Newcastle United, Chelsea, Merseyside duo Everton and Liverpool and Manchester United are all in the news today.
Moussa Sissoko’s set for talks with Newcastle United in the New Year – after being sold on the club by Yohan Cabaye. The Toulouse midfielder is out of contract at the Ligue 1 club next summer and Newcastle are leading the race to sign the 23-year-old – Full story: Shields Gazette
Chelsea’s planned £38million January move for highly rated 26-year-old Colombian striker Radamel Falcao could be scuppered by Atletico Madrid, who are preparing to offer him lucrative new contract – Full story: talkSPORT
The agent of 22-year-old Lewis Holtby, the Everton fan now impressing for Schalke and who is wanted by Liverpool, says there have been offers from England and Spain for the midfielder – Full story: Sky Sports
Fulham boss Martin Jol is prepared to battle with his former club Hamburg for the signature of Catania’s 24-year-old forward Takayuki Morimoto, who became the youngest player in J League history when he made his debut aged 15 – Full story: talkSPORT
Manchester United and Arsenal are both keen to recruit Crewe’s 18-year-old striker Max Clayton – Full story: Metro
League Two Fleetwood Town, managed by Scotsman Mickey Mellon, have begun an ambitious move to sign Blackpool’s former Rangers and Scotland captain Barry Ferguson, 34, on loan – Full story: Daily Mail
Several clubs are thought to be monitoring Nottingham Forest’s 26-year-old midfielder Simon Gillett – Full story: Sky Sports