MANCHESTER United and Liverpool are among the clubs making the transfer headlines today.
With the window due to open tomorrow, the rumours have gone into overdrive – with plenty of stories in the papers.
It’s quiet on the Sunderland and Newcastle front, but the main stories today are:
Manchester United manager David Moyes is considering a £20m move for Luke Shaw in the January transfer window even though Southampton have indicated they will resist all offers for the 18-year-old left-back. Full story: Daily Telegraph
Everton defender Leighton Baines is still on Moyes’ radar and the Red Devils will make a £16m bid for the 29-year-old left-back when the transfer window opens. Full story: Daily Mirror
Barcelona winger Cristian Tello, 22, is on the verge of joining Liverpool on loan for the remainder of the season after opportunities became limited at the Nou Camp. Full story: Daily Star
Arsenal and Chelsea will face competition from Borussia Dortmund for the signature of Atletico Madrid striker Diego Costa, 25, who is available for £35m. Full story: Daily Express
Manchester United and Chelsea look set to lose out on 25-year-old Croatian international Ivan Rakitic now that Paris St Germain have entered the market for the Sevilla midfielder. Full story: Talksport
Manchester City and Chelsea have been told by Villarreal that centre-back Mateo Musacchio, 23, will not be allowed to leave the club for less than £45m. Full story: Sky Sports
West Ham are weighing up the possibility of selling midfielder Ravel Morrison, 20, back to Manchester United. Full story: Metro
Crystal Palace manager Tony Pulis plans to raid former club Stoke to sign striker Peter Crouch and winger Matthew Etherington - both 32 - when the transfer window opens. Full story: Daily Mail
Arsenal have not completely given up hope of signing Spain Under-21 striker Alvaro Morata next month, despite Real Madrid insisting that there will be no mid-season departures either on loan or permanently. Full story: Daily Telegraph