Plus: Newcastle are planning a swoop for Atalanta star Ederson; Wolves are considering a move for Chelsea striker Armando Broja; West Ham have rejected an initial approach from Marseille for Said Benrahma; Cameron Carter-Vickers is wanted by West Ham, Nottingham Forest and Brentford
The top stories and transfer rumours from Wednesday’s newspapers…
The £500m proposed takeover of Everton 777 Partners is almost certainly dead in the water.
The Telegraph’s Jason Burt and The Independent’s Miguel Delaney join David Fulton to discuss Jose Mourinho’s future after being sacked by Roma
Jose Mourinho, who has been sacked by Roma after a two-and-a-half-year stint at the Serie A club, could already be lined up with a new role with his native Portugal.
Chelsea have reportedly made an offer to sign Sporting Lisbon star Viktor Gyokeres.
Chelsea are also considering a shock transfer for Aston Villa star Jhon Duran.
Image: Chelsea are considering a shock transfer for Aston Villa star Jhon Duran
Newcastle are reportedly planning a swoop for Atalanta star Ederson.
Manchester United are interested in signing Barcelona star Ronald Araujo, according to reports.
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Benfica have released a statement denying they have held talks with Manchester United over the potential transfer of Joao Neves.
Image: Benfica have released a statement denying they have held talks with Manchester United over the potential transfer of Joao Neves
Paris Saint-Germain have reportedly offered Kylian Mbappe a mouthwatering new contract worth €100m (£86.15m) per season in an attempt to keep him at Parc des Princes.
A number of Barcelona players are losing faith in struggling manager Xavi, as the inquest into their embarrassing 4-1 defeat to bitter rivals Real Madrid in the Spanish Super Cup final goes on.
Joe Cole admits he never should have quit Chelsea for Liverpool: “I wish I hadn’t signed.”
Wolves are considering a move for Armando Broja, whose future is likely to hinge on whether Chelsea sign a striker this month.
Image: Wolves are considering a move for Armando Broja, whose future is likely to hinge on whether Chelsea sign a striker this month
Newcastle are resigned to almost certainly being without the injured Joelinton for the remainder of the season and will review their January transfer plans at a specially convened meeting later this week.
Jose Mourinho is set to be on the market for Premier League clubs looking to change managers following his dismissal at Roma after three-and-a-half years with the Italian team, although the Portuguese could also be heading for the Saudi Pro League.
An emotional Mourinho is given a farewell by the Roma fans as he leaves the club’s training ground having been sacked by the club
West Ham have rejected an initial approach from Marseille for out-of-favour winger Said Benrahma.
Chelsea have ruled out a January move for Sporting striker Viktor Gyokeres.
Brentford are close to agreeing a six-month loan deal to sign Tottenham left-back Sergio Reguilon.
Oleksandr Zinchenko is a doubt for Arsenal’s clash with Crystal Palace on Saturday.
Manchester United have been linked with Matthijs de Ligt and Ronald Araujo as Erik ten Hag looks to overhaul his defensive options, with the Dutchman reportedly “very interested” in reuniting with De Ligt, whom he managed at Ajax.
Everton’s potential new owner 777 Partners is facing another lawsuit after an investor started legal proceedings citing damages of more than $30m (£23.6m).
Sky Sports chief news reporter Kaveh Solhekol explains the process behind charges brought against Everton and Nottingham Forest by the Premier League for breaching Profit and Sustainability rules and what could happen next
Chelsea have had a £73m offer for Sporting Lisbon striker Viktor Gyokeres rejected, according to reports.
Manchester United have been teeing up golf courses as potential sites for a new training ground.
Nottingham Forest will prioritise selling players over buying them in this transfer window, as they look to show Premier League officials they are taking their charge for breaching financial rules seriously.
Chelsea have reportedly been offered Karim Benzema, Roberto Firmino and Aleksandar Mitrovic from the Saudi Pro League as Mauricio Pochettino seeks to add firepower to his squad.
Arsenal transfer target Joshua Zirkzee has emerged on Erik ten Hag’s radar as he searches for a striker signing at Manchester United, according to reports.
Manchester United are reportedly willing to ship off Aaron Wan-Bissaka in order to capture Michael Olise in a swap deal.
Image: Manchester United are reportedly willing to ship off Aaron Wan-Bissaka in order to capture Michael Olise in a swap deal
Cameron Carter-Vickers is wanted by West Ham, Nottingham Forest and Brentford.
Owen Beck has been tipped to make a move to Celtic – but a single appearance for Liverpool would end any plans of a switch to Parkhead this month.
Marseille are no longer interested in signing Hibs left-back Josh Doig this month.