TRANSFER speculation is sure to steadily increase over the next two weeks as the January window hots up.
Most Premier League clubs are still weighing up their options ahead of what could be a hectic end to the month.
Some deals are already being talked about, with rumours filling the gossip pages, and Arsenal, Liverpool and Manchester United were among the clubs to feature heavily today.
Legia Warsaw midfielder Krystian Bielik is set to have a medical at Arsenal after a £2m fee was agreed. (Daily Express)
Liverpool chief executive Ian Ayre says it is a possibility Steven Gerrard could return to the club on loan next January. (Metro)
Arsenal are ready to open talks with Borussia Dortmund over a £63m double deal for defender Mats Hummels and midfielder Ilkay Gundogan. (Daily Star)
Liverpool are set to recall youngster Jordon Ibe from his loan spell at Derby County. (Daily Mail)
Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini has opened the door to a staggering £480m move for Barcelona star Lionel Messi. (The Sun)
Man United have opened talks with Paris Saint-Germain over a £30m deal for defender Marquinhos. (Le10sport)
Nigerian club Warri Wolves have confirmed West Ham United have made a bid for defender Azubuike Egwuekwe. (talkSPORT)
Man United have had a £45m bid for Bayern Munich forward Thomas Muller turned down. (Daily Star)
Tottenham Hotspur are listening to offers for club captain Younes Kaboul. (Daily Mail)
Crystal Palace are close to meeting Swansea City’s £8m valuation of striker Bafetimbi Gomis. (The Times)
West Bromwich Albion could bid for Man United midfielder Darren Fletcher. (Express and Star)
Swansea are set to use some of the funds they gained from selling Wilfried Bony to Man City on a £5m bid for Stuttgart midfielder Alexandru Maxim. (Daily Telegraph)
Charlie Austin has put clubs on alert by stalling on a new contract offer from Queens Park Rangers. (Daily Mail)
Italian side Palermo say they have rejected interest from Man United in striker Paulo Dybala, who they value at over £30m. (The Guardian)
Adnan Januzaj could depart Man United on loan, with PSG, Juventus and Porto interested. (The Sun)
Tottenham are ready to battle North London rivals Arsenal for the signing of West Ham United defender Winston Reid, who is out of contract in the summer. (Daily Telegraph)
Chelsea are ready to sell Andre Schurrle and Mohamed Salah, and could bring in Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane with some of the proceeds. (Daily Star)
Club Brugge goalkeeper Mathew Ryan has been identified by Liverpool as a possible rival for Simon Mignolet. (Daily Express)
Everton’s Kevin Mirallas says he will make a decision on his future at the end of the season. (Liverpool Echo)
Meanwhile, Jermain Defoe is set to join Sunderland, while it is quiet on the transfer front at Newcastle United.