IT has been a relatively quiet day in the transfer market, despite the fact the January window is now open.
There have been plenty of rumours flying about though, with a number of Premier League clubs linked with moves.
Manchester United, Newcastle United, Arsenal and Chelsea are among the clubs to have made the headlines, and speculation is sure to increase in the coming days and weeks.
Arsenal and Man United are both lining up bids for Newcastle forward Ayoze Perez. (Daily Star)
Manchester City striker John Guidetti’s loan at Celtic is set to be made permanent for £3m. (Goal)
Croatian striker Andrej Kramaric is set to join Leicester City ahead of reported interest from Chelsea. (Metro)
St Etienne’s Rayan Souici, dubbed the ‘new Paul Pogba’, is set to join Chelsea, leaving Arsenal and Liverpool disappointed. (Daily Express)
Liverpool are ready to hijack Xherdan Shaqiri’s loan move to Inter Milan from Bayern Munich. (Daily Star)
Ross Barkley is going nowhere this month, according to Everton manager Roberto Martinez. (ESPN)
Real Madrid have told Chelsea and Man United it will cost £20m to land defender Raphael Varane. (Daily Express)
Liverpool are set to bid £23m for West Bromwich Albion striker Saido Berahino, if they sell Fabio Borini. (The Sun)
Tottenham Hotspur would be prepared to sell goalkeeper Hugo Lloris for £25m. (The Sun)
Manchester City want to sign £25m-rated Schalke forward Julian Draxler. (Daily Star)
Barcelona midfielder Sergio Busquets is set to sign a new contract, disappointing the likes of Arsenal, Chelsea and Man United. (Daily Star)
Liverpool are set to pay Lille £3m to end Divock Origi’s loan early, which would see the striker arrive at Anfield this month. (Liverpool Echo)
Harry Redknapp believes it would take a “miracle” for Queens Park Rangers to sign a striker in this window. (talkSPORT)
Crystal Palace are ready to hijack QPR’s bid to bring in West Ham United forward Mauro Zarate on loan. (Daily Mirror)
Steven Gerrard has turned down an £18m offer to play in Qatar when he leaves Liverpool. (The Sun)
Former Sunderland goalkeeper Kieren Westwood has dismissed speculation linking him with a move to Liverpool from Sheffield Wednesday. (Sheffield Star)
Chelsea forward Islam Feruz will not be joining Cardiff City on loan. (Wales Online)
Meanwhile, it is relatively quiet on the transfer front at Sunderland.