WITH the January transfer window now just a few weeks away from opening, Premier League clubs are getting ready to enter the market again.
Speculation about future deals is increasing, and today saw a number of players liked with moves.
Most of the Premier League’s clubs are now regularly featured in the gossip pages.
Today, among those linked with transfers were the likes of Manchester United, Arsenal, Chelsea and Liverpool.
Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino said he never thought about letting Harry Kane leave on loan in the summer – despite Neil Warnock’s claims Crystal Palace wanted a temporary deal. (London Evening Standard)
Daniel Alves could join Man United in January. (Daily Express)
Genoa left-back Luca Antonelli says it is his dream to play for Liverpool. (Daily Express)
Arsenal are planning a £15m bid for Southampton midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin in January as they attempt to beat Liverpool, Tottenham and Man United to his signing. (Daily Express)
West Ham United manager Sam Allardyce has revealed he decided to sign Andy Carroll instead of Wilfried Bony two summers ago. Bony has gone on to be a huge success with Swansea City. (Daily Mail)
Manuel Pellegrini says Manchester City will not go on a big spending spree in January. (ESPN)
Lyon midfielder Nabil Fekir is being eyed by Arsenal. (Metro)
Arsene Wenger says midfielder Abou Diaby will be offered a new contract at Arsenal if he returns to fitness. (Daily Mail)
Roma will bid for Tottenham defender Vlad Chiriches in January. (Metro)
Alan Pardew fears midfielder Moussa Sissoko could be the next big name to leave Newcastle United, with Arsenal reported to be interested. (Daily Mail)
Man United’s spending over a two-year period could pass the £350m mark, with their latest targets being Roma’s Kevin Strootman and Borussia Dortmund’s Mats Hummels. (The Times)
Southampton right-back Nathaniel Clyne is a target of Man United. (The Sun)
Real Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain remain interested in Chelsea forward Eden Hazard, but the Premier League leaders are set to offer the Belgian an improved deal. (Daily Express)
Arsenal are ready to bid £8m for Ipswich Town defender Tyrone Mings in January. (Daily Telegraph)
Tottenham’s Erik Lamela and Arsenal’s Joel Campbell are both targets of Inter Milan. (talkSPORT)
Jermain Defoe is an option for Leicester City in January, with the Foxes targeting a striker and defender. (Leicester Mercury)
Arsenal, Liverpool and Tottenham target Jackson Martinez will not be leaving Porto, according to the striker’s agent. (Daily Star)
Cruzeiro midfielder Luca Silva is set to turn down Man United and Arsenal to join Real Madrid. (Daily Star)
Meanwhile, the Gazette today revealed Sunderland will not return with a bid for Liverpool forward Fabio Borini in January.