TRANSFER speculation ahead of the January window has increased in recent weeks, with just over two weeks to go until it opens.
Many of the Premier League’s biggest names have been linked with moves, with Manchester United, Liverpool and Arsenal among those to make the headlines.
But are any of these deals likely to happen? We don’t have long to find out.
Norwegian 15-year-old Martin Odegaard visited Arsenal’s training ground today, but is expected to join Bayern Munich. (Daily Mail)
Liverpool have agreed a £3m deal with Malaga for goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa. (Daily Star)
Arsenal and Liverpool target Martin Montoya is expected to play his last game for Barcelona tonight. (Daily Express)
Tottenham Hotspur have made an offer to loan Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Adrien Rabiot in January. (talkSPORT)
Spurs are ready to offer Mousa Dembele to Aston Villa in an attempt to land Fabian Delph ahead of Liverpool, Everton and Stoke City. (Daily Express)
Inter Milan have not ruled out a move for Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli next month. (Metro)
Arsenal are plotting a double swoop on Serie A in January for Roma striker Mattia Destro and Napoli midfielder Marik Hamsik, but will need to sell first. (Metro)
Man United want to sign unsettled Fiorentina winger Juan Cuadrado, who starred in the World Cup for Colombia. (Daily Star)
Chelsea striker Fernando Torres – who is on loan at AC Milan – is wanted by former club Atletico Madrid, if he is available for free. (Daily Mail)
Roma will not sell Man United and Chelsea target Kevin Strootman in January. (Daily Express)
Tottenham Hotspur are expected to loan out striker Emmanuel Adebayor next month. (Daily Mirror)
Liverpool are considering bidding for Norwich City goalkeeper John Ruddy as a replacement for Simon Mignolet. (Daily Star)
Alex Song wants to make his loan from Barcelona to West Ham United permanent. (Daily Mirror)
Meanwhile, it is relatively quiet on the transfer front at Newcastle United and Sunderland.