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Liverpool are interested in signing Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart, 29, who is on loan at Italian side Torino. (Daily Mirror)

The Reds are also considering a move for Wolfsburg's Germany midfielder Julian Draxler, 23, who is also wanted by Paris St-Germain. (Times - subscription required)

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho plans to spend £180m on Atletico Madrid striker Antoine Griezmann, 25, Benfica defenders Victor Lindelof, 22, and Nelson Semedo, 23, and Monaco midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko, 22, across the next two transfer windows. (Telegraph)

Other reports suggest Sweden international Lindelof is likely to be Manchester United's only January signing, with the defender arriving in a £38m deal. (Daily Mirror)

Lindelof's arrival would cast doubt over the future of United's England defender Chris Smalling, 27, at Old Trafford. (Daily Express)

Stoke could have signed Lindelof for £260,000, but the Potters were not interested when he arrived on trial as a 17-year-old. (Daily Mail)

United have joined Arsenal in the list of clubs interested in signing West Ham United's France forward Dimitri Payet, 29. (Daily Star)

West Brom have tabled a club-record £18m bid for Manchester United's France midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin, 27. (Telegraph)

Chelsea are not looking to buy Real Madrid midfielder James Rodriguez after being put off by the 25-year-old Colombia international's £60m price tag. (Sun)

Southampton are hoping to keep hold of Virgil van Dijk by demanding more than £45m for the 25-year-old Netherlands defender. (Squawka)

But Manchester City are prepared to offer £50m for Van Dijk when the transfer window opens in January. (Daily Mail)

Full-back Antonio Valencia, 31, has signed a new two-year deal to keep him at Old Trafford until 2018. (Sun)

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The Daily Mail's back page reports Manchester City are chasing Southampton's Virgil van Dijk

Paris St-Germain are preparing another move for Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger, despite being rejected on two previous occasions. (Sun)

West Ham have sent a begging letter to the Premier League's top clubs in a desperate bid to boost their squad in January. (Telegraph)

Former Liverpool and Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli, 26, has held talks over a return to the Premier League, according to agent Mino Raiola. (Talksport)

Raiola also said his client Romelu Lukaku, 23, had agreed "99.9%" of a new contract with Everton but the striker's future at Goodison Park would be reassessed in the summer. (Talksport)

Diego Simeone says he could stay as Atletico Madrid manager beyond his current deal, despite recently having his contract shortened by two years. (Bein Sports)

Chelsea were rejected by Hoffenheim centre-back Niklas Sule, 21, before they re-signed David Luiz, 29, in the summer transfer window. (Bild, via Metro)

The Blues' Brazilian winger Willian, 28, has spoken for the first time about the death of his mother in October. (London Evening Standard)

Former Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard, 38, has been pictured watching his former team-mates train at Stamford Bridge. (Daily Mail)

Swansea are weighing up a £15m move for Newcastle United's Serbia striker Aleksandar Mitrovic, 22. (Daily Express)

Championship leaders Newcastle United will try and sign Hull City's Scotland winger Robert Snodgrass, 29, when the January transfer window opens. (Daily Star)

Brazilian side Chapecoense have signed three players following the club's plane crash earlier this month. (Daily Mirror)

Aston Villa face competition from West Ham, Swansea City and Hull City in their bid to sign Arsenal defender Carl Jenkinson, 24, on loan. (Birmingham Mail)

Several Football League clubs are weighing up a January move for Middlesbrough's out-of-favour striker David Nugent, 31. (Northern Echo)

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And finally

Rangers supporters have clashed with fans of the girl band Little Mix on social media, as the Gers faithful try to get a song they dedicate to striker Joe Garner to the Christmas number one spot. (Daily Mail)

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