CHELSEA may be leading the Premier League, but that has not stopped them being linked with a host of deals in this transfer window.
As the month draws to a close, the Blues are thought to be in the running for a number of transfers, according to reports in today’s newspapers.
They are far from the only club to make the headlines as January enters its final few days, though, with Manchester United, Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool among the other clubs to feature.
Chelsea are set to make a £21m bid for West Ham United striker Enner Valencia. (The Sun)
Man United midfielder Anderson could leave Old Trafford this month, with Brazilian side Internacional in talks over a transfer. (Daily Telegraph)
Liverpool will make a bid to sign Burnley striker Danny Ings before the transfer deadline – and are willing to loan him back to the Lancashire club for the rest of the season. (BBC)
Aston Villa have made a late bid to hijack Newcastle United’s move for MK Dons midfielder Dele Alli. (Daily Mirror)
Chelsea are close to signing Fiorentina winger Juan Cuadrado, and will sell Andre Schurrle to Wolfsburg to finance the move. (Daily Mail)
Inter Milan manager Roberto Mancini has admitted his interest in signing Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure. (Sky Sports)
Despite interest from Liverpool, striker Paco Alcacer says he was happy to sign a new contract at Valencia. (talkSPORT)
Tottenham are hoping to land Everton midfielder Kevin Mirallas by offering Aaron Lennon in exchange. (Daily Mirror)
Man United and Chelsea have been alerted after Paul Pogba’s agent admitted the midfielder’s long-term future is not at Juventus. (Daily Star)
Spurs could offer captain Younes Kaboul to Stuttgart in exchange for 18-year-old forward Timo Werner. (Daily Mirror)
Stoke City will allow Robert Huth to join Leicester City on loan. (Stoke Sentinel)
West Bromwich Albion have been offered the chance to take former Man United striker Diego Forlan on loan from Japanese club Cerezo Osaka. (Express and Star)
Meanwhile, it is relatively quiet on the transfer front at Sunderland.