Sports Mole rounds up the latest confirmed transfer news and speculation from across the footballing world.
With all eyes fixed on the January transfer market, clubs around the UK and Europe are already lining up potential mid-season moves.
Friday morning’s headlines:
Chelsea ‘willing to pay £35m for Bournemouth striker Callum Wilson’
Chelsea reportedly turn their attention to £35m-rated Bournemouth striker Callum Wilson after being priced out of a move for Inter Milan’s Mauro Icardi. Read more.
Report: Newcastle United join race to sign Yacine Brahimi
Newcastle United join West Ham United and Everton in the running to sign Yacine Brahimi from Porto, according to a report. Read more.
Turkish giants Galatasaray ‘plotting Xherdan Shaqiri loan bid’
A report claims that Xherdan Shaqiri is wanted by Turkish giants Galatasaray, who are looking to bring him to the club on loan in January. Read more.
Report: Arsenal ready to sell David Ospina to Napoli in January
Napoli will reportedly be given the chance to turn Arsenal goalkeeper David Ospina’s loan move into a permanent deal in January for a cut-price fee of £3.5m. Read more.
West Ham ‘submit offer for Brazilian forward Gabriel Barbosa’
Inter Milan forward Gabriel Barbosa is reportedly the subject of a January bid from West Ham United, having reignited his career on loan with former club Santos. Read more.
Eintracht Frankfurt star Sebastien Haller a target for Tottenham Hotspur?
A report claims that Tottenham Hotspur may move for Eintracht Frankfurt’s Sebastien Haller, while Newcastle United are also rumoured to be interested. Read more.
Report: West Ham United considering move for Samir Nasri
West Ham United boss Manuel Pellegrini could bring former Arsenal and Manchester City midfielder Samir Nasri back to the Premier League, according to a report. Read more.
Juventus ‘want Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Mousa Dembele’
Juventus reportedly identify Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Mousa Dembele as a possible transfer target in January, with the Belgian’s contract due to expire next summer. Read more.
Arsenal, Liverpool ‘tracking Club Brugge striker Cyril Ngonge’
Arsenal and Liverpool are reportedly among a number of clubs tracking the progress of 18-year-old Club Brugge striker Cyril Ngonge. Read more.
Liverpool ‘keeping tabs on Mallorca teen Victor Christopher de Baunbag’
Liverpool are reportedly tracking the progress of 18-year-old Mallorca striker Victor Christopher de Baunbag ahead of a possible future move. Read more.
Lewis Stevenson extends Hibs stay by a further three years
The defender was awarded a testimonial in 2017. Read more.
Arsenal ‘considering January swoop for Juventus defender Medhi Benatia’
Arsenal are reportedly lining up a January move for Juventus centre-back Medhi Benatia as Unai Emery eyes defensive reinforcements. Read more.
Fulham ‘eyeing move for Chelsea midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko’
Fulham are reportedly considering a January bid to sign Tiemoue Bakayoko from local rivals Chelsea, despite the midfielder currently being on loan at AC Milan. Read more.
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