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Manchester City chief executive Ferran Soriano has been in Spain to hold talks over the potential transfer of midfielder Isco, 23, from Real Madrid.

City are considering making a bid for Liverpool forward Jerome Sinclair after contract talks with the Anfield outfit stalled.

City will not make bids for either Leicester City’s striker Jamie Vardy or Barcelona forward Neymar in the January transfer window.

Having sent scouts to watch him on at least five occasions, Atletico Madrid are keen to bring Watford striker Odion Ighalo to Spain for around £12 million.

Arda Turan will wear the No.7 shirt for Barcelona, while Aleix Vidal has been handed No.22.

Real Madrid are keen on Roma’s Miralem Pjanic and recently made contact with the midfielder’s representatives.

Barcelona forward Sandro Ramirez, 20, has emerged as a target for Tottenham in January.

Inter will make a move for Manchester City’s Pablo Zabaleta at some point in 2016 with manager Roberto Mancini having worked with the full-back during his time in England.

Alexis Sanchez wants Arsenal to make a move for Javier Hernandez in January, even though the striker has already played in the Champions League with Bayer Leverkusen.

Arsenal are keen on a move for Barcelona midfielder Sergi Samper and are willing to offer €6 million for the 20-year-old.

Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois has told Real Madrid that he wants to join them next summer.

Chelsea have made another approach for Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba, 22.

Louis van Gaal would be the ideal candidate to take over as technical director of the Netherlands national team, says current coach Danny Blind.

United are preparing a £33m bid for Lazio and Brazil winger Felipe Anderson, 22.

The Red Devils are willing to allow goalkeeper Sam Johnstone leave the club on loan in January, with a number of Championship clubs interested.

Cesc Fabregas remains part of Guus Hiddink’s plans but is now set to compete for the No.10 role instead of a deeper midfielder position. Juventus and Inter are keen on the Spaniard.

Juventus are set to sign Genoa midfielder Rolando Mandragora. The 18-year-old, who has been labelled as ‘the next Marco Verratti’, was also wanted by Manchester City, Paris Saint-Germain and Liverpool.

Lazio are set to look elsewhere after admitting defeat in their bid to lure Kurt Zouma away from Chelsea to the Italian capital.

Both AC Milan and Juventus are interested in signing Ever Banega in January. The midfielder’s contract expires in the summer and he could leave Sevilla for a small fee during the transfer window.

Italian club AC Milan would like to sign the Blues’ 31-year-old defender Branislav Ivanovic.

Having failed in their bid to sign him in the summer, Juventus will return to Chelsea and try to prise Oscar away from Stamford Bridge.

Barcelona forward Sandro Ramirez, 20, has emerged as a target for Tottenham in January.

The Montreal Impact are actively pursuing strikers, with Didier Drogba very unlikely to return amid speculation he is joining Chelsea’s coaching staff.

Liverpool are considering making a £4m bid for Leicester left-back Ben Chilwell, 19. The England Under-20 international, who was targeted by Arsenal in the summer, is on loan at Huddersfield.

Newcastle boss Steve McClaren is planning a £10m bid for CSKA Moscow’s Russia midfielder Alan Dzagoev, 25, as he looks to add more quality to his squad in January.

Tottenham are targeting 22-year-old West Brom striker Saido Berahino in a swap deal that would see Spurs winger Andros Townsend, 24, join the Baggies.

Berahino has been warned over persistent lateness by current manager Tony Pulis.

Swansea City’s French striker Bafetimbi Gomis, 30, could be a January target for Qatari club Lekhwiya.

The Swans are ready to sell Gomis for £6.5m if they can secure a loan move for Chelsea striker Patrick Bamford, 22.

Bamford is seeking to stay in the Premier League despite confirming he wants to leave loan club Crystal Palace.

Bamford has taken to Twitter to apologise for his comments in the wake of Crystal Palace’s draw with Swansea City

Palace will attempt to sign either Chelsea striker Loic Remy, 28, or QPR’s Charlie Austin, 26, in the January transfer window.

Alan Pardew’s side are considering making a bid for 24-year-old QPR defender Steven Caulker, who is currently on loan at Southampton.

Old Trafford is officially the most boring place to watch football – Manchester United have seen the fewest league goals in English league football so far this season.

Norwich City are closing in on a £2.2 million move for Dinamo Zagreb defender Ivo Pinto having beaten off the likes of Stuttgart and Anderlecht.

The Canaries have agreed an £8million deal to sign Steven Naismith from Everton.

Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce will make a move for Bayern Munich’s 6ft 5ins centre-back Jan Kirchhoff, 25.

Players had to comfort a Tunisian referee after he was reduced to tears after abuse from the crowd.

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