TODAY was a relatively quiet day in the transfer market, although several Premier League managers were questioned about their January plans.
Most kept their cards close to their chest, but that did not stop the speculation.
The likes of Liverpool, Manchester United, Chelsea and Arsenal made the transfer headlines, and the talk is only likely to increase in the build-up to January 1.
Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini says James Milner and Joe Hart are set to sign new deals with the club. (Daily Mail)
Liverpool have bid £3.2m for Uruguayan striker Jaime Baez, who has been likened to Luis Suarez. (Metro)
Goalkeeper David de Gea could be set to sign a new five-year deal worth £36.5m at Man United. (The Sun)
Borussia Dortmund are preparing to sell Marco Reus, leaving Arsenal, Liverpool and Man United free to compete for his signature. (Daily Star)
Newcastle United, Everton and Napoli are chasing Legia Warsaw midfielder Ondrej Duda. (The Sun)
West Bromwich Albion head coach Alan Irvine says striker Saido Berahino is not for sale. (ESPN)
Aston Villa are plotting a January move for Man United midfielder Darren Fletcher. (Daily Star)
Jose Mourinho says Chelsea have no plans to bring in any new players next month. (BBC)
Winston Reid will not be sold by West Ham United for less than £20m, according to manager Sam Allardyce, amid reports linking the defender with Arsenal and Liverpool. (The Sun)
Neil Warnock is targeting “two or three” January signings for Crystal Palace. (ESPN)
Arsene Wenger says Arsenal are unlikely to make any major signings in January. (The Guardian)
Chelsea winger Mohamed Salah could join Inter Milan next month. (talkSPORT)
Arsenal are also ready to battle Chelsea and Man City for £40m-rated Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba. (Daily Express)
Real Madrid are readying a bid for Liverpool winger Raheem Sterling. (Daily Star)
Nemanja Vidic’s agent has dismissed rumours linking the defender with a return to Man United. (Calcio Mercato)
Man City have held talks with Estudiantes over an £8m deal for defender Joaquin Correa, who has also attracted the interest of Chelsea and Paris Saint-Germain. (Daily Mail)
Juventus have offered Arsenal target Stephan Lichtsteiner a new contract. (Daily Express)
Martin Montoya – who is wanted by Liverpool – would like to leave Barcelona in January, according to the full-back’s agent. (The Independent)
Fernando Torres is set to be offered to Premier League clubs for free in January, with AC Milan wanting to cut his two-year loan from Chelsea short. (Daily Mirror)
Palermo are trying to tie striker Paulo Dybala down to a new contract to see off interest from Arsenal and Liverpool. (Daily Mirror)
Queens Park Rangers are interested in signing Irish teenager Ryan Manning from Galway. (Daily Mail)
Meanwhile, it is relatively quiet on the transfer front at Sunderland.