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Arsenal have become favourites to sign Portugal forward Joao Felix, 23, from Atletico Madrid in January, ahead of Paris St-Germain, Manchester United and Aston Villa. (Marca - in Spanish)

There is a "good chance" Arsenal will be able to sign Ukraine winger Mykhaylo Mudryk in January, for less than the £86m Shakhtar Donetsk previously wanted for the 21-year-old. (Athletic)

Liverpool have an agreement in principle with Benfica to sign 21-year-old Argentina midfielder Enzo Fernandez. (La Capital - in Spanish)

Fernandez is an alternative for Real Madrid if they cannot sign their main target, 19-year-old England midfielder Jude Bellingham, from Borussia Dortmund for next season. (Sport - in Spanish)

The Football Association want Gareth Southgate to continue as England manager, despite gauging former Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel's interest in the job before the World Cup. (Bild - in German)

The FA will consider foreign candidates if Southgate stands down as England manager. (Telegraph - subscription required)

The FA see Leicester City's Northern Irish boss Brendan Rodgers as a leading candidate - but not Frank Lampard or Steven Gerrard. (Star)

Brazil want Carlo Ancelotti to succeed Tite as coach following their World Cup exit, and informally approached the Real Madrid boss in October. (UOL Esporte - in Portuguese)

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Leicester City are braced for Arsenal to make a final attempt to sign Youri Tielemans next month before the Belgium midfielder, 25, becomes a free agent in the summer. (Mirror)

Chelsea have opened talks to sign Germany striker Youssoufa Moukoko, 18, on a free transfer from Borussia Dortmund in July. (Nicolo Schira)

Paris St-Germain are interested in signing France winger Ousmane Dembele, 25, from Barcelona. (El Nacional - in Catalan)

AC Milan are in talks with Chelsea and Manchester United target Rafael Leao about a contract extension, and are "calm" about whether the Portugal forward, 23, will sign a new deal. (Gazzetta dello Sport, via Goal)

Manchester United will activate contract options for former Spain goalkeeper David de Gea, 32, England left-back Luke Shaw, 27, and Brazil midfielder Fred, 29, as well as England striker Marcus Rashford, 25, and Portugal right-back Diogo Dalot, 23. (Manchester Evening News)

Leeds United are plotting a January move for PSV Eindhoven's Germany left-back Philipp Max, 29. (Football Insider)

Wilfried Zaha, 30, looks likely to leave Crystal Palace on a free transfer when the Ivory Coast forward's contract expires next summer. (Fabrizio Romano, via CaughtOffside)

Sevilla want Isco to leave in January, just five months after signing the former Spain midfielder, 30, from Real Madrid. (Marca - in Spanish)

Bayern Munich are closing in on a deal to sign Austria midfielder Konrad Laimer, 25, on a free transfer from RB Leipzig next summer. (Fabrizio Romano)

Tottenham Hotspur are set for fresh talks with manager Antonio Conte this week over a new long-term contract for the Italian. (Athletic)

Former Barcelona and Roma boss Luis Enrique wants to return to a club job after leaving his role as Spain coach. (Sport - in Spanish)

Ex-Tottenham and Paris St-Germain manager Mauricio Pochettino has told friends he is keen on the Chelsea job, if it were to become available. (Football Insider)

Amazon are the latest company to be linked with buying Manchester United - but the Glazers' asking price of about £7bn is believed to be unrealistic by industry experts. (Mail)

Aston Villa boss Unai Emery is interested in bringing Netherlands winger Arnaut Danjuma, 25, and Senegal midfielder Nicolas Jackson, 21, from his former club Villarreal to Villa Park. (Mirror)

PSV Eindhoven director of football Marcel Brands says 23-year-old Netherlands winger Cody Gakpo could be sold in January, but only for a club-record fee. (Goal)

Chelsea target Rafael Leao, 23, is unwilling to renew his contract with AC Milan as the Portugal forward wants more than the reported seven million euros a year the Italian side are offering. (Sky Germany via Football Transfers)

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