Real Madrid has apparently cleared space in their finances to secure a marquee signing and are eyeing Erling Haaland from Manchester City and Kylian Mbappe from Paris Saint-Germain as potential targets.
Brentford is resolute in retaining striker Ivan Toney upon his return in January, dealing a setback to Arsenal and Chelsea in their quest to enhance their scoring choices.
Newcastle and Wolves may enter into competition for the services of 21-year-old Senegalese defender Arouna Sangante, who impressed in Ligue 1 with Le Havre.
Wolves have joined Brighton and Eintracht Frankfurt in showing interest in Viktoria Plzen‘s £10m-rated striker Rafiu Durosinmi.
Arsenal will activate the option-to-buy clause in David Raya’s loan deal with Brentford, it has been claimed.
Granada are hoping to tie 22-year-old Spanish winger Bryan Zaragoza to a new contract with a 20m euros release clause, amid interest from Brentford and RB Leipzig.
Chelsea is monitoring the progress of Palmeiras’ Brazilian winger Estevao Willian, aged 16, who reportedly holds a release clause of £52 million.
Mikel Arteta will defend himself against an FA charge on Friday with a growing feeling that Arsenal are being singled out.
Manchester United will let Raphael Varane leave the club in January – but only on a permanent deal.