MANCHESTER United’s 1-0 home loss to Southampton on Sunday led many to state the Red Devils are some way off launching a Premier League title bid.
The club has already spent a huge amount of money over recent transfer windows, but according to reports in some of today’s newspapers, they are ready to splash more cash in a bid to catch those at the top.
They are just one of the clubs to feature in today’s headlines, though, with Liverpool, Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur among the others to be prominent.
Man United could make a £25m bid for Southampton midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin. (Daily Express)
Liverpool are ready to sell midfielder Lucas to Napoli if they are able to sign Fabian Delph from Aston Villa. (Daily Mirror)
Mario Balotelli could be another player set to leave Anfield, with Juventus interested in signing him on a loan deal, with the option to turn it permanent for £14m in the summer. (The Times)
Arsenal are ready to increase their bid for 17-year-old Legia Warsaw midfielder Krystian Bielik, although Hamburg are also interested. (The Times)
Swansea City want to sign Newcastle United striker Papiss Demba Cisse as a replacement for Manchester City-bound Wilfried Bony. (Daily Telegraph)
Barcelona forward Lionel Messi admits he doesn’t know where he will be playing next season, which has alerted Man United. (The Guardian)
Man United are also considering a bid for Bayern Munich forward Thomas Muller, who is keen on a transfer. (Daily Star)
Arsenal have been sounded out over a move for Swansea striker Bafetimbi Gomis. (Daily Mail)
Ravel Morrison is set to swap West Ham United for Lazio. (Daily Mirror)
Tottenham striker Emmanuel Adebayor wants a move to Parma. (London Evening Standard)
Crystal Palace have completed the loan signing of Arsenal striker Yaya Sanogo.
Everton boss Roberto Martinez insists the likes of Seamus Coleman – who has been linked with Man United – will not be sold this month. (The Sun)
Real Madrid full-back Alvaro Arbeloa will turn down Arsenal and Chelsea to rejoin Liverpool. (Daily Express)
West Ham are close to signing Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Jean-Kevin Augustin. (talkSPORT)
Leeds United defender Scott Wootton could join Rotherham United on a permanent deal after his loan spell ended. (Sky Sports)
Aston Villa are set to sign Valencia midfielder Carles Gil, and also want Man City’s Scott Sinclair. (Birmingham Mail)
Meanwhile, it is relatively quiet on the transfer front at Sunderland.