Sunderland, Newcastle, Liverpool, Chelsea, Arsenal made today’s transfer headlines

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The transfer window is still a couple of months away from re-opening but the stories of potential moves is still strong.

And Newcastle United and Sunderland have both been in the headlines today.

The Daily Telegraph today reported that Sunderland manager Sam Allardyce will not move for ex-West Ham and Newcastle midfielder Kevin Nolan, 33, as he would prefer to sign a striker.

And they also claimed Jermain Defoe could be sold by Sunderland in January to free up funds with Bournemouth considering a move for their former striker.

On the Newcastle front, the Gazette revealed that Spurs are set for a January raid for in-form Ayoze Perez.

Elsewhere, Liverpool, Arsenal and Chelsea were making the most headlines.

Here’s a pick of the stories which made the news today.

Chelsea’s Belgium winger Eden Hazard, 24, has been linked with a move to Real Madrid - and he could be in trouble with Blues boss Jose Mourinho after appearing to ‘like’ a post on Instagram suggesting he could move to the Spanish club. (Sun - subscription required)

Juventus chief executive Giuseppe Marotta claims the Serie A club turned down an offer from Liverpool for Italy midfielder Claudio Marchisio, 29, and also rejected several formal bids for France midfielder Paul Pogba, 22. (Premium Sport via Guardian)

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp is keen on a summer swoop for Borussia Dortmund star Marco Reus (Fichajes)

The agent of Arsenal target Lorenzo Insigne says the 24-year-old Italy striker wants to stay at Napoli “for life”. (Radio Crc, via Express)

Former AC Milan, Chelsea and Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti, 56, says he was not approached by Liverpool before the club appointed Jurgen Klopp as their new manager. (Goal)

Klopp believes he has the “complete footballer” at his disposal - 29-year-old England midfielder James Milner. (Star)

Tottenham’s Belgium midfielder Mousa Dembele, 28, wants talks with Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino over his role in the team as he competes with Eric Dier, 21, and Dele Alli, 19, for a place. (Mail)

Stephane Sessegnon has been told he still has a future at West Brom by Tony Pulis (Birmingham Mail)