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Newcastle will snub a £9million Arsenal bid for French midfielder Moussa Sissoko, 25. (Independent)

Manchester City have enquired about signing striker Wilfried Bony, 26, from Swansea City for £30m in the new year. (Telegraph)

City face competition for Bony’s signature from Premier League title rivals Chelsea, who are also interested in the Ivory Coast international. (Times)

Defender Matija Nastasic is close to departing Manchester City after Bundesliga side Schalke confirmed they were in talks with the 21-year-old over an an initial loan deal. (Manchester Evening News)

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers wants to sign Villarreal’s 21-year-old Argentine striker Luciano Vietto, who has been dubbed the “new Sergio Aguero”. (Daily Mirror)

Everton boss Roberto Martinez is weighing up a move for another of his former Wigan players, keeper Ali Al-Habsi, because of an injury to American star Tim Howard, who has been ruled out for up to six weeks. (Daily Mail)

Arsenal are readying a £25.5m bid for 22-year-old Sporting Lisbon midfielder William Carvalho. (Daily Star)

AC Milan have told clubs, including Arsenal and Liverpool, that Italy striker Stephan El Shaarawy, 22, will cost £11.5m if they want to sign him in January. (Daily Express)

Liverpool, Manchester City and Arsenal have made enquiries for St Etienne defensive midfielder Rayan Souici, 17. (Daily Mail)

Promising Norway midfielder Martin Odegaard, 16, will sign for Southampton, snubbing several top clubs. (Daily Star)

Huddersfield are keen on Rangers midfielder Nicky Law, who could follow Brentford-bound Lewis MacLeod out of the crisis club (Daily Mail)

Sheffield United could attempt to sign striker Chris O’Grady on a permanent basis, despite his return to Brighton from a loan at Bramall Lane (Sheffield Star)

Dundee are poised to hand former Derby and Scotland midfielder Stephen Pearson a passage from India (Dundee Courier)