Newcastle United's Premier League rivals target Middlesbrough defender as Leeds United eye contract extension

The transfer window may be shut until January – but there’s still plenty of gossip flying around the internet.

All of the latest gossip from around the web
All of the latest gossip from around the web

Ahead of the transfer window re-opening this winter, clubs are already being linked with a number of potential new signings, as managers look to strengthen in order to achieve their campaign goals.

As always, we’re sharing the latest rumours from around the Premier League – so scroll to see the latest news and gossip from around the web:

Chelsea, Inter Milan and Atletico Madrid are keen on signing Borussia Monchengladbach and Germany centre-back Matthias Ginter. (Kicker)

Former Chelsea and Juventus boss Maurizio Sarri is the leading candidate to replace Beppe Iachini if he is sacked by Italian club Fiorentina. (Calciomercato)

Premier League bosses are under increasing pressure to abandon the pay-per-view football model during the upcoming lockdown. (Sun)

Brazilian striker Gabriel Jesus has shared a picture of himself training with the Manchester City squad as he nears a return to first-team action. (Various)

Wolves are planning a move for Middlesbrough's English right-back Djed Spence in the January transfer window. (Teamtalk)

Leeds United are planning to release seldom-seen defender Conor Shaughnessy from his contract. (Teamtalk)

Kevin Phillips heaped praise on Ezgjan Alioski as Leeds United plan to offer the utility man a new contract at Elland Road. “When he comes off the bench he can change the game and if you start with him he might be able to produce a bit of magic. Either way he does not moan and every squad needs a player like that. (Football Insider)

Rio Ferdinand has backed John Lundstram over his contract stand-off with Sheffield United. "He’ll be thinking this is one of his last opportunities to get a really big contract, he’s at a position where he’s got the opportunity to have a free transfer and he’s going to look after himself rather than thinking about the team and the club. It’s about him, it’s his opportunity to earn a much bigger wage. (Various)

West Ham are still keen to sign James Tarkowski and could make a January move for the Burnley centre-back. (Daily Star)