Super-agent Jorge Mendes is wooing Fulham’s 19-year-old England youth international midfielder Fabio Carvalho and is trying to fix him up with a move to Liverpool.
(Daily Mail) Arsenal are ready to revive their interest in RB Leipzig midfielder Tyler Adams, with the revelation in Germany he can be signed for £34m because of a clause in his contract.
(Daily Express) Tottenham boss Antonio Conte has apparently asked Spurs transfer chief Fabio Paratici to sign Ajax goalkeeper Andre Onana.
(Daily Express) Premier League clubs could invoke an “anyone but Newcastle” transfer policy, such is the anger at their takeover by Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund.
(Sun) Paul Pogba wants to renew his contract with Manchester United but the 28-year-old France midfielder is demanding he overtakes Cristiano Ronaldo to become the Premier League’s highest-paid player.
(L’Equipe) Newcastle are eyeing up a move for Juventus’ France midfielder Adrien Rabiot, 26, in the January transfer window.
(Calciomercato) But Newcastle may find it difficult to buy or loan players from Premier League clubs in January because some top-flight teams do not want to do business with them.
(Daily Telegraph) Eddie Howe wants to make Juventus midfielder Aaron Ramsey his first signing as Newcastle United manager.
(Sun) England keeper Dean Henderson, 24, wants to leave Manchester United at the end of the season if he cannot overtake Spain stopper David de Gea, 31, as the first choice at Old Trafford.
(Daily Mail) Liverpool are lining up a triple January transfer swoop to cover for Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane and Naby Keita when the trio head off to the Africa Cup of Nations, with Inter Milan’s Croatia midfielder Marcelo Brozovic, 28, among those being considered.
(Daily Star) Bayern Munich scouts have been watching 17-year-old West Brom striker Reyes Cleary, who has scored 14 goals in 12 games this season.
(Daily Mail) Antonio Conte is reported to have asked Tottenham to bring Gareth Bale back to the club in January for a second loan spell.
(Daily Star) Denmark defender Andreas Christensen, 25, has told Chelsea fans not to worry about his future despite his contract expiring in the summer.
(London Evening Standard) West Ham and Newcastle are set to go head to head in a battle for the signature of Marseille’s Croatia centre-back Duje Caleta-Car, previously a target for Liverpool.
(Sun) Christensen’s Chelsea future hinges on whether or not an impasse over the terms and length of his proposed new contract can be broken.
(Daily Telegraph) Fiorentina forward Dusan Vlahovic remains a priority target for Juventus, despite interest from Premier League clubs in the 21-year-old Serbia international.
(Tuttosport) Jack Rodwell has agreed a move to Australia to try and salvage his career, and he is set to join Western Sydney Wanderers on a two-year deal.
(Daily Mirror) Juventus have offered Wales midfielder Aaron Ramsey, 30, to fellow Serie A side Roma on loan.
(Calciomercatio) Barcelona are preparing to bolster their forward line in January with Manchester City’s England forward Raheem Sterling, 26, Manchester United’s Uruguayan striker Edinson Cavani, 34, and 25-year-old German international Timo Werner of Chelsea all being considered.
(Marca) Six-time Ballon d’Or winner Lionel Messi, 34, could be set for a move back to Barcelona despite the Argentina forward having only quit the La Liga giants for Paris St-Germain three months ago.
(Daily Star) MANAGEMENT STUFF
Aston Villa hope to name Steven Gerrard as their new manager in the next 48 hours after agreeing a £3m compensation package with Rangers.
(Times) Aston Villa will push to recruit Rangers assistants Gary McAllister and Michael Beale should they agree terms to make Steven Gerrard their new manager.
(Daily Express) Rangers are looking at bringing in Swansea boss and former Scotland international Russell Martin if Gerrard leaves.
(Daily Mirror) Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers, who has been linked with replacing Ole Gunnar Solskjaer at Manchester United, is believed to have a release clause in his contract that allows him to leave if a club in the Champions League makes a move for him.
(Daily Star) Newcastle are looking to add Michael Edwards to their backroom staff now the Liverpool transfer guru has announced he will leave the Anfield club at the end of the season.
(Sun) Rangers are targeting Swansea boss Russell Martin as their next manager.
(Daily Mirror) INTERNATIONAL STUFF
Jack Grealish is to be assessed by England having reported that he felt unwell hours after Declan Rice had withdrawn from Gareth Southgate’s squad due to illness. John Stones has revealed Gareth Southgate told him his England place was safe despite falling down the pecking order at Manchester City.
(Daily Mirror) England face the prospect of missing out on Manchester United teenager Zidane Iqbal, with Iraqi football chiefs keen to secure his services at senior international level.
(Sky Sports) OTHER STUFF
Derby face near-certain relegation to League One with Wayne Rooney’s side set for a further nine-point deduction, taking the total loss to 21 points.
(Daily Mail) Antonio Conte has banned ketchup and mayonnaise from the Tottenham training ground canteen as he was disappointed with the squad’s conditioning when he took over earlier this month.
(Daily Mail) Czech businessman Daniel Kretinsky has completed his purchase of a 27 per cent stake in West Ham.
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