Arsenal and Spurs target responds to speculation while Chelsea plan transfers


Leicester City are the talk of the football world after beating champions Chelsea to go top of the Premier League on Monday.

However, it now appears the vultures are starting to circle over some of their star players.

That is just one of the stories to have made today's headlines, with Chelsea, Everton and Tottenham Hotspur among the other clubs to feature.

Leicester forward Riyad Mahrez has insisted he will stay at the club until next summer, despite interest from Arsenal and Tottenham. (RMC)

Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich will not sanction a big spend in January. (Daily Star)

Eden Hazard will not leave Stamford Bridge next month due to a lack of options for a move away. (BBC Radio 5 Live)

Chelsea will make a new £40million bid for Everton defender John Stones in the upcoming transfer window. (Daily Express)

However, Everton manager Roberto Martinez insists Stones knows there is no chance he will be allowed to switch clubs in January. (Daily Mirror)

Tottenham winger Andros Townsend is wanted by Southampton. (The Sun)

Aston Villa captain Gabriel Agbonlahor will be allowed to leave for a suitable offer. (The Times)

Brighton and Hove Albion manager Chris Hughton is considering adding a winger to his squad next month. (The Argus)

Stoke City have opened talks with Marko Arnautovic and Erik Pieters over new deals. (Stoke Sentinel)

Meanwhile, the Gazette today revealed that Sunderland and Norwich City want to sign Utrecht striker Sebastien Haller.

It is relatively quiet on the transfer front today at Newcastle United, though.