Sports Mole rounds up the latest confirmed transfer news and speculation from across the footballing world.
The January transfer window is almost here and clubs around the UK and Europe are lining up moves as they look to take advantage of the opportunity to strengthen.
Christmas morning’s headlines:
Atalanta BC midfielder Marten de Roon emerges as a transfer target for Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City, according to a report. Read more.
Mauricio Pochettino could reportedly target a loan deal for Tottenham Hotspur attacker Dele Alli once he has become Paris Saint-Germain boss. Read more.
Real Madrid’s chances of signing Paris Saint-Germain attacker Kylian Mbappe reportedly take a huge hit. Read more.
Arsenal attacker Mesut Ozil holds secret talks with Fenerbahce in London, according to a report. Read more.
Atletico Madrid prepare to launch a January bid for Arsenal’s Ainsley Maitland-Niles, according to a report. Read more.
Barcelona reportedly deny any interest in signing Arsenal defender Shkodran Mustafi, despite his agent confirming talks between the two parties. Read more.
Liverpool are reportedly considering a January move for out-of-favour Real Madrid centre-back Eder Militao as they look to bolster their defensive options. Read more.
Manchester United are reportedly planning to trigger a one-year extension in Jesse Lingard’s contract to avoid losing him on a free transfer. Read more.
Manchester United’s hopes of signing Erling Braut Haaland from Borussia Dortmund could reportedly be scuppered by the club’s poor relationship with agent Mino Raiola. Read more.
Manchester City and Bayern Munich reportedly both hold an interest in Barcelona starlet Riqui Puig, who is out of contract in Catalonia next summer. Read more.
Manchester United attacker Mason Greenwood is reportedly in line for a new deal at Old Trafford after regaining the trust of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. Read more.
Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil laughs off suggestions of a move to Tottenham Hotspur as speculation gathers over his next career move. Read more.
Loris Karius is reportedly set for a January return to Liverpool after struggling for game time during his loan spell at Union Berlin. Read more.
Shkodran Mustafi’s agent reveals that talks have been held with Barcelona over a possible deal for the out-of-favour Arsenal man in 2021. Read more.
Arsenal-linked Isco is reportedly keen to join a Champions League-competing club, and the Gunners are instead eyeing a move for his Real Madrid teammate Vinicius Junior. Read more.
Manchester United reportedly turn their attention to Everton’s Dominic Calvert-Lewin after hitting a roadblock in their pursuit of Erling Braut Haaland. Read more.
Chelsea reportedly join Manchester City in the race for Borussia Dortmund attacker Erling Braut Haaland, with the Blues already making contact with the player’s camp. Read more.