De Jong, De Ligt, Mazraoui and Van de Beek future
A host of players including Frenkie de Jong, Matthijs de Ligt, Noussair Mazraoui and Donny van de Beek have been linked with Europe's heavyweights.
Normally, these players would be latched upon come the end of the campaign, but could reaching the last-16 might be a gateway to holding onto them
Icardi breaks silence on Inter contract
The Argentine is contracted to the Serie A club until 2021 but a new deal is on the table and being assessed by his wife and agent Wanda Nara.
But the 25-year-old says he will act when he is required to.
De Paul: "I am focused on Udinese"
Tuttosport say both Inter and AC Milan are keen on the 24-year-old with the Nerazzurri the front-runners.
But De Paul, who recently signed a new contract until 2023, said: “Would I like to play for Inter? Well, everyone knows that San Siro is a historic stadium but I am focused on Udinese.
“I could have left in the summer transfer window but I stayed and I renewed instead. I want to think only game after game and then in the summer we will evaluate everything.”
Hammers eye Pereira loan
The 22-year-old wants more first team opportunities at Old Trafford and has reportedly turned down a new three-year deal.
Emery must prove himself in transfer window
Unai Emery still has to prove himself as a shrewd operator in the transfer window, according to former Arsenal goalkeeper David Seaman.
Five new faces arrived in the summer but much of the squad remains from Arsene Wenger's tenure.
And Seaman wants the Spaniard to put his own spin on the team.
Valverde addresses Christensen rumours
The Denmark international has barely figured in the Premier League under Maurizio Sarri, after playing a central role under Antonio Conte.
Samuel Umtiti's injury led to speculation Barca had identified Christensen as cover, but Valverde has quashed such suggestions.
Lampard in transfer battle with Gerrard
Dakonam to Barcelona?
Smalling signs new Man Utd contract
Modric to honour Real contract
Luka Modric has no issue with Cristiano Ronaldo leaving Real Madrid after nine “significant” years, but claims he will not be making an imminent move of his own.
The Croatian midfielder has told Sportske Novosti amid ingoing speculation surrounding his future: "The only thing certain for now is that I'll be with Madrid until the end of my contract."
Celtic & Rangers battle Premier League sides for Sol
Spanish striker Fran Sol's exploits in the Eredivisie have caught the attention of several top flight teams in Britain, according to the Daily Record.
The 26-year-old has been a consistent scorer for Willem II, netting 12 goals in the Dutch top flight II this season.
Ejaria returns to Liverpool from Rangers
The midfielder made 28 appearances for the Scottish side since joining on a season-long loan.
We can confirm Ovie Ejaria is set to return to training with the Reds after his loan spell with Rangers ended early.— Liverpool FC (@LFC) December 15, 2018
However, after talks between the two clubs and the 21-year-old, he has returned to Merseyside and will start training with the club.
Ajax to sign €9m Magallan from Boca Juniors
Ajax are close to signing Lisandro Magallan in January after Boca Juniors accepted an offer for the 25-year-old centre-back.
The Dutch side will pay a total of €9 million (£8m/$10m) for the defender they initially tried to sign in the summer, says De Telegraaf.
Magallan has made 75 appearances for Boca since his debut five years ago.
Granqvist not expecting Man Utd move
Andreas Granqvist is “99.9 per cent” sure that he will not be making a shock move to Manchester United during the January transfer window.
The Swedish defender was reported to be among the options being considered by Jose Mourinho.
Palace monitoring Abraham
Pepe to be released by Besiktas
Juve to use Sandro as Pogba bait
Bianconeri to offer cash and player for Man Utd star
The Bianconeri are willing to part with €40 million (£36m/$45m) and their Brazilian left-back in order to bring a World Cup winner back onto their books.
Arsenal & Spurs eye Grillitsch
Atletico eye Donnarumma as Oblak replacement
Paris Saint-Germain are said to be leading the race for Oblak, who has established himself among Europe's best throughout his four years in the Spanish capital.
As more teams across Europe are tracking the 25-year-old, Atletico are looking for options to replace him.
Marcelo didn't consider Real Madrid exit
Vinicius to stay at Real
Navas not set for Madrid exit
The goalkeeper has been linked with a winter exit from the Spanish giants, but Navas' partner is set to give birth in February, meaning he is unlikely to seek a move abroad, while any interested party is unlikely to be able to match his wage demands.
Barcelona explore striker options
The Catalan club are keen to reinforce their strike force and Gomez, who has scored eight goals this season, is seen as an affordable option, with his release clause standing at €50 million (£45m).
Silva, meanwhile, is on loan at Sevilla this season and has also netted eight times in 2018-19.
Real Madrid scout Moreno
Barcelona eye Christensen
The Blaugrana want to sign the Chelsea defender
The Catalan giants need a replacement for Samuel Umtiti, who is set for a spell on the sidelines.
