Arsenal and Man City to battle for Spaniard while North London rivals want £10m teenager

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Arsenal and Manchester City will both be hoping to launch a Premier League title challenge this season, but the early weeks have suggested the Gunners may come up slightly short.

Because of that, they have been linked with future transfer deals, and a Spaniard has reportedly come onto their radar. However, City could rival them for his signature.

That is just one of the stories to have made today’s headlines, with Tottenham Hotspur, Liverpool and West Bromwich Albion among the other to feature.

Arsenal and Man City are set to try to sign Isco from Real Madrid in January. (Sport)

Tottenham and Arsenal want £10million-rated 18-year-old Breel Embolo from FC Basel. (talkSPORT)

West Brom have accused Tottenham of trying to sign striker Saido Berahino for “loose change”. (The Sun)

Lucas has admitted he expected to be sold by Liverpool during the summer. (Daily Telegraph)

Everton defender John Stones, who failed to push through a summer move to Chelsea, will demand a £38million release clause if he signs a new contract at Goodison Park. (Daily Mail)

Liverpool will not re-sign former captain Steven Gerrard on loan from LA Galaxy in January, according to MLS commissioner Don Garber. (Daily Telegraph)

Meanwhile, it is relatively quiet on the transfer front at Newcastle United and Sunderland.