Chelsea have suffered an awful start to the Premier League season, and remain deep in the bottom half of the table.
That is just months after winning the title, and now one of the players who led them to that success is being linked with a move away.
That is just one of the stories to have made the headlines, with Liverpool, Manchester City and Manchester United among the other clubs to feature.
Chelsea striker Diego Costa could return to Spain, with former club Atletico Madrid ready to activate his £28million release clause. (Metro)
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has been given the go ahead to bid for Borussia Dortmund players by the Bundesliga club’s chief executive Hans-Joachim Watzke. (Liverpool Echo)
Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is wanted by Man United, and is already being tracked by Barcelona, Arsenal and Chelsea. (Daily Mirror)
Man City’s chances of signing Barcelona star Lionel Messi and appointing Pep Guardiola as manager have been boosted by a £265million sale of stake in the club. (Daily Mirror)
Barcelona are fighting to their financial limit to keep Messi and Neymar away from Premier League clubs. (Daily Mail)
Liverpool left-back Alberto Moreno would welcome interest from Real Madrid, according to his agent. (Radio 4G)
Meanwhile, it is relatively quiet on the transfer front at Newcastle United and Sunderland.