And they have subsequently launched a bid for Christensen, with negotiations set to continue after their first offer was rejected.
Icardi agent hints at new contract
Mauro Icardi's agent has hinted that he is set to sign a new contract at Inter.
Wanda Icardi, who is also the striker's wife, wrote on Twitter: "It's 00:30 and I'm still here to read the pages of the renewal."
Spurs to keep Walker-Peters
Tottenham do not want to loan out defender Kyle Walker-Peters in January, according to Mauricio Pochettino.
"Now, no. Now, for me, he's one of the best options," he told reporters, when asked if the young right-back could leave.
Chelsea set for British recruitment drive
Maurizio Sarri's side fear falling foul of homegrown rules, with the futures of Gary Cahill, Cesc Fabregas, Danny Drinkwater, Andreas Christensen, Victor Moses and Rob Green all up in the air.
All six players are considered homegrown by the Premier League, and the Blues are wary of losing all six.
Arsenal offered Suarez
Suarez has struggled for game time with the Camp Nou giants, and has been offered to a number of clubs, with Barca setting an asking price of £14 million (€15.5m).
Leicester still tracking Jardim
Jardim was sacked by Monaco earlier this season, but achieved a period of sustained success with the club prior to the current campaign.
Though the Foxes are up to ninth in the table, the club's hierarchy aren't sold on Claude Puel and could eventually opt for a change.
Toronto FC land DeLeon in Re-Entry Draft
The 28-year-old has spent all seven years of his career with D.C. United after being selected seventh overall in the 2012 MLS SuperDraft.
Fulham want to sign Cahill
The veteran defender has fallen out of favour under Maurizio Sarri, making just one Premier League appearance for the Blues this term.
Chelsea will allow Cahill to leave the club, and the Cottagers are hoping the 32-year-old can help shore up their leaky defence.
Juve's plan for Chiesa-Pjaca swap hits snag
The Viola have an option to make Pjaca's loan permanent for a €20 million (£18m/$23m) fee, but the Croatian hasn't proven he's worth that outlay.
Juve were hoping they could use Pjaca as a makeweight in a deal for Fiorentina star Federico Chiesa, but that option appears to be off the table.
Sarachan in talks with North Carolina FC
Former U.S. national team manager Dave Sarachan is in talks with North Carolina FC over their head coaching position, reports The Washington Post.
Sarachan served as the USMNT interim boss for more than a year, with his time in charge ending earlier this month with the appointment of Gregg Berhalter as manager.
The 64-year-old told the Post there was mutual interest between himself and the second-division side.
Flamengo in talks to sign Gabigol
Flamengo have opened talks with Gabriel Barbosa's representatives over a possible move, according to ESPN Brazil.
The striker has returned to form with Santos while on loan from Inter, where he struggled to impose himself.
Barbosa's form has led to interest from other European sides, and Flamengo know that landing the 22-year-old would likely be expensive.
Pochettino not expecting new Tottenham signings in January
Mauricio Pochettino has admitted that he is not expecting much movement from Tottenham in the upcoming transfer window.
Spurs were inactive over the summer in the transfer market, failing to bring in a single new face, though they are third in the table despite that.
Despite competing on multiple fronts in the new year, the Argentine manager believes that his side should not enter the market unless it is for the right man.
Neymar likely to stay at PSG
While he could depart in the summer, the Brazil star is leaning toward staying in the French capital
The Brazil star has considered leaving in the past, but has begun to reconsider as he grows more comfortable within the PSG side and realises his financial situation would not be easily replicated elsewhere.
The result is a Neymar who, while he still could change his mind, is more likely than not to stay with PSG.
Bournemouth and West Ham target Loftus-Cheek
The two clubs can offer Loftus-Cheek the playing time necessary to stay in the England picture, and are aiming for a purchase option in the deal.
Bournemouth are targeting the midfielder for a shot at qualifying for Europe, while West Ham hope the chance to stay in London is enough to lure Loftus-Cheek to the club.
Arsenal and Tottenham after Hoffenheim midfielder
Chelsea confident of signing Bournemouth's Wilson
The Blues are more than willing to pay £30 million ($38m) for the England international as Maurizio Sarri wants to improve on his strike force of Alvaro Morata and Olivier Giroud.
Wilson is currently sidelined with a hamstring injury, and Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe has insisted his star man won't be sold.
Inter targeting Modric and Conte
Beppe Marotta has joined the club from Juventus, where he worked Conte as a manager.
The club believes Modric is seeking one final challenge in his career and could be tempted to Serie A, especially with three fellow Croatian internationals already on the squad in Ivan Perisic, Marcelo Brozovic and Sime Vrsaljko.