.(The sun)
Samuel Umtiti could still leave Barcelona for Newcastle United this month despite signing a new contract earlier this week, which was designed mainly to allow the club to register Ferran Torres. (Daily express)
Chelsea are recalling midfielder Kenedy from his loan spell in Brazil with Flamengo because of their injury crisis.(The sun)
Tottenham want to make three key signings in the transfer window. Spurs are in talks with Wolves over Spanish midfielder Adama Traore, 25, and are searching for a right wing-back and attacker. (Telegraph)
Arsenal and West Ham are battling it out for the signature of Eintracht Frankfurt winger Filip Kostic. (The sun)
Manchester City are targeting young Brazil left-back Abner Vinicius who plays for Athletico Paranaense. (Daily telegraph)
Leeds are interested in Torino and Nigeria full-back Ola Aina, 25. (Calciomercato – in Italian)
Newcastle have made a new £28m offer for Sevilla and Brazil defender Diego Carlos. The Magpies previously had a £25m bid for the 28-year-old turned down. (Talksport)
Juventus are interested in a loan move for Barcelona and Netherlands forward Memphis Depay, 27. (Di Marzio)
Manchester City are ready to try and tempt Flamengo sensation Matheus Franca to come to the Premier League but the teenage midfielder has an £83m release clause.(Daily star)
West Ham goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski is set to sign a one-year contract extension with the club. The 36-year-old retired from international duty with Poland last year. (Sun)
Manchester United will prioritise a new contract for England striker Marcus Rashford. The 24-year-old’s current deal runs out in June 2023. (ESPN)
Southampton manager Ralph Hasenhuttl says it will be difficult to ensure key players stay at the club, despite the recent takeover. (Independent)
Barcelona are close to giving up on hopes that Ousmane Dembele will sign a new contract and expect to lose him to the Premier League in the summer.(Daily mirror)
Arsenal are considering a summer move for Leicester City midfielder Youri Tielemans, who will then be entering the final year of his contract.(Daily mirror)
Manchester United are close to bringing highly rated French midfielder Boubacar Kamara, 22, to Old Trafford from Marseille for what would be Ralf Rangnick’s first signing as interim manager. (FourFourTwo)
Newcastle United are keen to bolster their attacking options in January with Manchester United’s 26-year-old French striker Anthony Martial and Inter Milan’s Bosnian front man Edin Dzeko, 35, on their shortlist. (Sun)
Manchester United have joined the race to sign River Plate and Argentina forward Julian Alvarez, 21. (Ole – via Metro)
Real Madrid are in talks with Antonio Rudiger in a bid to sign the 28-year-old Germany defender when his contract with Chelsea expires in June. (Rudy Galetti)
Everton have agreed a £17m deal for Dynamo Kiev and Ukraine left-back Vitaliy Mykolenko, 22, paving the way for out-of-favour French defender Lucas Digne, 28, to leave the Toffees amid interest from Newcastle and Leicester. (The Mirror)
Everton could be offered Juventus and Brazil midfielder Arthur, 25, as part of any deal for the Italian club to sign Digne. (Sport Mediaset – via Football Transfer Tavern)
Arsenal are eyeing a move for two Juventus players – Arthur and Swedish winger Dejan Kulusevski, 21. (Marca)
Barcelona have been alerted by Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s exile at Arsenal and would be interested in signing him on loan next month.(Daily mail)
Arsenal are considering signing three Juventus stars in the upcoming January transfer window, according to reports.(Daily mail)
Maurizio Sarri wants to be reunited with Chelsea goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga at Lazio, according to reports.(Daily mail)
Newcastle and West Ham are monitoring the situation of Tottenham’s English midfielder Dele Alli, 25. (Eurosport)
Bayern Munich and France winger Kingsley Coman, 25, who is a transfer target for Liverpool and Manchester United, is negotiating a contract extension with the Bundesliga champions. (Bild)
Manchester United will fight to keep Edinson Cavani at Old Trafford next month amid interest from Barcelona. (The sun)
Barcelona have approved a £1.3billion renovation of the Nou Camp despite the club being in financial crisis.(The sun)
Premier League matches could again take place behind closed doors, according to reports.(The sun)
Tottenham’s Europa Conference League exit has seen English clubs slip behind their French and Dutch counterparts in UEFA’s rankings.(The sun)
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp was left puzzled at the lack of hand sanitiser available ahead of his post-match press conference at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.(The sun)
Newcastle have offered Lyon attacking midfielder Lucas Paqueta £181,457 per week to move to St James’ Park, which the 24-year-old Brazilian has turned down as the move would not be a ‘step up in quality’ from Lyon. (Foot Mercato – in French)
The Magpies are also interested in French striker Moussa Dembele, with Lyon open to selling the 25-year-old if a suitable offer is made for him.(Daily Mail)
Erling Braut Haaland’s agent Mino Raiola has denied claims that the 21-year-old Borussia Dortmund and Norway striker has a pre-agreement to make a move to Real Madrid in the summer. (NOS – via Fabrizio Romano on Twitter)
The transfer of Gremio full-back Vanderson to Brentford is on the verge of collapsing after Ligue 1 side AS Monaco stepped in and made a €12m offer for the 20-year-old Brazilian. (Globo Esporte – in Portuguese)
Barcelona have agreed personal terms with Ferran Torres but have not yet finalised a deal for the 21-year-old Spanish forward with Manchester City. (Fabrizio Romano)
West Ham have made an approach for Rubin Kazan and Georgia forward Khvicha Kvaratskhelia, 21. (Football Insider)
Aston Villa have made an offer for Liverpool and England defender Joe Gomez, 24. (CalcioMercato)
Juventus are eyeing a move for a striker in January with Arsenal’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, 32, Manchester United’s Edinson Cavani, 34, and Paris St-Germain’s Mauro Icardi, 28, all on their shortlist. (Tuttosport)
Jesse Lingard is expected to see out the remainder of the season at Manchester United before leaving the club on a free transfer in the summer.(Daily telegraph)
Managers and players have been left angry with their clubs and the Premier League for rejecting a ‘festive firebreak’ amid the upsurge in coronavirus cases which they believe will put safety at risk.(Daily telegraph)
Newcastle United are set to make a formal complaint to the Premier League over the standard of officiating in their last three games after a series of controversial decisions went against Eddie Howe’s side.(Daily telegraph)