With all eyes fixed on the January transfer market, clubs around the UK and Europe are already lining up potential mid-season moves.
Tuesday morning's headlines:
Ex-Arsenal defender Laurent Koscielny jumps to the defence of his former teammate and Gunners outcast Mesut Ozil, claiming that the playmaker is a "phenomenon". Read more.
Paris Saint-Germain striker Mauro Icardi is reportedly a January transfer target for AC Milan, bitter rivals of his former club Inter Milan, whom he spent six years with. Read more.
Barcelona are reportedly keen for Ronald Araujo to sign a new long-term contract at Camp Nou, with the 21-year-old's current deal set to expire in 2023. Read more.
Pep Guardiola said the striker could be sidelined for anywhere between 10 days and a month. Read more.
Arsenal technical director Edu reportedly got his way with the summer signing of Thomas Partey, who was behind Houssem Aouar in Mikel Arteta's list of priorities. Read more.
Barcelona defender Samuel Umtiti insists that he has no interest in leaving the club, despite recent speculation linking him with Manchester United and Arsenal. Read more.
Arsenal defender Shkodran Mustafi reportedly tells the club that he wants to leave next year, having rejected the offer of a new contract during the summer. Read more.
Real Madrid reportedly identify Liverpool forward Roberto Firmino as a possible target during their planned squad overhaul next summer. Read more.
Manchester United are reportedly planning to return for Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Braut Haaland in 2022, when his release clause drops to £68m. Read more.
The Egyptian made 104 appearances for the Baggies. Read more.
Sevilla defender Jules Kounde admits that he was "flattered" to receive interest from Manchester City during the summer transfer window. Read more.
Real Madrid are reportedly only prepared to offer club legend Sergio Ramos a one-year extension to his current contract. Read more.
Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric dismisses suggestions that he spend a second spell at Tottenham Hotspur. Read more.
Liverpool may reportedly opt against signing a new centre-back during the January transfer window. Read more.