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Tuesday December 15
Chelsea are plotting a stunning swap deal by offloading Eden Hazard to Real Madrid and getting James Rodriguez in return.
Manchester United have joined the race for Benfica youngster Goncalo Guedes who's been scouted by Arsenal and Chelsea.
Brighton hitman Tomer Hemed is being tracked by Swansea City.
Liverpool keeper Simon Mignolet still has the backing of boss Jurgen Klopp despite his latest blunder against West Brom on Sunday and is set to sign a new five-year deal.
Swansea have started the process of interviewing candidates to take over and former Argentina and Marseille boss Marcelo Bielsa has become the latest name to enter the fray.
Arsenal and England striker Danny Welbeck is set to be out until at least February.
Southampton's Graziano Pelle has had an injection in his knee to make sure he is available for the festive period.
Saido Berahino has been branded a 'waster' by Baggies legend Tony Brown. The striker, 22, has scored only three times this season for West Brom and been benched in their last three games.
Cardiff City goalkeeper Ben Wilson has had his loan spell with AFC Wimbledon ended after being caught up in a potty-mouthed Twitter row with the club's own supporters.
Chelsea have been warned Alex Teixeira could cost them at least £7m more if they fail to strike a January deal with Shakhtar Donetsk. The 25-year-old Brazilian has revealed Jose Mourinho's team are in talks with his Ukrainian club about signing him.
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp is reluctant to make any signings in the January window, despite being offered funds to bring in new players by the club's American owners.
Bournemouth are eyeing up a January swoop for Leeds United midfielder Lewis Cook.
West Brom will consider handing Besiktas winger Kerim Frei., 22, a Premier League return after his previous stint with Fulham if they miss out on QPR's Matt Phillips.
Brighton winger Solly March is being chased by Premier League clubs Stoke, Southampton and Bournemouth.
Aston Villa's summer recruitment is under fresh scrutiny after stinging criticism from Alan Shearer and the axing of two expensive fitness experts.
Italian champions Juventus are keen to sign Chelsea's 24-year-old midfielder Oscar.
Former Manchester United star Steve Coppell has laid into Louis van Gaal by saying: "If you spend the most money, then you buy the best players and you have the best team. If that formula breaks down then a cog has gone wrong and the cog that has gone wrong appears to be the manager."
Angel di Maria has revealed how a phone call from Laurent Blanc convinced him to leave Manchester United and join French champions Paris Saint-Germain.
Gary Neville has said that fans of Valencia have every right to question his appointment as manager of the club, as he would have done the same if he were still a pundit.
Juventus are still keen to sign Chelsea star Oscar to add creativity to their team. The Italian giants have also issued a hands-off warning to the top clubs of Europe as Real Madrid and Barcelona target a move for the club's star attacking duo Paulo Dybala and Alvaro Morata
Aston Villa boss Remi Garde is prepared to listen to offers for striker Gabby Agbonlahor when the January transfer window opens.
Sam Allardyce has called on the Premier League to reconsider introducing a winter break given what he says are obvious benefits.
Chelsea will relaunch their £40m bid to sign Everton defender John Stones in January as manager Jose Mourinho bids to kick-start his team's season.
Meanwhile, the struggling Blues are favourites to sign Monaco midfielder Bernardo Silva with the French team understood to be open to selling the 21-year-old, providing their £21.6m price-tag is met.
West Brom could offer Kerim Frei a Premier League return if they miss out on £7m-rated QPR winger Matt Phillips.
Ex-Liverpool boss Gerard Houllier has saluted Jurgen Klopp and also praised the Premier League by saying: "The pace of the game is so high and so intense, you sometimes think it is not as technical as maybe it used to be. But it is still entertaining."
Arsenal are weighing up a move for Barcelona's 20-year-old defender Alex Grimaldo. According to reports in Portugal Benfica are ready to make their move, while Bayern and Porto are monitoring the situation.
Arsenal and Tottenham players shared their Christmas parties at the same London nightclub.
Goalkeeper Simon Mignolet is close to signing a new contract at Liverpool, with negotiations over extending his Anfield career set to be concluded before the end of the month.
Manchester United have confirmed that ticket prices will be reduced by approximately 25 per cent for the Europa League last-32 tie against FC Midtjylland and beyond should Louis van Gaal's team overcome the Danish champions.
Derek McInnes has underlined his commitment to Aberdeen after admitting for the first time he was sounded out for other jobs.
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