Manchester United's Juan Mata linked with shock return to Real Madrid
With the January window on the horizon, there's plenty brewing in the transfer market. All the latest deals and potential deals can be found here.
Real Madrid ponder Mata homecoming
Real Madrid could make a shock move for Juan Mata to take the Manchester United star back to the Bernabeu, according to the Express.
The Spanish midfielder started his career with Los Blancos but failed to graduate from Castilla before joining Valencia.
The 29-year-old was a surprise omission from Jose Mourinho's squad in the loss to Chelsea last weekend.
Zinedine Zidane could make a move to add a fresh identity to his flailing squad with a potential bargain in the horizon given Mata's contract expires next summer.
PSG stars up for sale with FFP sanctions looming
Paris Saint-Germain are reportedly ready to sell Angel Di Maria and Lucas Moura in order to comply with Financial Fair Play regulations, according to the Mail.
PSG need to raise £70 million and could sacrifice the South American duo after splashing out £198m for Neymar and committing to pay out a further £165m next summer to convert Kylian Mbappe's loan into a permanent move.
Di Maria failed to settle in the Premier League with Manchester United, which could limit the market for his services.
While Lucas has failed to start a game for Unai Emery and may be eager to move in order to move back into the picture for a Brazil call-up, with his last cap coming more than a year ago.
Saints eye Jojo to solve goal crisis
Southampton are eyeing a move for Stevan Jovetic to help sharpen their attack after scoring just nine goals in the Premier League this season, reports the Mirror.
Mauricio Pellegrino will make an offer to Monaco, who only signed the Montenegrin international last summer after a spell at Sevilla on loan from Inter.
The 28-year-old has scored just once in Ligue 1 for Les Rouges et Blancs this campaign, but another move just six months on from signing a four-year deal would be a surprise.
Injuries blighted Jovetic's time with Manchester City, limiting him to just 11 goals in two seasons.
Marseille ready to meet Mahrez value
Marseille are plotting a blockbuster move for Riyad Mahrez in January, with Algerian newspaper L'Expression claiming the Ligue 1 giants are ready to meet Leicester's €30m asking price.
Mahrez appeared keen to move last summer but the Foxes rejected a late offer from Barcelona to keep the former PFA Player of the Year.
The 26-year-old has shown flashes of recapturing his best form this term but could move back to French football if persuaded, where he featured in Ligue 2 for Le Havre before his move in 2014.
- West Ham are ready to sell some of their top talents in order to fund a January spending spree that could keep them in the Premier League, reports the Mirror.
The Hammers recently sacked Slaven Bilic, with David Moyes already installed as his replacement, and Declan Rice could potentially be sacrificed with Arsenal previously keen.
Josh Cullen, Domingos Quina and Reece Burke could also become available, while Borussia Monchengladbach may tempt West Ham with an offer to convert their loan move for Reece Oxford into a permanent one.
- Torino will move for AC Milan starlet Patrick Cutrone in January, reports Tuttosport, with the 19-year-old identified as the ideal chief back-up for Andrea Belotti.
Vincenzo Montella has Andre Silva and Nikola Kalinic in front of the youngster, though the Rossoneri talent has sparkled despite the side's struggles this term. His five goals and two assists for the first team mean he has an outstanding average of a goal or an assist every 104 minutes.