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.
Thursday morning’s headlines:
Wolverhampton Wanderers show interest in Japanese winger Shoya Nakajima?
Wolverhampton Wanderers reportedly identify Japan international Shoya Nakajima as a potential signing for the January transfer window. Read more.
Nabil Fekir ‘told to make decision on Lyon future before winter break’
Lyon reportedly tell captain Nabil Fekir to make a final decision on his future before the winter break following the collapse of his summer switch to Liverpool. Read more.
AC Milan ‘want to sign Tiemoue Bakayoko on permanent deal from Chelsea’
AC Milan are reportedly keen to sign Chelsea loanee Tiemoue Bakayoko on a permanent basis for around £35m when the transfer window reopens in January. Read more.
Chelsea forward Eden Hazard ‘agrees Real Madrid deal’
Chelsea winger Eden Hazard reportedly agrees personal terms with Real Madrid ahead of a possible move to the Spanish capital next summer. Read more.
West Ham United ‘put Declan Rice talks on hold’
West Ham United reportedly shelve talks over a contract extension for Declan Rice until the end of the season despite reported interest from Manchester United. Read more.
Arsenal ‘line up Jere Uronen as Nacho Monreal replacement’
Arsenal manager Unai Emery reportedly earmarks Finland international full-back Jere Uronen as a possible replacement for Nacho Monreal next summer. Read more.
Chelsea ‘still interested in signing Everton forward Richarlison’
Chelsea are reportedly ready to revive their interest in signing Brazil international Richarlison, who joined Everton from Watford in a deal worth up to £50m this summer. Read more.
Chelsea ‘open talks over permanent Mateo Kovacic deal’
Chelsea reportedly open talks with Real Madrid over a permanent deal to sign Mateo Kovacic, who is currently on a season-long loan at Stamford Bridge. Read more.
Chelsea offer Eden Hazard £300,000 a week to sign new contract?
Chelsea forward Eden Hazard will become the highest-paid paid player in the club’s history if he commits to a new £300,000-a-week contract, according to a report. Read more.
Chelsea ‘decide to pursue Barcelona midfielder Denis Suarez’
Chelsea are reportedly considered the favourites to sign midfielder Denis Suarez from Barcelona as they are prepared to offer £45m in cash next month. Read more.
Report: Espanyol to move for Manchester United defender Eric Bailly
A report claims that Eric Bailly may be offered an escape route out of Manchester United by former club Espanyol. Read more.
Arsenal ‘will not offer Danny Welbeck new contract’
Danny Welbeck will not be offered a new contract by Arsenal and is free to leave at the end of the season, according to a report. Read more.
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