Liverpool have been given a reality check over recent games, with results dropping off in the Premier League.
It now appears manager Jurgen Klopp is ready to enter the transfer market in a bid to turn things around, and one report today suggests the Reds have agreed one deal.
That is just one of the stories to have made the headlines, with Arsenal, Newcastle United and Manchester United among the other clubs to feature.
Marko Grujic, 19, is set to make a £5million move to Liverpool from Red Star Belgrade after agreeing a five-year contract. (Liverpool Echo)
Arsenal and Liverpool are set to face competition for the signing of 18-year-old Charlton Athletic forward Ademola Lookman from Southampton. (Newshopper)
Man United are willing to pay £51million to land Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski. (Mundo Deportivo)
Monaco are to rival Newcastle for the signing of Paris Saint-Germain goalkeeper Salvatore Sirigu. (Daily Express)
Liverpool and Everton are scouting Marseille goalkeeper Steve Mandanda, who is considering a move to the Premier League. (Canal+)
Manchester City are interested in 19-year-old Partizan Belgrade winger Andrija Zivkovic. (Daily Mail)
The agent of in-form Leicester City star Riyad Mahrez says he is likely to stay with the Premier League leaders in January, despite interest from Man United. (Sky Sports)
West Bromwich Albion striker Saido Berahino will again be targeted by Tottenham Hotspur next month. (Daily Telegraph)
Queens Park Rangers could sell Charlie Austin in January, director of football Les Ferdinand has admitted. (London Evening Standard)
Valencia striker Alvaro Negredo could be a target for Tottenham next month. (Daily Mail)
Meanwhile, it is relatively quiet on the transfer front at Sunderland.